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Central Kitchen

Central Kitchen is located right in the heart of Central Square in Cambridge. We serve our delicious rustic Mediterranean fare seven nights a week. Think Paris, Tuscany and Barcelona with a raw bar and a wonderful wine list.
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169 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
(169 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 169 reviews
5 stars
(66)
4 stars
(80)
3 stars
(19)
2 stars
(2)
1 star
(2)
Food 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • fit for foodies(79)
  • neighborhood gem(79)
  • romantic(36)
  • special occasion(27)
  • vibrant bar scene(23)
  • notable wine list(21)
Central Kitchen Reviews List
Review 1 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 2 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 3 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 4 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/01/2016
 2008
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2008
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Central Kitchen Always Delivers

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I have been eating at Central Kitchen for several years -- going there with friends, work colleagues, and clients. They combine Central Square casualness with the best of a New England and French Bistro. While their menu is limited it is excellent and ever consistent. Their wine list is not extensive, but all the choices are great and combine well with their food. Continues to be one of the best kitchens in the area."
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 7 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fantastic!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I work across the street from Central Kitchen and once a week have to entertain out of town clients. Almost every week I bring them to Central Kitchen and every time have an outstanding experience. The beautiful ambiance, friendly staff, well-crafted cocktails, and a small but fantastically curated food menu make this place a rare find. I never get tired of coming to Central Kitchen and await enthusiastically each opportunity to enjoy this place again. A++++"
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 8 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2005
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Review 9 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2007
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Review 10 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 11 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2009
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Review 12 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/17/2016
 2006
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Review 13 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/06/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/06/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/06/2016
 2015
Special Features: hot spot, late-night find
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Review 15 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2006
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Review 16 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"We really enjoyed the food and ambiance at this neighborhood gem!"
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2008
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Review 17 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 19 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Way too cold for a nice dinner

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"I used to love this place.
Food was OK, but it is unacceptable on the 20th of December to not have any way to block the cold air coming in from the front door (was ~34f outside and windy). By mid of the dinner my steak was a block of fat and ice. Not recommended."
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2014
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Review 20 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/18/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2015
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Review 21 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2011
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Review 22 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

felt a bit rushed

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"it was a friday evening, so we felt a bit rushed. that was the only negative about the service. the only other thing is the seats are wooden, so very uncomfortable."
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2007
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Review 24 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/14/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/14/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/14/2015
 2010
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Review 25 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2013
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Review 26 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/11/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Everything tasted great. The paella was lovely; almost large enough to split if one ordered some starters. Vegetarians beware...the mushroom and butternut squash entree was mostly polenta with a few mushrooms on top and a little drizzle of butternut squash puree around the edges."
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2013
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/05/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2005
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
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Review 29 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 30 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 7/10/2015
 2010
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Review 31 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 32 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good value and good food.

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2011
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2013
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 34 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 35 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/12/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 36 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Nice evening

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food was very good. Lighting could have been a little brighter. Service was good but at times overstretched."
Dined on 11/03/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 37 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Ciappino was awful.

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Dined on 10/30/2015
 2012
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2012
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2012
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Review 38 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/27/2015
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 39 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 10/26/2015
 2004
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Review 40 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Good atmosphere, esp. when someone else is paying

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Dined on 10/23/2015
 2008
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I love the atmosphere at Central Kitchen and a number of the dishes are pretty good. I always have a good time. However, I want the food to be a half star better or a few dollars cheaper, especially at what is a neighborhood spot rather than a destination."
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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Review 41 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/23/2015
 2012
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2012
Special Features: hot spot, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Very cold

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Central Kitchen has been on my list of "to-trys" for a few years now, and finally made it over a few weeks ago. The service and food itself were both fine -- attentive, friendly service, good food, and relatively affordable, market prices -- but did not stand out in any one particular aspect amongst its innovative and James Beard award winning restaurants in the area. Additionally, the restaurant was heavily over-air conditioned, that I don't quite remember the exact taste of dishes compared to the bone-numbing chill while sitting on the cold wood seats.
The restaurant is good for Central Square, and a nice spot for a long, slow dinner if you're in the area, but I wouldn't go out of my way to frequent it."
Dined on 9/19/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic
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Review 43 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 10/17/2015
 2011
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Review 44 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 10/19/2015
 2009
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Review 45 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/19/2015
 2006
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 46 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A weekend place to be

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Fantastic quality food at pretty reasonable prices and great looking place for a good night out."
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 47 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 10/14/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Small but good

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This time I did not go . I made reservations for my family . They had a good time and loved the food .
Central Kitchen is our favorite restaurant in our neighborhood . We never have been disappointed .
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Dined on 10/10/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 49 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/11/2015
 2006
Dined on 10/11/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/11/2015
 2006
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Review 50 for Central Kitchen
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Always a great time

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Central Kitchen never disappoints - we eat here every time we pop into Cambridge.... the food is always fantastic, especially the steak tartare."
Dined on 10/09/2015
 2008
Special Features: fit for foodies
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