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Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers

1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
+1 617-354-6559
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion rings” (110 reviews)
“burger” (603 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I had heard great things about this place before coming. It certainly lived up to my high expectations! Huge menu of burgers with unique names and toppings. I got a burger with grilled pineapple and teriyaki sauce. It was INCREDIBLE! My dad absolutely loved his...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank farrelma
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The best burger I've ever had! Came here on a Friday during lunch and grabbed a seat at the counter. The servers were super friendly and chatted with us for a while. This classic restaurant has a lot of history, and it is directly across...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paige F
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Firstly, I love that they ask how well done you like the beef patty. Not many burger joints do that. Secondly, you can add toppings like egg, pickle, jalapeño relish, etc. So it’s a burger just the way you want it. Thirdly, you can choose...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lin_Sg
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This location has an old school vibe and a good selection of burgers. They market themselves as having the best burger in America. Mine was good. Not great especially since I ordered it well done and it was served medium. I also marked it down...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RCWindermere
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The burgers are very good and the staff is super friendly. The place has a lot of history and right across from Harvard. It is a student eatery so don't expect haute cuisine. The milkshakes were excellent and worth trying. Overall a good experience

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great for kids and family. Burgers are amazing. It’s family style seating so be prepared to get cozy with someone new.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cecelola1
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Real burger experience, lovely ambience, huge portions, never seen so many different types of burger!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gibletSWEngland
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We ate here regularly with Mr. Bartley was still working the grill. His family still runs the place and it is still good. I like the onion rings in particular.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kahaluu_Bob
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Mr Bartley’s is a Harvard Square area icon that is worth a visit. Try your favorite burger, fixed nd cooked the way you like it. The onion rings are quite good, as are the milk shakes (called frappes in New England). My only beef, no...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Cheeseburgers, fries, coffee -all good. Inside or out -all good. I prefer outside seating, weather permitting. I’ve been going to Bartley’s since -we’ll-forever. I took away a star cuz pricing jumped a few years ago. It used to be very affordable, now it’s usual pricing,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jeanne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-6559
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