Cambridge Brewing Company

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Cambridge Brewing CompanyCambridge Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.97/5
Based on:
102 Beers
1,476 Reviews
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 200
Visits: 309
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1 Kendall Sq
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139-1500
United States
phone: (617) 494-1994

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cambridgebrewer

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Reviews: 200 | Visits: 309
Reviews by LittleDon:
Photo of LittleDon
4.6/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

CBC has what all brewpubs should strive for: quality brews, wide selection, inviting atmosphere, and good food.

I'll start with my only negative: the place can be loud. But this is no different than many establishments these days. If you can overlook this, CBC is about as close to the perfect brewpub as you can imagine. Service is problem with good knowledge of the products, both food and beer. Great selection. There were six seasonal brews when I visited plus cask. Add in the four year round offerings and you'll have a wide enough variety of styles to find a thing or two to your liking. The atmosphere is light and friendly, a modern take on the neighborhood bar. To round things out the food is very good. I sampled the Mezza Plate and Poutine. Both where very tasty examples of what can be done to ordinary bar food. Prices for both beer and food were reasonable for Boston.

Would I return? Given the interesting selection of seasonals and good food, you bet. (971 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of mattmarka1
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jebrew
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of CHickman
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Really cool place with a nice outdoor patio and a really laid back vibe where everyone was welcomed and taken care of by the attentive staff. They had a nice selection of beers, the waiter offered solid recommendations and the food came out quick and hot. Beers were good, my burger was very good and there was no rush to leave or pressure. It was a perfect hangover experience and our waiter was one of the best I've ever had, at any restaurant. Quality place close to Lord Hobo, go to both if you're up in Cambridge, MA, you won't be disappointed. (549 characters)

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jophish17
3.36/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.75

Photo of BranfordBound
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of snowmageddon
4.21/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Doomcifer
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Zstets
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Come for the beer
The food is just okay (39 characters)

Photo of NateF90
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ChrisMyhre
4.44/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of SveNss0N
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of brother_rebus
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of trevorpost
4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of HopsHopenstein
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of sdaly3
4.48/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of benzalman
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
2.74/5  rDev -32.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Beer is just ok. Weird vibe (27 characters)

Photo of Dicers
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of TWStandley
4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rogacks
4.13/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

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Cambridge Brewing Company in Cambridge, MA
91 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.