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Bambara Restaurant

25 Edwin H Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA 02141
617-868-4444

Bambara Restaurant restaurant information
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Bambara, the Hotel Marlowe’s award-winning Cambridge restaurant, features a mouthwatering New American menu that celebrates the bounty of New England and the flavors of the season. Dishes focus on quality, presentation and balance, and partner well with the guest-friendly wine list with selections form across the globe.

The 170-seat dining room, with its floor-to ceiling windows and bustling open kitchen, is relaxed yet lively. Locals and visitors alike find the inviting, rich jewel tones of the room and the comfortable banquettes welcoming, whether they’re in business suits or blue jeans.

News and Events at Bambara Restaurant restaurant

11th Annual Flavors of Fall
Flavors of Fall is back and bigger than ever for its 11th anniversary on Monday, November 17th.

Monsters of the Sea Feast
Bambara makes it safe to go back in the water when it serves up all the Monsters of the Sea ...

Make Like You’re in Munich
The Oktoberfest revelry in Germany is in full swing but you don’t have to travel that far to join ...

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