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Grafton Street Pub and Grill

1230 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

Grafton Street Pub and Grill restaurant information
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Named after the spirited cobblestone-lined shopping district in Dublin's famed Temple Bar area, Grafton Street Pub & Grill has been a beloved institution of Harvard Square since its opening in 1996. With tones of cream, beige and brown, accented by black trim, the spacious dining room combines a traditional Irish pub's warmth and coziness with a contemporary and comfortable environment.

Grafton Street’s dinner, lunch and brunch menus feature contemporary American cuisine from hearty meat and poultry offerings to delicate seafood dishes, inventive appetizers and salads, as well as more casual fare like burgers and pizza.

News and Events at Grafton Street Pub and Grill restaurant

Meet the Don
Get acquainted with Don Julio this Cinco de Mayo with Grafton Street’s annual tequila dinner.

Harvard Sq. Tasting Tour
Forget parking your car in the yard and take a turn around Harvard Square on foot instead with the Grafton ...

Cider Sighting at Grafton Street
As a preface to your holiday pie, dive into a glass of apples at Grafton Street’s Bantam Cider Dinner ...


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1. noun Batter-dipped, deep-fried fish, poultry or vegetables.

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