Baraka Cafe

80 1/2 Pearl St CambridgeMA02139
11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm
11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm
11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm
11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm
11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm
Payment Methods: Cash
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Since 1998 the company has been providing Retail - Cafe.
by dandb on March 25, 2015 from dandb


The Extras: Within walking distance is The Cantab Lounge, offering alternative music, R&B, open mike nights and even a little bluegrass.
by ezlocal on November 20, 2013 from ezlocal
Know Before You Go: Take out and catering options also available.
by ezlocal on November 20, 2013 from ezlocal

Editorial Reviews

Chef-owner Alia Radjeb Meddeb spent her childhood years in France and Tunisia—a fact reflected sharply in her menu at this tiny, casual eatery that could easily be her home. Imagine chickpea custard with harissa (hot sauce) tapenade, spicy lamb and beef sausages, and seven-vegetable couscous served with a flavorful broth. No alcohol is served, but after a few sips of her spiced lemonade with...
by fodors on December 02, 2015 from fodors
For a "flavorful" change of pace, this Central Square "gem" proffers "delectable" North African specialties for low dough in an "intimate", Tunisian-tinged space; just know it's a nonalcoholic outfit ("try the rose-petal lemonade" instead), and there may be a "substantial wait for a table at peak times", despite the efforts of the "reliable" staff.
by zagat on January 21, 2014 from zagat
Stashed away on a Central Square side street, Baraka cafe is one of those word-of-mouth winners you're lucky to learn of and luckier to find. The tiny dining room has a found-object-filled folksiness and emits a life-loving vibe that the… Read More
by ezlocal on November 20, 2013 from ezlocal
Make the effort to find this North African restaurant tucked away in Central Square.:
Baraka Cafe Restaurant Review: Tucked away in Central Square, this cozy restaurant might go undiscovered. But Baraka’s flavorful cuisine earns it diamond-in-the-rough status, and it draws a mix of academic types and scenesters who soak up the laid-back vibe. Chef/owners Alia Radjeb Meddeb and Krimo Dahim take the Tunisian palate and re-imagine it with a studied exuberance. Seasonings like black...
by gayot on December 23, 2012 from gayot

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Baraka Cafe offers traditional Algerian-Tunisian and North African cuisine in a cozy space reminiscent of eating in the chef's home kitchen in the Mediterranean. Located just outside Cambridge's vibrant Central Square neighborhood, this popular restaurant serves as a neighborhood eatery by day and a sophisticated restaurant in the evening. Take a look at our menu -- we offer take out and...
by localcom on July 26, 2017 from localcom