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bambara kitchen and bar

Savor the flavors of Boston in our Cambridge restaurant

Located within Kimpton Marlowe Hotel ● (617)-868-4444

A Cambridge restaurant with regional pride

Bambara Kitchen + Bar exemplifies this city’s fine dining scene at its very best. For a taste of Boston across the river in Cambridge, head to this lively culinary destination adjacent to Kimpton Marlowe Hotel that warmly welcomes loyal locals as well as brand-new arrivals. Enjoy the venue’s warm, contemporary style plus regional New American fare with a twist, thoughtfully prepared by our talented culinary team. Our Cambridge restaurant and bar suits any mood and any type of traveler, creatively showcasing local ingredients in all their amazing variety. Start the day with a hearty breakfast, seal a business deal over lunch, pop in for a casual craft cocktail among a buzzing bar scene, or linger over a multi-course meal on the outdoor patio that highlights our chef’s talent—and our coveted riverside location. Bambara gladly accommodates parties of all sizes, so consider booking your next private dining event with us, too.


Breakfast Monday - Friday,
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Brunch Saturday & Sunday,
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch Monday - Friday,
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Dinner Monday - Sunday,
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Happy Hour Every Day,
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Bambara's Monkifish Bouillabaise

Meet the Chef

Executive Chef David Bazirgan came from humble beginnings, washing dishes in Massachusetts. He worked his way up through culinary school and San Francisco eateries. Returning to the East Coast, he now brings his inventive cooking style to our very own Bambara Kitchen & Bar.

Meet David Bazirgan

Bambara guests

The Bar Awaits

Stop in to Happy Hour at Bambara every night from 5PM to 7PM. Enjoy half priced bar menu appetizers at our culinary destination in Cambridge.