Tavern in the Square

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 6 ratings

1815 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

(617) 354-7766
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    5 ratingJuly 02, 2014

    Delicious food with many gluten free options. Also able to accommodate multiple other food allergies. A great find.

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    5 ratingOctober 12, 2012

    Great gluten free burger! Lots of gf options like nachos and lettuce wraps

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    5 ratingSeptember 06, 2012

    Delicious. Great menu

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    5 ratingNovember 02, 2014

    161 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134

    Manager came right over after I mentioned celiac, explained that he already told the kitchen. And brought out the food. Happened both times I have eaten there. Great food and atmosphere

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    1 ratingOctober 22, 2014

    318 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

    Argh!! Have been twice and they told me both times they had a dedicated fryer-they don't!!! I ate nachos (chips are fried there) and French fries -all contaminated. I did not find out until my third visit upon speaking with a manager (I always have ?s) that there is **no** dedicated fryer. The nachos on the menu are labeled GF! They obviously are not. It's a real shame because the food and atmosphere are great. I know about 10 celiacs-if they would have done it right I'd bring them a lot of business. This is a real shame I'm beside myself that I trusted them and ended up eating a bunch of contaminated food :(

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    1 ratingOctober 19, 2014

    318 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

    I was pretty disappointed when the "gf" salad that I ordered had croutons on it. Attention to details is important and this restaurant did not pay attention. I ordered the pizza and wasn't impressed with that at all. I'll stick with the gf pizza and Northboro House of Pizza and the fabulous menu and attentive staff at Not Your Average Joe's.

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    1 ratingOctober 12, 2014

    1 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803

    Whether you are gluten free or not this restaurant is just bad. They listed fries as gluten free and then the manager came out and told me there is no dedicated fryer. That's not gluten free then! My steak was not good and our drinks were awful. Everything is overpriced.

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    5 ratingOctober 01, 2014

    730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

    So many options! Careful though, no dedicated fryer even though fries are marked gluten free on the menu

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    5 ratingSeptember 19, 2014

    161 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134

    Great gluten free menu with a lot of options, including burgers. They also have several ciders, including one I'd never heard of....I forget the name of it, but it was delicious! The manager also came over to verify whether my gluten free meal was for an allergy or preference, which was nice.

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    1 ratingSeptember 14, 2014

    1 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803

    I had a HORRIBLE experience here. I was so enthused by their gluten free choices until I ordered a flat bread. The waitress seemed very attentive to my allergies and I was so excited. (Although, the menu is confusing. It has the gluten free symbol near items that are naturally gluten free and that can be altered to be so you have to be careful). Long store short, my gluten free pizza had a sauce with gluten in it although I ordered it without. Then the manager and waitress proceeded to argue with me about the sauce instead of correcting their error. NOT celiac friendly. NOT compassionate.

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    5 ratingAugust 30, 2014

    318 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

    I had the Margarita Pizza with Onion Rings and it was amazing!! The onion rings were so good. The pizza sauce had a little spice to it. The manager brought my food out to me while our waiter brought the other food out. It really helps you feel that the food is safe. The gluten free food is also made on the opposite side of the kitchen with its own space. I will definitely be coming back to try new things

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    5 ratingAugust 21, 2014

    318 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

    excellent burger with the roll and onion rings. very knowledgeable and courteous staff. also a from scratch kitchen with dedicated fryer. will visit again, absolutely excellent

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    1 ratingAugust 01, 2014

    189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970

    I used to eat/drink here all the time, and one day they came out with a GF menu...and that was the last time i will ever eat there. They have no idea what they're doing in terms of GF. Served me items from GF menu that were the regular version. I sat forever for the waitress to come back so I could question it while my friend ate her meal. The waitress was clueless, the manager came out, took the food away, put more in...it was a whole embarrassing ordeal. By the time my dry chicken breast sandwich came out my friend was done eating. They didn't offer to comp anything or do anything for us. Bottom line-if you truly have to be GF, don't eat here.

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    5 ratingJuly 09, 2014

    189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970

    Great options we had the nachos and my wife had a burger with fries all friers are gf now! They were great and our server dan was great!

