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Daedalus

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5053
+1 617-349-0071
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 01:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of 6 had dinner here one evening. Clean and well decorated. The service was very attentive. The food was excellent. Can thoroughly recommend.

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Thank martyuk2015
East Hills, New York
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My husband and I were visiting my son, a Harvard student, last month. My son recommended this restaurant for dinner, and we all loved it. My husband and I got the artichoke hearts as an appetizer. My son and gf had the bruschetta. I had the fish tacos as an entree, and the boys had the jambalaya. My son's girlfriend... More 

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Thank TripEnthusiast2
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Good place to end a guided tour of Harvard Campus. The truffle and rosemary fries marvellous accompaniment to good selection of artisan beers.

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Thank Graham J
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a place were I could have a business meeting and not compete with noise. First time I had visited and was satisfied with food,service and ambience.

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Thank Nigel B
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is good place to come with your friends in the Summer as it has an awesome rooftop terrace. The food is good and the drinks too. I have also been in the winter, and is fine too, sometimes it's super crowded, but is fine.

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Thank pinacolada2017
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stopped in for an early dinner on a Saturday Night. Got a seat, but the place filled shortly after. We sat up in the outdoor seating. The service was good, the menu had several great choices. Everyone really liked the food. This may be a bit upscale but is was worth it. If we are ever down by Harvard... More 

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Thank Scott C
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

So, decent bar. Main attraction being the rooftop terrace. Nice views over the neighbouring buildings and churches. Staff were very informative. Particularly in letting me know that typically bars do not accept foreign driving licences as ID, usually they only accept passports. This advice was particularly helpful, as it then dawned on me I'd left my passport in our previous... More 

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Thank David S
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119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I've been coming to this place for over a decade. It's just great. The square has a lot of turnover, but this is one of the places that never fails to deliver great food, good beers and a good vibe. Brunch is good, and not too rowdy. In daylight hours and late on weeknights it's a good place to work.... More 

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Thank JAOXON
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent specials! Risotto, scallops, and beef tips were amazing. Both meals were outstanding and would go back again! Rooftop was worth the wait!

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Thank thefarrell6
New Delhi, India
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198 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Good burgers,nice bar, great place by the road, clean,good service too! Enjoyed the brunch here....nice place to visit

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Thank Shalu2127

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5053
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-349-0071

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?