Fodor's Expert Review Craigie on Main

$$$$ Cambridge French

This soulful, white-cloth restaurant is the project of chef-owner Tony Maws, one of Boston's landmark chefs. With a passion for all things fresh, local, and organic, he changes the menu daily, so options can range from a Spanish-style octopus to black bass to pork done three ways. Sunday is Chef's Whim Night, meaning that after 9 pm you'll eat four-to-six courses of whatever Maws feels like cooking for a discounted price ($45 to $57). Insider's tip: head to the back bar for some of the city's best cocktails and Maws's award-winning burger, a juicy charred beef patty enriched with bone marrow and suet served on a bun with all the trimmings. Only 18 bar burgers leave the kitchen each night, so arrive early if you want one.

French Sceney Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

853 Main St.
Cambridge, Massachusetts  02139, USA

617-497–5511

www.craigieonmain.com

Known For:
  • Nose-to-tail fare
  • Locally sourced ingredients
  • White-cloth service

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