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Portugalia Restaurant

723 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1413
+1 617-491-5373
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“grilled squid” (2 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Seafood
$$ - $$$
723 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1413
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Really good good food and really nice service, everyone friendly and gave recommendations. If you are craving for Portuguese cuisine, it’s your place!

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 2 November 2017

In the shrinking blue collar precinct of Cambridge. Unforced oaken decor. Sweet, professional server. Fresh mussels in a white wine, butter and cilantro bath. Piping hot fresh rolls, dish of mixed olives. Grilled shrimp a diavolo. Simple and succulent. I did feel the white bean...More

Thank RobWNC
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for Portuguese it's your place! Food it's delicious, service it's really good and if you are craving for Portuguese it's your place.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Stumbled across this restaurant as our group wandered around looking for a place to eat and feel so fortunate that we did. Three of us got the mariscada which was far larger than any of us realized. Each was a huge pot with tons of...More

Thank AnonymousVBG
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The three dishes were exquisite! We tried porco a alentejana (a casserole dish with pork, mussels in a tasty garlic and cilantro sauce), paelha (big enough for two) and lulas grelhadas (grilled squid). For appetizers, we had mexilhoes cooked with garlic and olive oil. The...More

Thank Augusto L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The service is great and not invasive, anything that you request is brought promptly, whether it is bread, water, coffee or more food. I have participated in meetings held at the restaurant. It is a very calm, centering place with all sorts of art to...More

Thank mkillackey
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was the blandest meal I've paid for in a long time. The food had absolutely no taste. Server was pleasant, though, and there was plenty of space.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A family of 6 for a Saturday night. Waitress could. Arely understand us even in Portuguese. We waited forever for our food. Bread and olives served as entree were better than the food. Fish and squid were not cooked well. Linguiça was excellent . Caldo...More

Thank Giovana F
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice servers even with an astounding language barrier. Salad comes out with the main course unless you can muster communication. Just forget the salad as it is not worth the mention. You can have any kind of dressing you want as long as it...More

Thank Stujersey
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Besides my Mom's home made fish cakes, this place is 2nd, I always get the fish cakes here and I also like the flat French fries. Other with my party, loved the Beef Stew and the steak. Very nice and comfortable atmosphere and the service...More

Thank EmiofMA
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-491-5373
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