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The Best of Boston is in Cambridge!

Each year The Improper and Boston Magazine roll out their much-anticipated choices for the best of the best. You can find this year’s winners in Cambridge! And we couldn’t help but celebrate.

We are so proud of our Cambridge businesses as they continue to make our city an outstanding place to live, work and visit!

Join us in congratulating the winners!

THE IMPROPER

Food & Drink

Best BAKERY
Tatte Bakery & Café

Best BURGER
Craigie on Main

Best BURRITO
Anna’s Taqueria

Best CHEESE
Formaggio Kitchen

Best NEW RESTAURANT
Alden & Harlow

Best SOUTHERN
Hungry Mother

Best SUSHI
Café Sushi

Best in CENTRAL SQUARE
Central Kitchen

Best in KENDALL SQUARE
Commonwealth

Best in HARVARD SQUARE
Harvest

Best in INMAN SQUARE
Puritan & Co.

Best in PORTER SQUARE
Giulia


Bars + Clubs

Best BEER BAR
Lord Hobo

Best BAR HOPPING SPOT

One Kendall Square
Restaurants Included:

The Blue Room
Cambridge Brewing Company
Flattop Johnny’s
The Friendly Toast
State Park
West Bridge

Best DANCE NIGHT
Soulelujah

Best DIVE BAR
Charlie’s Kitchen

Best TRIVIA NIGHT
Champions of Champions at the Middle East Corner

Best in CENTRAL SQUARE
Green Street Grill

Best in HARVARD SQUARE
Grendel’s Den

Best in INMAN SQUARE
The Druid

Best in KENDALL SQUARE
Meadhall

Best in PORTER SQUARE
Cambridge Common

Arts + Entertainment

Best KARAOKE
Courtside

Best NONFICTION BOOK BY A LOCAL AUTHOR
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
By Jill Lepore – Harvard Professor

Best ROCK CLUB
The Sinclair

Best THEATER PRODUCTION
A.R.T.’S All The Way

People + Places

Sad CLOSING
Upstairs on the Square

Best reason to wait in line NEW GROCERY STORE
H Mart

Goods + Services

Best SPORTING GOODS
City Sports

Best TECH REPAIR
iFIX Your i

Best PARENTING STORE
Magic Beans

Fashion

Best INTIMATE APPAREL
Forty Winks

Best THRIFT STORE
Boomerangs

 

Boston Magazine

Dining

AL FRESCO
Commonwealth

BAR MENU
Rialto

BREAKFAST
Henrietta’s Table

BRUNCH
Puritan & Company

FOOD TRUCK
Clover

BAKED GOOD: STICKY BUN
Iggy’s

PASTRY CHEF
Brian Mercury, Harvest

CHEESE SHOP
Formaggio Kitchen

LOBSTER ROLL
Alive & Kicking

ICE CREAM
Toscanini’s

Shopping

BOOKSTORE
Harvard Bookstore

VINTAGE CLOTHING
Oona’s

TOYS
Stellabella Toys

LINGERIE
Forty Winks

KITCHEN SUPPLIES
Local Root

Neighborhood Bests: Kendall Square

BAR
West Bridge

BRUNCH
Catalyst

CAFÉ
Area Four

DIVERSION
Belly Wine Bar’s “Arm + A Leg” Dinner

RESTAURANT
State Park

TAKE OUT
Commonwealth

Arts, Entertainment & Nightlife

ARTHOUSE CINEMA
Kendall Square Cinema

BEER
Lord Hobo

DANCE PARTY
A.R.T.’s The Donkey Show

Weddings

CATERER
Season to Taste


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