Harvest

4.7
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3703 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Harvest celebrates the modern American table. Harvest presents inspired American cuisine showcasing the region's freshest ingredients and seasonal product. Serving Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch as well as our Bar Menu in the lounge. Enjoy our seasonal outdoor Garden Terrace (Terrace is seated on a first come, first serve basis). Harvest offers Private Dining from 15 to 60 people. Sit Down lunches, dinners and receptions are just some of the Private Functions Harvest can provide.

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yvonnet
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing food, great value for money.
Delightful setting in the patio!
Will definitely be coming back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Mediocre. Nice but nothing special. Felt very dated and ‘old school.’
The patio looks nice for the spring summer.

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Jenny
New England
9 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious and creative food, beautiful presentation and attentive but not fussy service.

Harvest
Responded on March 12, 2020

Thank you Jenny!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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jeffo
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

FOOD WAS ABSOLUTELY PERFECT. STAFF WAS PLENTIFUL, BUT INATTENTIVE AND WE HAD TO ASK FOR BREAD AFTER WAITING QUITE A LONG TIME , AND THEN ANY TIME WE WANTED MORE. AND WE ATE AT 6:30 pm. SAME FOR WINE. BUT WE WILL COME BACK.

Harvest
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you for dining with us and for sharing your feedback on the bread and wine service. Please ask for me the next time you return, I'd like to say hi and ensure you have a great time! Jeff Osowski GM Harvest

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KathleenF
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and ambiance! The Damariscotta oysters were superb.

Harvest
Responded on March 10, 2020

Thank you Kathleen!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JillianB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we had was delicious! Great setting -- loved the fireplace inside as well as the one lit outside on the patio. Would definitely recommend!

Harvest
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you Jillian!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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TaylorM
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second visit since November! My daughter is at Tufts, and I reside in SC. Food, service, Hannah, Front House Manager, William, Exceptional Service....all impeccable! Great atmosphere, both cozy and well appointed. Someone is leading this with brains and love!

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. We're so thankful to have you back again and we look forward to your next visit with us. Please ask for me the next time your in, I'd love to say hello. Jeff O GM Harvest

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall2food2service5ambience3

Noisy. Food was only ok. Not delicious as remembered. Good service. Friendly wait staff. Wine was perfect.

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vipWauzo
New England
38 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Colleen waited only is and she is outstanding in every way.

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you!! We're glad you had a great experience, I'll be sure to share your review with Colleen. Jeff O GM Harvest

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DatingDiners
New England
14 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect in all respects

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you so much!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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Nancy
New England
21 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal in every way. Each of the 3 of us had different dishes and all were unusually flavorful. Wonderful pacing, fine wines, attentive servers and a lovely space. Crowded Wednesday night during Boston Restaurant Week, but the food and staff were top notch in spite of the very busy night. We’ll be back!

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you so much Nancy!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
36 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Harvest is always a treat --classic excellent food, unlike Alden and Harlow nearby, which serves pretentious rubbish.

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you so much for choosing to dine with us!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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SpongeBob
New England
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pricey but worth it for a special occasion!

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you for sharing your special occasion with us! Jeff O GM Harvest

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Bella
New England
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Ambience and noise level were perfect. Thank You nothing else to say

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thanks for dining with us Bella!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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Pica
New England
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful brunch. Food was absolutely delicious and service was excellent.

Harvest
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thank you Pica!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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vipSueC
New England
7 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Pleasant Sunday brunch with many choices on menu. Crowded so it took a while to get our food, but otherwise very good.

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thank you for choosing to have brunch with us Sue! Please ask for me your next visit with us, I would love to stop by your table and say hi! Jeff O GM Harvest

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vippdar
New England
5 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a group of friends for dinner before heading over the ART for a performance. The server was quite attentive to our timing needs. Food was delicious, everyone was quite happy with their selections. Wish we'd had time for dessert!

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thank you so much!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Loved it! We had a group of eight before Gloria at the ART. Fabulous!

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

THANK YOU!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JacquelineE
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Had high expectations because of the long history of the restaurant. The food was good, but the service abismal. We waited a long time in between courses and then sat with our soiled plates for over 15 mins. Drinks were not refreshed and actively ignored, even though there was only one additional table occupied in our section. Manager took off an appetizer from bill, which was appreciated, but my daughter’s birthday brunch was ruined.

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

Im so sorry to read that you feel your daughter's birthday brunch was ruined, that is obviously not what we want our guests to feel. I did communicate with your server and my manager regarding their interactions and your experience as well and I would appreciate the opportunity to connect with you. I'll send you a private message with my contact information so you can contact me directly. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you, Jeff O GM Harvest

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viplionslurking
New England
44 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Service was prompt and the food was excellent.....the waitress unfortunately forgot to bring my iced coffee, but all else was terrific at a Saturday brunch.

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thank you for having brunch with us! I apologize for the missed bed coffee. Please ask for me when making your next reservation, I would love to meet you and make sure everything goes great! Jeff O GM Harvest

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vipMichCam
New England
8 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great lunch spot!

Harvest
Responded on March 5, 2020

Thank you! Jeff O GM harvest

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ElizabethG
New England
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The food was very good, but the service was poor. We waited half an hour before we were even asked to order. When the server poured the wine, we told him we were ready to order, but he walked away anyway. No bread was brought until we asked for it (after about 45 minutes of waiting, we were starving). After another 15 minutes, we asked if the first courses were on their way; the server said it would be a little while. So we asked for more bread, which he brought; then the first courses immediately appeared. The server never came back to check on us or pour the wine. We enjoyed the food, but the service did not meet expectations for a restaurant at this price level.

Harvest
Responded on March 4, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us and for sharing your experience, this is obviously not the service we are known for. I would really appreciate it if you contact me so I may get some more details about your experience. I'll be sending you a private message with my contact information and hope that we can connect. I look forward to hearing from you. Jeff O GM Harvest

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FineDiningRelaxandEnjoy
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious! I loved the scallop appetizer and the porchetta! Great service. I’m grateful we found such excellent food close to The Charles Hotel. It was a sweet 5 minute walk.

Harvest
Responded on February 29, 2020

Thank you so much for choosing to dine with us! Jeff O GM Harvest

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vipfoodee
New England
19 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

I ordered the $48 steak entree. They had "run out" and offered to substitute with another cut, which I like. No problem... until a blob of sliced sinewy fat came out that was without question the worst piece of beef I had tasted since the first cheap cut I pan-fried when I was a poor single guy trying to cook on his own without his momma. Actually, in some ways that one was better because it didn't cost 50 bucks.
The server, and manager were extremely apologetic and I am sure it was circumstantial, but to be honest my wife's dish was just so-so (we can do better at home ourselves) and the menu is quite expensive for the lack of ability in the kitchen. People sitting next to us were vocal about their discontent with their food, but that area does collect a few entitled "crimson" types.
It was a really bad dinner date until the dessert came... they have a gifted dessert chef. Two of the better restaurant desserts we've had in quite a while, and we are frequent diners.
I said that I would not recommend to friends, but would make an exception for those interested in coffee and dessert (only). If they could find cooks with the same skill as the dessert chef they could do really well. From what I experienced, they only have one star on the team despite charging like all-stars.

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LauraH
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous!
We enjoyed the evening and were delighted that Harvest could take care of our party of 10. Great service, great food, we will be back!

Harvest
Responded on February 29, 2020

Thank you Laura! Jeff O GM Harvest

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AnneP
San Francisco
4 reviews