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Olé

4.2
4.2
945 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
We are very excited to present Olé's renovated space and updated bar menus to the neighborhood. Olé has been in Inman Sq for 15 years, bringing traditional as well as innovative Mexican cuisine to Cambridge. Our 6 seat bar served us well over the years, but we always wanted a little more. Now we have it!

Please join us in our new space name with new cocktails, wines and new bar dishes.

More about the Restaurant:

In eclectic Inman Sq. lies a distinctive restaurant - Olé, where Chef David Tapia creates authentic Mexican delicacies from Veracruz, Oaxaca, amongst others. Popular for table side-award winning Guacamole it's the perfect destination for an outstanding evening.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Mexican

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:30 pm Lunch Wed 12:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (617) 492-4495

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    David Tapia

  • Catering

    Please contact David Tapia for details at 617-492-4495

  • Private party facilities

    Ole serves upscale, modern but authentic dishes. Hospitality, tapas, and maragritas abound. The bold food and flavors of Chef David Tapia take this hip urban neighborhood spot to a new level.

  • Private party contact

    David Tapia: (617) 492-4495

  • Neighborhood

    Cambridge

  • Cross street

    Cambridge St

  • Parking details

    Due to the construction on the city parking lot. Only meter parking are available. There is a parking lot next to the restaurant which is metered parking until 10:00pm.

  • Public transit

    Located at Inman square. You could get here from Kendall Square taking 91 bus or Harvard square/ Lechmere station taking 69.

  • Entertainment

    Mariachi on special occasions

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 945 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Boston

    Mexican

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  1. LF

    LorettaF

    New England

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We ate outside and it wasn't crowded, so basically no noise. The Shrimp Tacos, enchilatas mole, and chicken tacos were just excellent and service perfect.
  2. DD

    DiscriminatingDiner

    New England

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Outstanding service and nice ambience in the patio. The grilled salmon was outstanding, but my date found the molé a bit too spicy.
  3. JT

    JessicaT

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall1food3service2ambience2
    The cocktails were horrible. We weren't able to drink them. The waitress was pleasant but it took her over 15 minutes just to bring out the check.
  4. LF

    LorettaF

    New England

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    NOT A HUGE SELECTION, BUT WHAT'S THERE IS DELICIOUS. Outside eating is very pleasant, by the parking lot rather than on the sidewalk.
  5. LL

    LocalLatinFoodLover

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience2
    The waitstaff seemed annoyed by our presence - no warm welcome. When we asked to sit out of the sun because my 73 friend needed that, we were met with an annoyed demeanor. The legumbres enchilada was just OK, no strong flavors - everything was passable but bland, including the table side guac. I had high hopes for Ole but get let down overall.
  6. DB

    DianneB

    New England

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 27, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    Went for a birthday dinner and the food was delicious. Very attentive with chips, salsa, and water. The place is very busy with takeout also. They let us bring our own cake, and the birthday boy was handed a sombrero to wear during the birthday song. Fun night.
  7. a

    airtap

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience5
    Please contact me for details.
  8. AL

    ALCJ

    Washington DC

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Highly recommend for a large group! We all enjoyed the spicy margaritas and enchiladas.
  9. S

    Sandy

    New York Area

    17 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience2
    The food Was great. It was extremely loud and hot the day we went. There were no seats outside so we had to eat inside.
  10. KL

    KateL

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of my favorite Mexican places in Boston. Their guacamole is the best I’ve ever had. They have parking and we were seated on time and had great food.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Berlin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great spot for some outdoor dining! Highly recommend the battered fish tacos
  12. KP

    KatisP

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    My lover and I had our families meet one cool Saturday evening at this restaurant.
  13. C

    Camfood

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience1
    So sad, used to love this place. When we arrived we were asked if we wanted the table side guac- of course! Except they didn’t prepare it tableside, just brought a bowl of over salted guacamole. Probably can’t do tableside due to COVID but why ask if we wanted it?? Food came to the table in lightening speed- but mine was cold - and it was not a dish meant to be served room temp. Only explanation is food was made in advance and poorly reheated? Someone decided to mop the floor near us so we got to smell gross mop water while eating. The decor has become shabby and kitschy. Sad to say this was our last visit to an old favorite that is way past it’s prime.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    10 reviews

    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience1
    Just not very good quality food, drink or service. Wouldnt return
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    10 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall1food2service3ambience1
    Totally gone down hill. So sad , used to really love this place 😞
  16. RA

    RoastedAtRoast

    New England

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall3food1service3ambience1
    The meat in the Al Pastor tacos was raw and chewy, the margarita was tasteless and they didn’t care when we complained.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday fabulous
  18. BB

