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134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
+1 617-661-0505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the innovative riffs on traditional Turkish dishes. All the ingredients that you would expect were there: tahini, chickpeas, pine nuts, yogurt, lamb, feta. But they were put together in unexpected ways that made every bite interesting. We ordered 4 dishes for the...More

Thank LRFoodFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at Oleana’s in Cambridge, as it had good reviews on Trip Advisor, was a short walk from our accommodation (and recommended by the landlord) and because Oleana’s presents itself as a Turkish and Eastern Mediterranean restaurant. We love Turkish and...More

2  Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best (if not the best) restaurants in Cambridge. Order the warm buttered hummus, the fatoush, and the sultan’s delight! The best dessert is in the picture!

Thank Aline O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Oleana in Cambridge. The atmosphere is pleasant. The servers are hard working. The food was delicious. We opted for a la carte rather than the tasting, although it was reasonably priced. Very creative dishes and flavors. Modern take on Mediterranean. Must visit for...More

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food prepared by a wonderful woman chef with lots of experience. Everyone in Cambridge wants to go to this restaurant, if they can afford it.

Thank janetbplotkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is consistently excellent. But makes the restaurant special is that the eastern Mediterranean character of offering makes it especially pleasant - very different from other places.

Thank josephbI928XF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We purchased Oleana gift cards for friends until this year when we went to order on-line. The site says they charge a 6% "service fee" for cards now, for what? They well know that all Gift Cards are not used and the restaurant has the...More

2  Thank CommissionerGordon
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Worth going to this unique place in a Cambridge neighborhood- very casual and small, with unique small plates of middle eastern food with a twist. Four of us had 12 different plates- mostly excellent with excellent service. We all particularly enjoyed the sultans delight beef,...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Oleana has been around for years, and to be honest, I've always had lukewarm opinions about it. The being said, we were there recently and had a pretty great selection of small plates: fatteh with crispy mushrooms (very good), kohlrabi pancake with stewed octopus (even...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

All I can say is just go, you won’t regret it, I promise. We’ve been a few times, and during the Summer, they have an amazing outdoor patio oasis that is just perfection. Whatever you order, it will be outstanding, and ask your server for...More

Thank srgoldstein
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3 December 2015|
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Response from Elizabeth H | Reviewed this property |
Uber is best parking can be hard to find around restaurant.
Geeta N
17 June 2015|
Response from tanya o |
Short drive or take the bus from Harvard square
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
    (Btw. Prospect & Columbia)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-0505
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