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Puritan & Company

1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
+1 617-615-6195
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“lamb belly” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (15 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable dinner at Puritan and Company in late May over Memorial Day weekend. I highly recommend the chef's tasting menu. Service was excellent and well paced. The courses included some dishes based largely on items from the menu and others completely...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

From the first moment the staff is very friendly and accommodating. The food is not only delicious but very creative and interesting. The atmosphere is relaxed and convivial. There is room between the tables and the noise level interesting.So it is hard to beat in...More

Thank atlanticcity
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Enjoyed brunch here with our daughters on a snowy Sunday in February. The staff was very welcoming (we did have reservations). Brunch was excellent. I had the fried fish sandwich for a change of pace and was not disappointed. The lettuce slaw was delicious and...More

Thank LucyLu801
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Setting nice. Good menu selection, incl cocktails and the food was good and for Cambridge fairly reasonable. The restaurant was half empty by the time we were served and the experience was let down by sloppy and chippy service. Real shame. 3.5 stars Could be...More

Thank copperbottom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

One of several very uneven experiences. The most recent one was very disappointing. Burrata salad good, but chicken liver appetizer lost on a large plate with flavorings hardly incorporated. Awful bread. Pasta that looked very much out of a box, with lamb that was stringy,...More

1  Thank hungry_10
Reviewed 9 December 2016

There are some delicious dishes here such as the Moxie-glazed lamb belly and the seared scallops, and also the fried Oyster Po Boys and beef patty melts. So many delicious dishes to choose from. We went here twice so we could try more things. Warm...More

1  Thank Prudencebarrett
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My sons made a reservation for us here as a birthday present and presented us with a prepaid voucher to the tune of $90 as a contribution. The place was rammed and extraordinarily noisy. Now this is a notorious technique to get you to drink...More

1  Thank RedHeadPeter
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Ate an early dinner on my own, chose a seat at the chef's counter to watch preparation and tal with some of the staff about the food. Everything was superb. Had two small plates to start: Hamachi crudo with pickled peanuts and other goodies, followed...More

1  Thank dgourmac
Reviewed 16 November 2016

As soon as we walked in the door I could feel a vibe of good food, beverages and the clientele who appreciate it. A very informed and personable server explained the options to the already interesting menu, recommended cocktails based on personal flavor favorites and...More

1  Thank Bertha_Venation
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The talented chef, Will Gilson, grew up on a farm and sources most of his ingredients from great local farmers and fisherfolk. Every dish is a mix of classic and creative, fresh and delicious, and beautiful to behold. Friendly servers, fun music, with a seductive...More

1  Thank Mmedesevigny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 55
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA bus stops 69, 83, 91 CT2, 64, 68, 85 (ordered by distance of stop from restaurant) MBTA Red Line: Central Square and 12-minute walk
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-615-6195
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Puritan & Company serves modern American cuisine, with particular emphasis on traditional New England fare, and not without occasional excursions into other ethnic ingredients and styles. Our mainstays are ingredients sourced from farms we know and locally to the extent possible, and always a sense of fun. The team brings a unique mix of culinary and beverage experience together to offer quality food, local beers, and wine from independent makers worldwide. Puritan & Company's space is a casual and fun place to dine. We love to share our excitement about the food and wine we serve like any hosts at a dinner party. Guests and their friends should feel comfortable in our friendly and even familial environment as we make our food and guest the number one focus.
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