A neighborhood favorite since 2006. Voted Best Italian Restaurant in Cambridge 2018.



Fried Mozzarella  9.95

Fresh mozzarella, cut into triangles, lightly breaded and deep-fried. Served with our marinara sauce.


Calamari 11.95

Fresh calamari, lightly breaded and perfectly seasoned. Served with our marinara.


Rhode Island Style Calamari  13.95

Our fresh calamari tossed with sliced hot cherry peppers and Romano cheese.


Jumbo Stuffed Quahog   5.95

Stuffed clam baked, served with lemon and Tabasco.


Mussels   17.95

A pile of fresh P.E.I. mussels sautéed in a chipotle garlic cream sauce, garlic & oil or Fra Diavolo. Served with a basket of hot bread for dipping.


Toasted Ravioli   9.95

Our four cheese ravioli gently breaded and fried Served with our marinara.


Eggplant Rollatini  13.95

Fresh breaded fried eggplant stuffed with ricotta, spinach, and Romano cheese. Topped with mozzarella and then baked with marinara.


Bruschetta 8.95

Diced tomatoes, garlic, melted mozzarella and topped with fresh basil.


Chicken Tenders with Duck Sauce  10.95 

Lightly breaded fresh chicken, tossed in your choice of sauce and served with a side of bleu cheese.
 Choice of Sauces:

East Side Gold Rush (sweet/spicy Carolina style)


BBQ (tangy & sweet)





Steak Tip, Bleu Cheese & Walnut salad  20.95

Romaine lettuce tossed in our zinfandel vinaigrette, topped with crumbled bleu cheese, tomatoes, walnuts and Steak Tips, cooked to your liking.


Grilled Chicken & Cashew salad  18.95

Romaine lettuce tossed in our balsamic vinaigrette topped with feta cheese, diced tomatoes,

cashews and grilled chicken breast.


Caesar salad  13.95

Crisp Romaine lettuce, grated pecorino romano cheese, seasoned croutons tossed with creamy caesar dressing.

​ Also available as a side salad 4.75


Caprese salad   13.95

Fresh slices of tomato, mozzarella and basil, drizzled with our balsamic vinaigrette.


Greek salad   13.95

Fresh Romaine lettuce, topped with feta cheese, cucumbers, tomato, green peppers, red onion, pepperoncini peppers and kalamata olives.

Also available as a side salad 4.75


House salad   12.95

Fresh Romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomato

and red onion. 

Also available as a side salad  4.00

Add Chicken tenders, chicken or turkey tips  6.00

Add Steak tips, grilled shrimp 9.00

Blackened on request


Dressing choices:  Zinfandel light, Balsamic vinaigrette, oil & Vinegar, Greek and Bleu Cheese



All served on a warmly baked roll with lettuce, tomato, pickle and onion on the side, with Fries. 
Substitute Onion Rings or Frings for 1.00.  Add Bacon 1.00


East Side Burger  15.95

Crumbled bleu cheese and bacon, medium rare

with frings.

Best Burger on the Planet!


Hamburger  12.95

Half pound of grilled prime beef cooked to perfection.



Cheese Burger  13.95

Our hamburger topped with your choice of cheese:

American, Provolone, Cheddar Jack, Swiss or Crumbled Bleu Cheese.


Grilled Chicken Sandwich  12.95

Tender grilled chicken breast in your choice of sauce: Plain, BBQ, Buffalo, Goldrush, Teriyaki, Blackened.



 All served with salad, garlic bread and your choice of pasta (Penne, Linguine or Angel Hair).
Substitute Ravioli or Gnocchi add 2.00


Fettuccini Alfredo  18.95

Romano and Parmesan cheeses in a rich cream sauce with fresh peas.


Pasta Bolognese  20.95

A slow-cooked sauce with ground beef and sweet sausage topped with shredded mozzarella and baked.


Eggplant Rollatini  20.95 

Fresh breaded fried eggplant stuffed with ricotta, spinach, and Romano cheese. Topped with mozzarella and baked with marinara.


Eggplant Parmesan  20.95

Eggplant layered and baked in our marinara sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese.


Chicken Parmesan  20.95

Tender chicken breast in our marinara sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese.


Chicken, Broccoli & Penne  20.95

Sautéed in garlic, cheese, wine in a light cream sauce. Also available without cream.


Chicken Marsala  21.95

Tender chicken sautéed with fresh mushrooms and prosciutto in our Marsala sauce.

Blackened Chicken Pasta  21.95

Grilled blackened chicken sautéed with garlic, cheese and wine in a light cream sauce with roasted red peppers.


Linguini & Clams  21.95

Fresh chopped clams sautéed in white or red sauce or Fra Diavolo, tossed with linguini and topped with whole littlenecks.


Shrimp & Scallop Florentine  24.95

Sautéed shrimp, scallops and spinach tossed in a pink vodka sauce served over your choice of pasta.


