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DINE OUT, DINE IN, DINE SAFE: "DINE OUT BOSTON” MEANS OPTIONS!

No matter how you dine, you’ll have a safe and tasty time during Dine Out weeks in Cambridge.

Sun Mar 14, 2021

From takeout to private rooms and heated patios, you can dine safely with Dine Out Boston. Dine Out restaurants are whipping up fun while prioritizing safety. Meet the faces behind the restaurants and find out more about Dine Out weeks, which run through April 3.

Harvard Square Home Cooking:

Harvest

Three-course lunch Monday-Friday: $25; three-course dinner Sunday-Friday: $33

Run by family-owned Himmel Hospitality Group, Harvest has been a staple of Harvard Square since 1975. You’ll feel right at home there, especially by the fireplace on their cozy outdoor patio. Takeout and delivery are also options for their contemporary New England dishes.

Henrietta’s Table

Two-course lunch Monday-Friday: $25; three-course brunch Saturday and Sunday: $28; three-course dinner Friday-Sunday: $28

Feast on farm-fresh fare at Henrietta’s Table in the Charles Hotel. Since 1995, Executive Chef and Bostonian, Peter Davis, has created a welcoming environment inspired by his New England roots as well as the Cambridge community. Local is always on the menu whether picking up or dining on the spacious patio. 

Russell House Tavern

Three-course dinner daily: $38

Try American classics with a twist at Russell House. Patrick Lee and his Grafton Group partners opened the casual yet classy spot in 2010. It’s one of four Cambridge eateries opened by this award-winning, family-owned group. The tavern’s all-American beverages include local brews plus regional wines; you can even pair wine with takeout.

East Cambridge Eats:

Bambara

Three-course dinner daily: $38

Bambara opened at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel over 15 years ago. Executive Chef David “Baz” Bazirgan, a Cambridge School of Culinary Arts grad, has filled the menu with creative meals. Bambara currently features the Italian pop-up restaurant, Capalbo’s, for delivery, takeout or dine-in.

Central Square Chow:

730 Tavern

Three-course lunch Sunday-Friday: $15; three-course dinner Sunday-Friday: $28

After working in restaurants, Davidson Bettero and his business partner, Deneir Rosa, fulfilled their dreams of opening one of their own. In 2017, the two spent their savings to bring an upscale sports bar to Central Square. 730 Tavern radiates a cool atmosphere, especially their private rooms and patio.

The Dial

Three-course dinner daily: $38

Housed in the new 907 Main Hotel, The Dial delights with Instagrammable interiors, courtyard dining, takeout and delivery. The Dial opened last year, but the duo behind it are no strangers to the local food scene. They are Executive Chef Justin Urso, a New England native, and Food and Beverage Director Roberto Porsia, raised in Rome, Italy. Urso and Porsia have spent over a decade in top local restaurants.

Kendall Square Cuisine:

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

Four-course lunch daily: $25; four-course dinner daily: $38

Owner Sumiao Chen moved from Xiangtan to Boston in the ‘90s. She enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu in Cambridge before opening the eatery bearing her name in 2017. Delivery is available, but when picking up or dining in, try to spot the Chinese characters for “sumiao” in a replica of a mural by Chen’s father. “Sumiao” translates to “sketch.”

West Cambridge Fare:

Summer Shack Cambridge

Three-course lunch Monday-Friday: $25; three-course dinner Sunday-Friday: $33

Restaurateur Jasper White introduced this award-winning establishment in 2000 to provide high quality food in a lowkey setting. Here, “Food is love;” the seafood is fresh and the produce is local. Summer Shack satisfies with dining on their covered patio plus curbside pickup.