Best of Boston

2013 Best Porter Square Restaurant

Cambridge Common

It could be the fried pickles, or the sweet-potato fries, or the massive beer list with regular cask ales on tap, but there’s something that keeps us finding safe harbor in this Mass. Ave. mainstay. What to Order: The grilled meatloaf with beer-battered onion rings.

1667 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-547-1228,