    BooBoo

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    The website and a sign on the street advertised patio seating, but there wasn’t any! The avocados were not close to ripe, the tortilla soup was bland, thick, and not hot enough…the service was friendly, though. Overall, Ole in my memory was NOT the reality.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Lobster quesadilla and drinks were gross. Salsa was like marinara sauce. Loud like a middle school cafeteria.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    The place was more casual than what they make it seem in the photos. But the food was amazing and came out really fast. It is kind of loud in there from the music but other than that we recommend for maybe a casual night out.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 14, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    The salsa for the chips have a strange texture. The pork in the enchiladas Verdes needed more seasoning. The lobster quesadillas barely had lobster and a bit oily. Drinks had too much ice. Waitress was kind, attentive and took feedback well. As a visitor to Boston, not sure I would eat here again.
  22. s

    slowfoodie

    New England

    24 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    We love Ole's. But, tonight was a big MISS. We were really looking forward to returning to in person dining. The food was a big miss. I ordered the lobster quesadillas and there were barely any lobster in it--maybe a teaspoon full spread across 4 pieces. There were soo soo many onions in it. If i am going to order lobster quesadilla in Boston/Cambridge, I want lobster. Our our 10 year old son wanted nachos from the take out menu board--because they don't have a children's menu. We were told that he couldn't order from the take out menu board--only from the main menu. There were no nachos on the dinner menu. He ordered a cheese quesadilla that was ~meh~ My husband ordered the carne asada and it was dry. The very best thing on the menu was the guacamole made fresh at the table. It was truly terrific. The music was so loud that we couldn't hear each other at the table. I am so glad they survived the pandemic. But, please return to the pre-pandemic quality.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and the food were delicious!! The drinks and the ambience was perfect and I will definitely go back!
  24. S

    Sabisk

    New York Area

    27 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Made a reservation request to sit far away from the bar. Seems like those requests are not reviewed by the staff since they sat us at the table closest to the bar. Table side guacamole is not table side but was very good. Not a large portion however. Otherwise good and service was good.
  25. SG

    ScottG

    New England

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service, great food!!!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Came here for Valentine’s Day, my boyfriend and I had an awesome night! Delicious, affordable, and not terribly crowded. Definitely will be coming back
  27. H

    Hyeonii96

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Went out with a few friends for Mexican food in Cambridge, and Olé was a nice change in pace from the loud and overcrowded restaurants in the city. The food was great, servers were friendly and accommodating, and the ambience was great. It’s more on the “hole in the wall” side than Lolita, but the vibe is perfect for a night out with old friends or a date night. It’s loud enough to uphold the atmosphere of a Friday night out, but you can still hear everyone in your party. Would definitely come here again.
  28. LE

    Love2EatOut

    New England

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent Mole - the place to go Margaritas by the pitcher are amazing. Entire team makes dining out a lot of fun.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food/service, would highly recommend
  30. TA

    TaraA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 12, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ole was a great choice to celebrate a birthday - the food was great, the drinks were tasty and dessert was delicious! Everyone in our group really enjoyed their food and I'm certain we will return!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2021

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Super loud but nice servers
  32. s

    susans

    New York Area

    147 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    147 reviews

    Dined on December 6, 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Finding good Mexican food in New England is not easy, so we were thrilled to find Ole. We will definitely be back.
  33. JM

    JustinM

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Lovely Mexican dishes in family restaurant. A nice evening out with good food and cocktails.
  34. K

    K2rock

    New England

    30 reviews

    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    It’s been a while since we have gone to Ole, always a pleasurable dining experience. The table side guacamole is AWESOME, the entrees are solid. The servers were friendly and simply wonderful. I only one thing I would have really changed, which was not major issue. The booth we sat in was tattered and torn and they really should replace the cover on the booth seat. It takes away so much from their otherwise great ambiance.
  35. A

    Arlene

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Great food, good selection, good-sized portions, friendly helpful servers. A bit crowded and noisy. Music was a bit loud at times. Overall, a great Mexican dinner spot.
  36. IM

    IrisM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Super friendly and accommodating staff, and delicious food and drinks! Will absolutely be visiting Ole again for more of their tortilla soup and enchiladas!
  37. AP

    AlisonP

    Atlanta

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fun place for parents’ weekend and a birthday
  38. V

    Valentina

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambiance, delicious food and good service! Definitely coming back!
  39. OC

    OliviaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A great place for birthdays! The waiter was amazing and made it a very special dining experience.
  40. N

    Newtonite

    New England

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 7, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A pleasure to enjoy great food and great service on a great outdoor patio!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Olé does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Olé also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 492-4495.

Olé is rated 4.2 stars by 945 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Logo image for Postmates
Google Map for Olé

11 Springfield Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Cambridge St

  • Neighborhood

    Cambridge

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:30 pm Lunch Wed 12:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Mexican

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Due to the construction on the city parking lot. Only meter parking are available. There is a parking lot next to the restaurant which is metered parking until 10:00pm.

  • Public transit

    Located at Inman square. You could get here from Kendall Square taking 91 bus or Harvard square/ Lechmere station taking 69.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    David Tapia

  • Entertainment

    Mariachi on special occasions

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (617) 492-4495

  • Catering

    Please contact David Tapia for details at 617-492-4495

  • Private party facilities

    Ole serves upscale, modern but authentic dishes. Hospitality, tapas, and maragritas abound. The bold food and flavors of Chef David Tapia take this hip urban neighborhood spot to a new level.

  • Private party contact

    David Tapia: (617) 492-4495

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