Bambara Restaurant Reservations

Monday - Friday:
6:30a.m. - 10a.m

Saturday and Sunday:
8a.m. - 2p.m

Monday - Friday:
11:30a.m. - 2p.m

Sunday - Thursday:
5:30p.m. - 10p.m.

Friday - Saturday
5:30p.m. - 11p.m.

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American Cuisine Just Across the River From Downtown Boston


Chef Jay Silva's fresh, approachable American cuisine finds its perfect match with Bambara's exceptional service and our vibrant, welcoming atmosphere. From the inviting energy in our bar to the menu of local flavors, you'll find our passionate commitment extends to every element of our restaurant. When you are in the neighborhood, stop by and see what makes our Cambridge American restaurant out of the ordinary. Bambara Restaurant & Bar is not a chain, it's charming.

POWER LUNCH. Use your keen business sense and join us for lunch: Two courses and a cookie for only 17, now with rotating entree specials. Learn more... POWER HOUR. Choose from five half priced appetizers, Monday-Friday 4-6pm.Learn more...

PRIVATE DINING. Bambara offers ideal private dining and meeting space for your next business or social event. Learn more...

Accommodating Every Appetite & Every Guest

Bambara Restaurant & Bar recognizes that every one of our guests has different tastes and dining preferences. Therefore, we are more than happy to offer vegan and vegetarian dishes in addition to our daily menus. Our entire team is committed to making Bambara the best dining experience in Cambridge. In addition to accommodating all visitors with food allergies, we also have several gluten-free options on our menus. If you have certain requests, please let your server or Chef Silva know, as our team is very familiar with our vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options, and will be more than willing to help you choose a signature American dish to suit your preferences.