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40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142-1208
+1 617-497-4200
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142-1208
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in during so called "happy hour" and probably good thing I did. Got three pretty simple drinks and had to be my own server to boot and carry drinks out to atrium for my wife and friend. Bar tab for (3) drinks = almost...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Dante is our go to place for high end Italian fare. My wife and I love to visit and I have also hosted a bunch of work dinners at Dante as well. The menu is adventurous and I always find myself trying something I normally...More

1  Thank BostonFisher
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had the dollar oysters followed up by the cod. Oysters tasted fresh. Cocktail sauce tasted strange. Cod was fresh but boring.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The food and service were nice but not outstanding. The price is on the high side so expected a bit more. My server was knowledgeable and friendly though.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Having seen good reviews we popped in here for an evening meal after some shopping in Cambridge. We parked in the attached multi-storey car park expecting that parking would be heavily discounted or free for guests of the Royal Sonata hotel and customers of the...More

1  Thank AlanKit
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The place might be more known for its business clientele than gourmet diners but it was my only choice on a cold Boston night . The restaurant was full and the patrons noisy ,the acoustic horrible and that spoiled the whole thing .The seafood "paella...More

Thank Ali Z
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Dante is located in the lobby of the Royal Sonesta and was a great place for everyone to meet before heading out for the night. The staff was very friendly and the service was great. The drinks were somewhat expensive but not too bad considering...More

Thank CambridgeJim
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Dining room needs a more professional service, more attentive and more informative. Food is very good, but not on par with price point. It is a positive, too, that they have gluten-free pasta choices, although not many (and they are imported, not homemade as are...More

Thank RM C
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had lunch here and was very impressed by the quality of service and taste of various dishes ordered. Very professional staff as you would expect from a place like this. This was a memorable lunch. A great place for business lunches.

Thank moksha51
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Loved the restaurant: service was very good and food was tasty. Loved their lemon chicken, truly. Nice wine selection

Thank Moreno_chicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142-1208
  • Public Transportation: Green Line to Lechmere, Red Line to Kendall/MIT, or Orange Line to Community College
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-497-4200
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Royal Sonesta Boston
Boston's beloved star chef Dante de Magistris presents classic Italian cuisine with a twist at his eponymous hot spot. Enjoy food that's playful yet familiar in a sophisticated space that evokes the serenity of the Mediterranean, featuring magnificent views of the Charles River and Boston's skyline. Serving lunch seasonally, and dinner, dante has a little something for everyone. Whether you're looking to sample the chef's latest creation or one of his classic fresh pastas, you're sure to discover an experience you won't soon forget! Boasting distinctive cocktails, an extensive wine list, seasonal patio dining, dante is the perfect spot to refresh your mind, restore your spirit, and reinvigorate your taste buds. "Best Upscale Italian, 2011" - Boston Magazine. O, The Oprah Magazine says: “one of Boston’s cool new restaurants” for it’s “airy, minimalist room with views of the Boston skyline and its superb cucina (haute cuisine, Italian style).