East Cambridge — sometimes referred to as Area 1 — hugs the Charles River, encompasses part of Kendall Square, and is home to many great restaurants and cafes. From cocktails to coffee and burgers to breakfast sandwiches, East Cambridge has a lot to offer.
Here are just some of the many great East Cambridge restaurants, serving soup dumplings, breakfast tacos, liège-style waffles, and lots more.
(Note: Neighborhood staple Loyal Nine has announced that it will close after service on December 18, so it doesn’t appear on this map, but if you can grab a reservation during its final few days, do so; its unique take on New England cuisine — what it refers to as “East Coast revival” — will be missed. Read more here.)
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More