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Russell House Tavern

14 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-500-3055

Russell House Tavern restaurant information
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Located in a renovated historic building (which once housed the Wurthaus) in the heart of Harvard Square, Russell House Tavern takes the neighborhood's tavern experience to the next level with seasonally-inspired, classic dishes from New England and beyond.

Like sister restaurants and longtime Cambridge favorites, Grafton Street and Temple Bar, Russell House complements their culinary offerings with an array of carefully plotted potables - craft beers, an all-American wine list and a carefully-curated selection of handcrafted cocktails.

The two tiered dining room, with six varied social areas, provides a comfortable atmosphere for every occasion - from casual lunch breaks to after-work cocktails, private functions and everything in-between.

 

News and Events at Russell House Tavern restaurant

Food Fight for a Cause
Harvard Square favorites Russell House Tavern and Harvest will be battling it out at Food Fights 2, Share Our Strength ...

Harvard Square Tour for Hungry Historians
In a fun bit of Harvard ingenuity, the Grafton Group is partnering with the crew from HarvardTour.com to offer ...

Taste the Republic’s Best
Due to inclement weather the Taste of Cambridge has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 17th!

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Crostini
1. noun The Italian word for "little toasts" (referring to bread, not grappa).
Gratin
1. noun Any dish covered with cheese or buttered breadcrumbs and baked or broiled.
Mascarpone
1. noun Ultra-rich, soft cheese known best for its role in tiramisu.
Oxtail
1. noun A very flavorful cut of meat usually from beef or veal tail. Can be very tough so, often requires long, slow braising.
Polenta
1. noun A slow-cooked cornmeal porridge popular in northern Italy; can be served soupy or firm, sometimes fried.

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