Best of Boston

Best Harvard Square Restaurant

2012 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Russell House Tavern

Cambridge
Just as good for a boisterous brunch as it is for an evening gabfest over Moscow Mules, Russell House Tavern is an ideal spot for […] read more»
2011 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Casual

Chez Henri

Cambridge
Harvard Law students flirt with hipster artists at the bar. Undergrads flirt with their first taste of grilled octopus in the dining room. Software publicists […] read more»
2010 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Daedalus

Boston
Just a couple blocks from the Harvard T stop, this spot draws long lines for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. But it’s not just the […] read more»
2009 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Temple Bar

Cambridge
A dark, cozy eatery well away from the heart of the square, Temple Bar is nothing like its raucous Dublin namesake (think Cancún goes to […] read more»
2006 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Quick Bite

B.good

Cambridge
This fast-food joint serves burgers, sandwiches, and salads big on flavor and low on nasty trans fats. read more»
2005 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Grafton Street Pub & Grill

Cambridge
There’s something for every Cantabrigian at Grafton Street, from tweedy professor to tyke-toting moms. Appetizers range from the unusual (lobster risotto, spring rolls with duck […] read more»
2004 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Cambridge, 1

Cambridge
The menu of pizza, salads, and one dessert may sound like no great shakes, but at Cambridge, 1, a devotion to simplicity makes the food […] read more»
2003 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Casablanca Restaurant

Cambridge
There’s nothing wrong with the dining room at Casablanca, but the bar is where the real action is. From midday to midnight, the barstools are […] read more»
2002 Best Harvard Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Casablanca

Cambridge
We’ll forgo the hackneyed movie references here. Casablanca, while canonized by the classic picture of its namesake, has forged its own identity as a tried-and-true […] read more»