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Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers

1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
+1 617-354-6559
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bartley’s is a harvard square legend and for good reason. Eating here is just plain fun. It’s good to go during the slow season - when students are away. The burgers are solid in term so quality and everyone can find something they like with...More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hustly and Bustly and Greasy Burgers with Greasy Onions Rings and Frappes - not for any one watching their cholesterol intake! But soooooo good and satisfying! Could spend a lot of time there perusing the menu and all the schtick memorabilia scattered on the walls,...More

Thank Shiraz-2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can be a line, but worth a visit. Thematic burgers and decent sweet potato french fries. Get a frappe, not a milkshake.

Thank TThornton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These hamburgers are special. It starts up with beef that is well marbled, never dry, and always tasty. While the burgers can be dressed up in a variety of cheese and condiments, the main product is a very tasty burger. While it is crowded and...More

Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Cambridge institution for decades, the Mr Bartley's burger experience is worth the trip into Harvard Square. There's almost any imaginable variation that you could want, and the satisfaction of allowing a dribble on your chin fits right in to the experience. it's often crowded,...More

Thank DennisChurchman
Reviewed 7 December 2017

First of all, they do not accept cash so it can be a hassle if you do not know this beforehand. Secondly, the food isn't that great but is quite expensive. I am guessing the price is mostly there because of the location (Harvard Square)....More

Thank arnob115
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Not for those worried about their cholesterol. Burgers, burgers, burgers - so tasy and served dozens of different ways! Each one is named after a different celebrity - I love the Colin Powell!

Thank DavidMinutiae
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Mr. Bartley’s burgers are gourmet, and there is quite a variety. I think my burger was called the “Caitlyn Jenner” to give you an example. The burgers are good, but they’re not the best in Boston. (I’m not sure they are the best burgers in...More

Thank Danno251
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

While the food here is pretty good it is not up to the fanfare. The tables are incredibly small and uncomfortable and on top of one another. To top it all off there is no restroom which should be illegal. It is certainly not up...More

Thank Hollin D
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting Boston for business and sports, we had to go to Harvard Square for a burger and frappe- a milk shake. I had the Viagra- added blue cheese and more. Crowded into an intimate corner of Harvard Square - no bathrooms, this was definitely a...More

Thank Tom H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-6559
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