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Hungry Mother - CLOSED

233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge, MA 02141-1919
+1 617-499-0090
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
15 Jun 2015
“Eclectic menu that may not be to everyone's taste or pocketbook”
13 Jun 2015
“Creative Southern--hit or miss”
Restaurant Hours Closed
233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge, MA 02141-1919
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

I was take as a guest by a former classmate in Cambridge who is from Singapore as he had heard about this gourmet restaurant. The place is tiny - a converted single family home at the corner of a residential street. The bar area near...More

Thank Remy D
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Visited as a couple for dinner. Hungry Mother is around Kendall Square and reasonable walking distance from MIT. The area is populated with a fair number of corporate and residential space but otherwise fairly quiet save for Hungry Mother and a couple other bars/restaurants in...More

Thank notoriouslyFat
Reviewed 11 June 2015

When I heard Hungry Mother would close, had to get a reservation for one more meal. It was a good evening with great food and so was not disappointed. Is Hungey Mother the best place I have been? The ambiance as others have stated isn't...More

Thank FoodieAB
Reviewed 2 June 2015

It is really, really warm inside on hot days. The food is fantastic and they have discounted parking. I highly recommend going on a cooler day because on the warm days you will sweat. That is the only reason this keeps this review from 5...More

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Food was delicious and quite original. Service was ok, although quite slow on the wine (three times). BUT it is not a cozy place, tables are made of ugly pine wood and too close together, chairs are average, light needs to improve and the overall...More

Thank Christian V
Reviewed 29 April 2015

I had heard from my foodie friends that was THE place for haute cuisine in Boston. The venue is tiny - the tables are elbow to elbow. We were placed just outside the kitchen - the bustle throughout the meal was very distracting (we must...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Went here by chance, ended up having a spectacular meal!! We split a second course dish of fried oysters, so many different delicious flavors, little spicy, salty and sweet bread underneath. I had a filet and my husband had fish (a type of fish I've...More

Thank Me515
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We came here with our friends to celebrate their anniversary and called the restaurant ahead of time because of some food allergies. The restaurant was very accommodating and assured us that they could change things around on the menu, which they did. Our party of...More

Thank organic2013
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Hungry Mother is located in Cambridge and has a very limited and eclectic menu. They have a tasting menu (3 courses for a set price - I think it was about $65pp). We got the deviled eggs which came with only one egg and a...More

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 7 April 2015

unusual cuisine for Bostonians. Interesting combinations, good wine list. Excellent service. The restaurant was small and cozy, especially given nasty weather outside. Proximity of parking ~ 50 yards was certainly a plus

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$34 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge, MA 02141-1919
    (Binney St.)
  • Public Transportation: Hungry Mother is a 10 minute walk from the Kendall-MIT redline stop. Walk through Marriott hotel, turn left on Broadway, cross railroad tracks, bear right on Hampshire St., turn right on Cardinal Medeiros Ave. The restaurant is at the end of the block on the left.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-499-0090
  • E-mail
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