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The Druid

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
1357 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1340
+1 617-497-0965
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (39 reviews)
“beef stew” (11 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1357 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1340
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

We had heard this place made a mean shepherd's pie and the rumors were spot on. Huge portion, big chunks of lamb and it was delicious. It really hit the spot on a rainy cold day. It's a small space but big on good food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Houston_Friends
Reviewed 10 October 2018

When we visit our kids in the Boston area we HAVE to go to the Druid, which is little more than a hole in the wall. But the food is very good and, when we went last weekend, we sat right next to the musicians...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

was looking for the best fish and chips in Boston after a recent visit to Ireland (McDonagh's in Galway is my standard) - The Druid is far and away the best I've found - lightly battered fish - cooked light and flakey and handcut fries...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Druid is a small pub in Inman Square. We had dinner including beer, shepherd's pie, and the veggie burger. The food was good, but the combination of people talking and incredibly loud music meant that we could not have a conversation. Perhaps that's a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank engineertravel02
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The Druid has great food and friendly local flavor you will want to take home with you. My husband had an awesome shepherd’s pie and I enjoyed a great burger.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank heidiritzel
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night at 9pm & the place was full. Music was fantastic. It was one of the most lively & friendly bars I’ve been to in a long while. Fish & chips - the portion size was huge. The potatoes were homemade...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bostongirl2016
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Really friendly place to have a drink and to hang out with friends. A little bit Small but comfortable, friendly with kids and great to have a meal!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank RenzoVG
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I knew walking in that the drinks would be great -- so many excellent beers to choose from. But I was blown away by how good the food was. We had the seafood stew and the Caesar salad -- wow. Add to that the attentive...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

So, everytime I go to Boston ( Somerville) I have to get a hit of Druid’s fish & chips.😊 This last time I will admit, there were way too many “Chips” I think about half would be perfect. The fish is what makes the meal‼️‼️‼️

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Peg M
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there tonigh met John and Seamus two busy boys had a nice feed and few beers good crack and a lively atmosphere well worth a visit 👍

Date of visit: November 2017
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Just street parking as far as we know. We are not from the area. We parked about a block away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1357 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1340
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-497-0965
  • E-mail
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