Frutti Di Mare “Of the Sea”  26.95

Fresh scallops, shrimp, calamari, chopped clams, sautéed littlenecks, and mussels. Choice of Red, White or Fra Diavolo sauce


Veal Parmesan  23.95

Butchered in-house, veal in our marinara sauce topped with mozzarella cheese.


Veal Marsala  24.95

Butchered in-house, tender veal sautéed with fresh mushrooms and prosciutto in our Marsala sauce.




Add 1/4 lb. meatballs to any pasta entrée  3.50 each.

  Linguini  15.95

  Penne  15.95

  Angel Hair  15.95

  Ricotta Gnocchi  19.95

  Four Cheese Ravioli  19.95





Served with salad & choice of side: Rice Pilaf, Fries, Mashed Red Bliss, Broccoli, Spinach or Carrots.Pasta(Penne, Linguini or Angel hair) 



Steak Tips   21.95

Our famous tender sirloin tips, house butchered in

our secret marinade cooked to your liking.


Add Italian Sausage or Linguica   6.00


Turkey Tips   19.95

Tender turkey tips marinated in a secret garlic & herb recipe, grilled to perfection.


Mixed Grill - Pick Three  24.95

Steak, Turkey, Chicken, Sausage or Linguica.


Chicken Breast  19.95

Tender grilled chicken breast in your choice of flavor: Plain, BBQ, Buffalo, Goldrush, Teriyaki or Blackened.


Grilled Salmon  24.95

12oz fillet seasoned and grilled to perfection.

Try it blackened!


Surf & Turf   24.95

Steak tips and crumbed, buttered baked shrimp.


Grilled Meatloaf   18.95

A special blend of beef, Italian sausage, herbs
and spices grilled to perfection.   Served with brown gravy. Try it blackened!


Pork Chops   19.95

Two thick bone-in center-cut pork chops,     prepared medium well unless otherwise specified served with gravy and apple sauce.     


Pork Chops w/peppers, onions, potatoes  20.95

Two thick bone-in center-cut pork chops, grilled medium well unless otherwise specified and sautéed with vinegar peppers, onions, and potatoes.




Haddock & Chips  18.95

Fresh haddock, gently breaded and fried.

Served with fries, coleslaw, lemon wedge and tartar sauce.


Baked Haddock  20.95

Fresh haddock perfectly crumbed, buttered and baked. Served with your choice of salad and side.


Charlie A’s Seafood Combo  24.95

Longtime customer Charlie Auferio came up with the combo. Finally, a suggestion we like!

Our baked haddock and scallops lie together perfectly crumbed, buttered and baked golden brown. Served with a lemon wedge and choice of salad and side.

Add Shrimp to the party for 6.00


Broiled Scallops  24.95

Tender sea scallops perfectly crumbed, buttered and baked golden brown.

Served with your choice of salad and side.



Pizzas are 18 inches. Toppings are made fresh to order. Hand tossed takes more time, please be patient.


Cheese Pizza  19.95    

Each additional topping 2.00


  • Pepperoni

  • Linguica

  • Onions

  • Black Olives

  • Eggplant Parmesan

  • Sausage

  •  Meatball

  • Broccoli

  • Hot Cherry Peppers

  • Hamburger

  • Basil

  • Roasted Peppers

  • Romano Cheese

  • Bacon

  • Mushrooms

  • Garlic

  • Pineapple

  • Riccota

  • Peppers

  • Spinach

  • Sundried Tomato

  • Extra Cheese

  • Sliced Mozzarella



 SIDE ORDERS                    


Pasta: Penne, Angel Hair, Linguini   6.95

Ravioli or Gnocchi  8.95

Chicken Parmesan  12.95

Chicken Cutlet 12.95

Veal Parmesan  16.95

Veal Cutlet 16.95

Broccoli or Spinach 4.95

Sautéed in garlic, oil and light butter.

1/4 lb. Meatball  3.50

Grilled Italian Sausage, Chicken or Linguica 6.00

Eggplant Parmesan  12.95

Rice Pilaf 4.95

Steak Fries  6.95

Onion Rings  7.95

Mashed Potatoes  4.95

    With gravy upon request.




BEVERAGES for dine in only.


Bottomless Soda  3.95

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale.


Bottomless Coffee or Tea  3.50


San Pellegrino (sparkling)  3.75


Milk  3.00


Juices  3.00

Cranberry, Orange, Pineapple, Grapefruit.




If you had to eat your last meal in Boston, what would it be? 

"Eggplant parm with noodles on the side with alfredo sauce at the

East Side Bar & Grille, not to be confused with the East Coast Grill.

It’s a small Italian-American spot with a giant Frank Sinatra picture.

They make comfort-food eggplant parm the way I want it"


Naomi Levy of Better Sorts Social Club, formerly Hungry Mother
                                                                                                   from a Boston Globe Article. read article here

561 Cambridge Street

East Cambridge, MA 02141 

617-661-3278 for Takeout after 5pm. 

Reservations for 4+ Guests Only Please. 

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