Loyal Nine is an East Cambridge restaurant that focuses on regional ingredients. The various farm-to-table-ish small plates and coffee-shop-like atmosphere make this the perfect spot for the 20-somethings of Camberville to analyze their relationship troubles over plates of sourdough pancakes for breakfast. But if you come later in the day, you should be getting the excellent fried clams.
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Little Donkey is a small plates restaurant in Central Square that’s great for drinks and few bites.
Charlie's Kitchen is a diner, beer garden, and punk bar all rolled into one in Harvard Square.
Sofra is a counter-service cafe in West Cambridge that makes incredible meze and Mediterranean dishes.
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The Backroom At Moody’s
The Backroom at Moody’s is a great restaurant attached to a great deli in Waltham.
La Brasa is a big, meat-forward place in East Somerville that has a good cocktail menu.
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Alden & Harlow
Alden & Harlow in Harvard Square serves good, not great American small plates in a fun underground space with excellent cocktails.
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