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    5 ratingJuly 07, 2014

    318 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

    Best gluten free menu around including fries and rolls.

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    5 ratingJuly 05, 2014

    318 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

    Amazing food! Had the Cuban sand which, tater tots and cider. The manager Sal is very knowledgable and attentive. Will even tell you if a drink has "natural flavors" as an ingredient. Will be coming back to try more

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    5 ratingJanuary 09, 2014

    161 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134

    It's great to finally find somewhere that serves gluten free bar food! I went to watch a game and tried the pizza, which was amazing. Spinach and artichoke dip was great too!

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    5 ratingDecember 24, 2013

    189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970

    GF buns, good quality food! They could use better GF sides but it is. Very good.

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    5 ratingOctober 16, 2013

    161 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134

    I always have a good meal here and they have bread. The managers even bring out your food and are knowledgable.

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    1 ratingSeptember 13, 2013

    730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

    I had a gluten free veg burger. The next day I experienced severe gastric distress which lasted several hours. I have celiac and it is dangerous for me to have it and I got a bellyful l of it at this location.NEVER again!!!

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    1 ratingAugust 27, 2013

    730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

    The manager brought me a salad with my dreams-encrusted tuna instead of my mashed potatoes and green beans, but I was do hungry I didn't care. At the bottom of the salad I found a bunch of wasabi peas. Although I have seen these in gluten-free form it's rare. I want suspicious until I got back to the hotel, when severe cramps and diarrhea cimmenced for the test of the evening. I had to cancel my plans for that evening and the next day was still too sick to leave my room. I looked up the menu online, the wasabi peas were not included in the ingredients on the gluten free version. Great. One simple procedure, to notify the kitchen of a gluten free customer would have prevented this. Note it in the order and have the chef come out to talk to the customer. All this other contact with people who will not handle the food is meaningless if the chef has no idea.

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    2 ratingJune 18, 2013

    1 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA 01803

    Decent menu. Blah food. The turkey burger was overlooked and the broccoli was cold in the middle and hot on the outside. Nothing appears to be made fresh. There are much better choices all over Burlington.

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    4 ratingFebruary 12, 2013

    730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Got the turkey burger on gf roll... Very yummy! Server was nice, and made sure all food was OK. Only bad thing is that the fries are not safe.

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    4 ratingDecember 28, 2012

    730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Good size GF menu. Wait staff double checked on things for me and the policy was that when there are any food allergies the manager delivers the food to the table personally.

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    1 ratingDecember 01, 2012

    730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

    The gluten free menu did have lots of options and I was excited about getting a burger on a gluten free bun, but even after ordering from the gluten free menu and telling my server that I have Celiac disease, there were croutons on the salad. While the server seemed attentive to the gluten free request, the kitchen is clearly not practicing food handling that is mindful of gluten cross contamination.

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    4 ratingNovember 05, 2012

    189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970

    I visited the tavern over this past weekend. My husband and I almost did not go because of the review on here, but I looked up reviews on other sites and they seemed pretty good. I'm so glad that we gave it a chance! There were several appetizers, sandwiches, meals, and sides to chose from. We had the classic nachos and I had a cheeseburger on a gluten free bun with a side of roasted vegetables. French fries are not made in a dedicated fryer, but with all the other options I was okay with that.

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    2 ratingJuly 06, 2012

    189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970

    My second trip to the Tavern. Average & not a good value. This time tried the French dip sandwich. It was ok, but way too expensive. It came with no sides. Just the sandwich & Au Jus. Had to listen to the long explanation of why they cannot afford a dedicated fryer, so sorry, no fries & no side substitutions. $12. I felt pretty ripped-off.

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    4 ratingJuly 06, 2012

    161 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134

    This place has a pretty good gluten free menu. They even have gluten free rolls that they put the sandwiches on. The first time we went they were out of the gf au jous for my French dip. The second time around they were out of the cranberry chipotle chutney for my boyfriend's burger. Other than missing condiments, it's a pretty good place.

Monday
11:30 am – 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am – 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am – 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am – 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am – 2:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am – 2:00 am
Sunday
10:00 am – 1:00 am

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