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Harvard Square: what's on your list?

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hsquare2southend Mar 1, 2014 05:29 AM

Despite my login, I haven't lived in Harvard Square since 2007 and so much has changed since then. If you were to do a multi-stop eating/drinking tour of the square, where would you go? Going to Alden & Harlow tomorrow night but want to make some stops for drinks before. Used to enjoy Noir for cocktails, but I know there are a lot of new options. Help get me up to speed in 2014!

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  1. kobuta RE: hsquare2southend Mar 1, 2014 08:37 AM

    I don't spend lots of time in Harvard Sq and I don't drink but I like Russell House Tavern for its interesting menu (has what looks like a nice bar), and Flat Patties for a quick, cheap and yummy burger.

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      cambridgeMike RE: hsquare2southend Mar 1, 2014 03:42 PM

      One of my favorite cocktails of late is the Valkeryie at Russel House. So good if you like bitter, floral whisky based cocktails

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        hoolese RE: hsquare2southend Mar 1, 2014 04:22 PM

        Kaju Tofu House has great Korean soups, Cafe Pamplona is a nice funky lunch spot and the Beehive is a good place for drinks and live music. Crema Cafe for coffee.

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          bear RE: hoolese Mar 1, 2014 04:57 PM

          I think you mean the Beat Hotel, not the Beehive. We had a very nice brunch there this morning (short rib Benedict) and the jazz was top-notch. There are two long bars on the right of the restaurant but we didn't have anything other than coffee to drink so I can't comment on the cocktails. Fun, friendly place.

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