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The Blue Room

1 Kendall Sq, Ste B2001, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
+1 617-494-9034
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (2 reviews)
“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Kendall Sq, Ste B2001, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a great little restaurant tucked just beneath the square off to one side - fabulous food and staff so I hope they all stay together and find a new location soon! Unfortunately a fire within the building they are in has complicated...More

Thank Jody D
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We happened upon The Blue Room while looking for a breakfast option near our hotel. It was a freezing cold Sunday morning but the restaurant and staff were warm and welcoming. Best coffee I have had in ages. The omelettes we ordered were original and...More

Thank Shari M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was my first time back at this restaurant since its changes/renovations. While the space is quite nice, the menu is more eclectic and limited. While the food was fairly good (but not outstanding), the service was dismal. It was a Saturday night, but the...More

Thank Veritas57
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have never written a review like this but had a terrible experience this evening. My entree of grilled cauliflower was inedible due to smoke taste. Server never came back after food was served to ask how things were. Nothing was done to make accommodations...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This restaurant, now in its third or fourth incarnation, has a lot going for it. The newly updated space is pleasant and sophisticated and food is very good but with easily correctable lapses. To start, the by-the-glass wine list is far too short, especially for...More

Thank Carlothecook
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I can't believe we've lived in the Greater Boston area (including Cambridge) for almost 20 years, and we have just discovered The Blue Room! We were there for dinner last night, we loved it so much we came back today with friends for its Sunday...More

Thank artzero
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We enjoyed our dinner at the cosy Blue Room last Saturday evening. The food was delicious and the service was very attentive. We shared the special appetizer, I had the special entree of gnocchi and sampled the steak and pork chop entrees....all were great. Validated...More

Thank KNH900
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Visited here with a large group for a business dinner. Nice place with mediterranean influenced dishes. We shared three appetizers family style - a very nice mixed salad, a wonderful and flavorful brussel sprouts dish and oysters. Dinners included steak, chicken and a couple seafood...More

Thank MJN63
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This restaurant, crowded with academics and professionals, offers passable cooking with an open kitchen and a bustling atmosphere. I've eaten here about 4 times over as many years and have always been satisfied if also underwhelmed: the portions are small, but the sauces are rich...More

1  Thank murrayhiller
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had dinner at the Blue Room last Saturday night - ate outside, shared appetizers and desserts and had great entrees. Nick, the owner came by, and recommended a great wine - turns out it was one of the least expensive wines on their great...More

1  Thank rookie116
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kendall Sq, Ste B2001, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
    (Hampshire & Portland)
  • Public Transportation: Red line: Kendall/MIT stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-494-9034
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