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New American Restaurant$$$$
Kendall Square, Cambridge
  • Mary
    "... each course on the prix fixe dinner menu - fabulous!"(3 Tips)
    "Yes W.
    "Best lunch item is the Chinese box"(2 Tips)
    Boston Magazine
    "... is still an example of local sourcing done right."(2 Tips)
    Ivan S.
    "Professional service, great wine offering."(2 Tips)
24 Tips and reviews
  • chinese box
  • risotto
  • wine
  • locally sourced food
  • gluten-free food
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  • Virginia D.
    Virginia DohertyFebruary 21
    I LOVE this place. The food is always amazing, and the fact that they switch the menu based on what's in season is really fun. They put together the plates beautifully, both in presentation and taste.
  • Jenny L.
    Jenny LuiApril 13, 2015
    Nice meal.
  • Yum K.
    Yum KJanuary 12, 2015
    Didnt have food but looks good
  • Minnie K.
    Minnie KimOctober 26, 2014
    The "Chinese Box" was wonderful! Overall, great ambiance.
  • Anne H.
    Anne HJanuary 21, 2014
    Great pumpkin squash side!
  • Andre L.
    Andre LeiboviciDecember 6, 2012
    Anything you order will be amazing.
  • Ivan S.
    Ivan StaňoNovember 13, 2012
    Professional service, great wine offering. Definitely recommended!
  • Daniela L.
    Daniela Lazo CedréAugust 26, 2012
    Great seasonal menu
  • jin s.
    jin stedgeApril 2, 2012
    love love the char for a quick lunch before class.
  • Boston Magazine
    Boston MagazineJanuary 30, 2012
    The location may have changed, but chef Peter McCarthy’s cuisine keeps diners on their toes with his plates featuring a variety of jumbled influences from Korean to Indian and everything in between. Read more
  • Peter F.
    Peter FontaineJanuary 6, 2012
    Gluten free friendly make sure to tell your server.
  • Boston Magazine
    Boston MagazineNovember 11, 2011
    Peter McCarthy was doing farm-to-table before practically anyone else, and his “Home Grown” menu, annotated with a list of the producers, is still an example of local sourcing done right. Read more
  • Diffuse 5.
    Diffuse 5August 10, 2011
    The fried oyster appetizer is absolutely amazing!
  • Madalena P.
    Madalena PhillipsJuly 14, 2011
    Love this place - even more when it's snowing outside. Good Food + Super Cosy
  • "Yes W.
    Best lunch item is the Chinese box
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 13, 2011
    Quirky locavore new American cuisine with a menu that changes daily—and best sampled in the oft-changing $38 prix-fixe. Read more
  • Clevergreen Cleaners
    Clevergreen CleanersDecember 2, 2010
    Located close to Clevergreen's Kendall Sq location, restaurant EVOO uses local ingredients & has a $38 prix fixe dinner menu!
  • Stephen B.
    Stephen BuckleyOctober 26, 2010
    They know how to make a sazerac!
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistOctober 25, 2010
    Order the cape bluefish w/ smoked pig's skin risotto; and spicy braised pig w/ sweet potato croquette, dill pickle chips, and shaved sweet onion that claims that nowadays, everyone “skin-scapes”. Read more
  • Alyssa
    AlyssaAugust 22, 2010
    Great restaurant week menu. Delish!
    Boston.comJuly 23, 2010
    Before Rachael Ray made the term ubiquitous, there was EVOO. The Somerville restaurant’s name stood for “extra virgin olive oil,’’ as we all now know. Read more
  • Mary
    MaryMarch 3, 2010
    Do their wine parings with each course on the prix fixe dinner menu - fabulous!
    ZAGATJanuary 10, 2010
    Try the $38 three-course prix fixe dinner menu.
  • Ben F.
    Ben Feingold ThorynNovember 13, 2009
    Order an "Old Fashioned" at the bar.
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