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A look back at five decades of Harvard Square history as experienced by the people and patrons of the legendary Grendel's Den restaurant.

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We host a variety of events at Grendel's Den, including live music, storytelling and poetry, and private events. For a list of our events click here.


Grendel's Den offers indoor and outdoor seating on a first come first serve basis. We do not take reservations or bookings.



We serve a variety of wholesome, casual dishes, original cocktails, new and old world wines, and a rotating selection of local and international beers. What we are not: fine dining. What we are: delicious and affordable food served with a smile. 

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Now you can take Grendel’s home with you! Shop for high quality apparel, goods, snacks and more either in store or online. Shipping available!

Location & Hours

89 Winthrop St. 
Cambridge, MA 02138

Bar Open every day 11:30am-1am

Kitchen 11:30 am - 11:30 PM

Food menu is half price from 5 pm until 7:30 pm nightly with $4 minimum beverage purchase per person.

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