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Boston Restaurants

Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage

  • 1246 Massachusetts Ave. Map It
  • Cambridge
  • American

Updated 11/13/2013

Fodor's Review

It may be perfect cuisine for the student metabolism: a huge variety of variously garnished thick burgers with sassy names (many of them celebrities), deliciously crispy regular and sweet-potato fries, and onion rings. There's also a competent veggie burger, along with comforting dinner fare like baked meatloaf and franks and beans. Soda fountain favorites include thick frappes and the nonalcoholic "raspberry lime rickey," made with fresh limes, raspberry juice, sweetener, and soda water. Tiny tables in a crowded space make eavesdropping unavoidable. During busy times employees sometimes hand out menus and take orders outside on the sidewalk.

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1246 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Sun.
  • Reservations not accepted

Updated 11/13/2013


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Dec 2, 2008

One of Boston's best burger places

One of the best spots in the Boston area for a burger, a crowded and mildly dumpy place decorated with dorm room type signs and posters. Besides burgers, also dishes up good student friendly comfort food options. Good prices for the area, too.

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