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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 and Bar opened its doors in East Cambridge, MA over 15 years ago. The restaurant's welcoming cool blues and rich wood paneling are enhanced with intimate lighting and locally focused art, featuring a large glass map of Cambridge and its surroundings.

Bambara showcases globally-inspired, new American cuisine and classic and modern techniques, delivering a menu that is original yet approachable. The cuisine is complimented by Bambara's sincere hospitality focusing on detailed and warm service. Local residents and travelers alike enjoy the personable atmosphere while imbibing specialty cocktails that accent the flavors profiles from the kitchen.

Bambara's flexible space becomes extra special when hosting your private event. From graduations and rehearsal dinners or company parties, our combination of food, service and East Cambridge location is unparalleled. We look forward to serving you.



Christmas Eve (Sunday, 12/24) Café Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dinner: Closed

Christmas Day (Monday, 12/25) Café Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: Closed
Dinner: Closed

New Year's Eve (Sunday, 12/31) Brunch: 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Bar: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. (full dinner menu with additional specials)

New Year's Day (Monday, 1/1) Brunch: 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: Closed

Pick-Up & Delivery Menu

Bambara's spring menu

Private Events

Bambara offers several different spaces for your next private event, corporate function, rehearsal dinner or casual social gathering.

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Meet the Chef

Learn more about Chef Adam Resnick and the global flavors he brings to Kimpton Marlowe's Bambara Kitchen & Bar.

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