Plan An Event

Plan your next event with us! Large groups are always welcome at Cambridge Common, and we are happy to help you schedule yours. In addition, both Cambridge Common and Lizard Lounge are available for private parties from 20 to 200, for events from cozy to swank.

For details about booking a private event, you can reach us by phone at 617-547-1228 (ask to speak with a manager) or by email at

Visit Us

1667 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138


We are happy to take reservations over the phone at 617-547-1228 or online via Resy. If your reservation is for a party of more than six people, please give us a call at 617-547-1228 or email us. We’re happy to help!

Walk-ins are always welcome too!

Art Installations

We love showcasing local artists! Interested in showing your work? Click the button below to get in touch with Meagan, our curator, for more info.

Join Our Team

One thing we know for sure is that our success depends on the people who form our team. We are always on the lookout for smart, friendly, energetic & positive people who would like to join us.

Getting Here

Our parking lot is located directly behind the restaurant. It is reserved for Cambridge Common customers, and it’s free!


Take the Red Line to Harvard Square. From Harvard Square, walk north on Mass Ave (towards Arlington). Cambridge Common is about four blocks north on your right.

FROM 128

Take Route 2 East (towards Cambridge). Turn left onto Route 16 East (Alewife Brook Parkway), and take a right at the first set of lights, onto Massachusetts Avenue. You will pass through Porter Square, and travel approximately 0.5 miles. Cambridge Common will be on your left.


Take the Mass Pike to the Cambridge exit. At the exit, bear right. At the light, take the next left onto Storrow Drive (do not cross the river). Take the first exit off Storrow drive and turn right, crossing the bridge. Go straight on JFK Blvd. into Harvard Square. Stay straight through the square, passing “Out of Town News” on your right. After you pass “Out of Town News” go straight to the next light. Immediately after the light, there is a fork in the road. At the fork, bear left and then get into the right lane. At the next light, merge right onto Mass Ave. Cambridge Common is four blocks ahead on Mass Ave., on the right.


Take Storrow Drive, heading toward Cambridge. Take the Harvard Square exit and turn right, crossing the bridge. (From this point, follow the MASS PIKE directions.)