Cambridge Eats: Mike’s Pastry

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Mike’s Pastry has always been a Boston staple in the North End, for visitors and locals alike!  With lines going out the door year round, it was only a matter of time before the famous Italian pastry shop expanded to the other side of the river.

Its newly opened storefront is in the heart of Harvard Square, and with dozens of different cookies, cakes, and of course cannolis, stopping by with a couple of friends is the perfect post-class treat ( order different flavors and have a dessert taste test)!

Just remember it’s cash only.


 11 Dunster St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Hours: 8am – 10pm

Cambridge Eats: Food in 5(ish) Minutes

Need to grab a quick bite before class? Or just in the mood for some good ol’ comfort food? This first ‘Cambridge Eats’ series post highlights the best of the fast, good, and cheap!

Bon Me Food TruckVietnamese
Science Center Plaza
M–Th 11a–8p, F 11a–5p,Sa 11:30a–5p
Tasty and fast. Sandwiches, rice bowels, noodle salads, and noodle soups (plus Vietnamese iced coffee!).

Savory Food TruckChinese
Science Center Plaza
M–F 10:30a–2:30p
Cheap and delicious. Everything on the rotating menu is $6 or less!

OTTOpizza
1432 Mass Ave
Su–Th 10:30a–1a, F–Sa 10:30a–2a
Whole pizzas and by the slice. Thin crust, fancy toppings.  Tiny space with a newly partitioned sidewalk patio.

Felipe’s TaqueríaMexican
33 Brattle St
Su–W 11a–12a, Th–Sa 11a–2a
It’s basic, but fresh. Burrito, taco, or quesadilla on the cheap. Just like Anna’s,  which makes sense—that’s where Felipe got his start.

Clover Food Labvegetarian, sandwiches
7 Holyoke St
M–Sa 7a–12a, Su 7a–7p
Clover is one of Cambridge’s best for quick and cheap vegetarian eats. Seasonal menu items are inventive, colorful, local, and usually organic. Bonus: interior by Singlespeed Design.

Darwin’s Ltd | sandwiches
1629 Cambridge St
M–Sa 6:30am–9pm, Su 7am–9pm
Coffee, huge sandwiches, and lots of other stuff!