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148 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5733
+1 617-354-5233
06:30 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Concord ma
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86 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Darwins makes great sandwiches. Period. I am particularly fond of the Fayerweather with avocado on pepper jack. Messy and wonderful!!

Thank NickMiller_Clarity
New Delhi, India
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198 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to be at by yourself or with colleagues.Hot coffees to cold teas , sandwiches...you have them all.The place seems to be warm and inviting.

Thank Shalu2127
Boston, USA
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239 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A friend invited me for tea - great selection - had a nice Chinese green. A big pot for a reasonable price (take that TeaLux!) We got a little table, but, it wasn't that easy. Busy place during and after lunch. But, great wifi and no worries about staying as long as you like. Good spot.

Thank LoveToTravelBoston
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

great choice of sandwiches for everyone. A very vibrant place during lunch hour, the whole place is jammed with Harvard students.

Thank Rick v
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

delicious sandwiches, made to order. nice variety with good ingredients. lots of possibilities for a picnic along the Charles.

Thank marybeth02140
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243 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I had a sandwich here today with a friend. The quality was outstanding. It was large, fresh, and Tasty. This is a popular spot for a good reason.

Thank ross5100
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this place regularly, but since a few weeks ago we are noticing a huge change in the taste and quality of sandwiches. That'd a pity, as we used to go there for the good food...

Thank alakia
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Spotted this place when I was walking to the rase in the morning and decided to come back for lunch. Got my order wrong and my wife's sandwich was impossible for her to eat - it basically fell apart. Where to place your was a little confusing and the lady behind counter was somewhat rude in providing guidance. Paid extra... More 

Thank Axel777
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Darwin's has imaginative sandwiches made with excellent bread. Whether you'll be happy with the filling depends very much on who is making the sandwich and how busy the counter is--you take your chances. The pastries are also unreliable: v. good if fresh, but one wonders if they sit in the case until sold . . . They can be sublimely... More 

2 Thank langdonllangdon2016
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

We go to this place on a regular basis and every time we enjoy sitting there, having the great brunch and coffee. My favorite is Kenway breakfast burrito.

Thank alakia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Fast food, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5733
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-5233

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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?