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Bambara
New American Restaurant$$$
Today 8AM–10PM
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Kimpton Hotel Marlowe 25 Edwin H Land Blvd Cambridge, MA 02141
25 Edwin H Land BoulevardUSMassachusettsCambridge02141
(617) 868-4444bambara-cambridge.com
$$$New American Restaurant, Breakfast Restaurant
New American Restaurant
Breakfast Restaurant
Brunch Restaurant
Cocktail Bar
Today 8AM–10PM
Sunday 8AM–10PMMonday 7AM–10PMTuesday 7AM–10PMWednesday 7AM–10PMThursday 7AM–10PMFriday 7AM–11PMSaturday 8AM–11PM
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Sophisticated Hotel Marlowe eatery for creative American cuisine & craft cocktails in stylish digs.- Google
"We ordered lobster bisque, clam chowder, lobster roll , fish dishes."
"Prices are very reasonable for the quality and service."
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Leo Lin
in the last week
Classy eatery with decent food at a fairly high price point. Their selection wasn't that good but they offer a nice daily special. I would check the special on their menu before going.
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Shawn Miles
4 months ago
There are plenty of reviews explaining The Alembic in length so I will keep mine a little shorter. The Alembic has been one of those go-to places in San Francisco for me for a few years now. It was actually the first place which had a pork belly that was cooked so well it caused me to seek it out (unsuccessfully) at other bars. Really just about any of the tapas I've had there has been good if not great. The atmosphere is casual and a little hip but not over the top. Service is wonderful as well and really helpful when a decision is needed. I will continue to visit as long as they are around.
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Response from the owner - 4 months ago
Hello Shawn, The Alembic sounds wonderful but we think you may have reviewed the wrong restaurant. Next time you are in Cambridge, MA come check out Bambara! Best, Bambara Kitchen and Bar
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Frederick Wright
6 months ago
After hearing so much buzz from this place I was somewhat underwhelmed. Food is standard issue, flatbread, etc. Roasted veggies sounded good but were watery and salty rather than crispy and nutty. Cocktails were nice but delivered quite slowly. And the after work bar crowd was a bunch of shouting tech bros braying over the din of televisions.
Response from the owner - 5 months ago
Hello Mr. Wright, Thank you for joining us at Bambara. Your feedback is important to help us learn as we are constantly striving for improvement. I hope you'll visit us again and try some our unique appetizers or entrees. We do love our chorizo and goat cheese flatbreads but our lobster sliders and pan seared tuna never disappoint. Best, Amanda M.. General Manager
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Steve Derr
4 months ago
Taste good, let me start with that. The descriptions are suppose to give a full description of what you're ordering, BUT I guess when it said avocado I was not imagining 5 super tiny Emily poop emoji like drops of avocado on the dish.
Response from the owner - 4 months ago
Hello Steve, We would have hoped for a different reaction on the presentation of one of our dishes. It is not our intention to serve a dish that is not visually appealing. We will take your feedback to our kitchen to ensure that other guests do not leave with a similar impression. Best, Bambara Kitchen and Bar
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Michelle Goldberg
a month ago
Amazing service every time I sit at the bar with Patrick. Get the Lobster Sliders!! Everything is fantastic!
Response from the owner - 3 weeks ago
Hello Michelle, We love sharing great feedback, such as this, with our team. Patrick will be thrilled to know you enjoyed your time with him! Visit again soon. We have a new chef who is excited to have your try our new dishes. Best, Amanda M. General Manager
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Jesi Mac Leod
5 months ago
elegant restaurant with a big selection of beers and wine. The yuca fry appetizer is really good. great place to meet with colleagues and relax in the sofas area
Response from the owner - 4 months ago
Hello Jesi, Thanks for joining us for some drinks and apps! We love hearing feedback like yours. Best, Bambara Kitchen and Bar
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Jian Cui
2 months ago
Great food! We ordered lobster bisque, clam chowder, lobster roll , fish dishes. All very taste and fresh
Response from the owner - a month ago
Hello Jian, We are happy to host a seafood fan anytime. We love buying and preparing local lobster and fish for like minded individuals! Best, Amanda M. General Manager
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Juan Miranda
2 months ago
I really like the food so good nice place I am enjoyed with my wife today.
Response from the owner - a month ago
Hello Juan, We appreciate you giving us a try! We'll be sure to share your kind remarks with out team. Best, Amanda M. General Manager

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