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Newtowne Grille Food & Spirits

1945 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-1405
+1 617-661-0706
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
1 Dec 2017
“Dive bar with good food ”
15 Jul 2017
“Its a keeper. On our list of "worth going back".”
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Bar, Pub, Italian, Pizza
1945 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-1405
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Dive bar with good and reasonable priced food. Thursday night is trivia night and it does get packed. The food area section stopped taking order at 10pm. However, the bar area will continue to take order til 10:30 PM. They have a kitchen there too....More

Thank Calvin N
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A true dive kind of place with regulars and some rough regulars -- although how rough can you get in Cambridge? Anyway, I love this place. Good selection of far above average pub food and cheap beer -- but this review is about a particular...More

Thank JPG003
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Had dinner during fri date night Red Sox game. Owner? Staff are good and you know they really appreciate you being there, you can tell. Food is great, well prepared. Menu has nice range of choices.

Thank PJM102
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We stopped for an early lunch on a Saturday morning. They have a nice selection of things on their menu. I got fish and chips. It came pretty quickly and it was very good! Our server was friendly as well. It was a nice lunch.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I've been going to the Newtowne since the 70's - had my first eggplant parmigiana there back when that was a somewhat 'exotic' dish. Now friends meet there for great pizza, wings and draft beers. This place is a neighborhood institution, but it's also right...More

Thank BostonElsie
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Stopped in for a late lunch/happy hour. One of the appetizer specials was Onion Rings. Excellent with a tempura-like batter. Very light, crunchy. Thin sliced, not like some of the monster, wear it as a bracelet onion rings you get at some bars. While the...More

Thank DaCookman
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Newtowne Grille has served me time and time again, and has never failed to impress. Friendly staff, quick turnaround times for takeout/delivery, and great food has kept me coming again and again. Has a bit of the "hole-in-the-wall" look that a lot of people are...More

Thank Forschberr
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

This place is a great place to go when looking for good wings! The service is great with good conversation. The 90's music will take you back and allow you to relax and just let the time go by. Love love the wings, did I...More

Thank Lesscat
Reviewed 8 December 2013

This place is great for experiencing the local scene. The bartenders and waitresses have thick Boston accents. The food is great. The menu is cheap. I love this place and am a frequent visitor. My only warning is that that you may need to walk...More

Thank Brendon P
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Had been to Newtowne before but went again recently with family. This place is in Cambridge but is definitely more of a "locals" spot, or "townies" as the previous reviewer stated. The prices are great and so is the beer and drink selection. Great place...More

Thank tjmoney44
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1945 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-1405
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-0706
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