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The 11 Best Bars Near Cambridge

Updated: October 10, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite Cambridge bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Cambridge. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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Phoenix Landing

Pub, $$, CambridgePub, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Atwood's Tavern

Bar, $$, CambridgeBar, $$Cambridge, Wellington-Harrington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Blue Owl

Bar, CambridgeBarCambridge, The Port - Area 4
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0
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Lord Hobo

Bar, $$, CambridgeBar, $$Cambridge, The Port - Area 4
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Noir

Bar, $$, CambridgeBar, $$Cambridge, West Cambridge
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

backbar

Bar, $$$, SomervilleBar, $$$Somerville, Union Square
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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WynnBET Sports Bar

Bar, EverettBarEverett
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 5.0
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OFFSUIT

Cocktail Bar, BostonCocktail BarBoston, Leather District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0
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Colette Lounge

Bar, BostonBarBoston, Bay Village
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
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haley.henry wine bar

Wine Bar, $$$, BostonWine Bar, $$$Boston, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Blossom Bar

Bar, $$, BrooklineBar, $$Brookline
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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  • TimeOut, 2021

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Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 15185 Cambridge restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Cambridge restaurant reviews, and 1052 lists and articles – looking closely at what TimeOut and Thrillist had to say – and applied our boam magic. These spots have been featured in TimeOut - The best sports bars in Boston for every fan, TimeOut - The 12 best speakeasy bars in Boston and Thrillist - The Absolute Best Bars in Boston Right Now. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

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