Lord Hobo | Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Lord Hobo
World Class based on 47 ratings
Type: Bar

92 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts United States 02139 [ print map ]
617 250 8454

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Hours: Mon-Wed 1630-0100; Thurs-Fri 1630-0200; Sat 1100-0200; Sun 1100-0100

Mayor: SrSilligoose (27) | Taps: 41 | Bottles: 38

Lord Hobo

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Beer Available At Lord Hobo (arranged by most recent)
Enlightenment Ales Garrison , The Tap Intergalactic Acid 51, Lost Abbey Agave Maria Ale 97, Funky Buddha Last Snow Porter 100, Funky Buddha Founders Series 1: Veruca Snozzberry Gose 99, Trois Dames ForÍt Noire 94, Stone SprŲcket Bier 94, Pretty Things Baby Tree 94, Bear Republic Mach 10 97, Enlightenment Ales Song of Myself , Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere 97, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Cedar Plank Pale Ale 88, Struise Cuvťe Delphine 100, Trillium Trillium 92, Trillium Fort Point Pale Ale 99, Stone Punishment 24, De Molen Lief & Leed 93, Captain Lawrence Imperial Smoke from the Oak (Apple Brandy Barrel) 99, Half Acre Heyoka IPA 96, Surly Furious 100
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47 reviews for Lord Hobo
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  84%
 Selection  88%
 Food  79%
 Value  74%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  97%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Travlr  (1453) Washington, Washington DC | September 8, 2012
Large central bar with a million taps, and table off to one side. The selection was terrific, including some special bottles they brought in for the local beer festival. Service was quick, efficient and friendly even when the place got packed.a must-stop while in the city.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (657) London, England | March 29, 2013
Great atmosphere and good beers to boot! When we were in Boston for an extended stay a couple of years ago we waited with bated breath for the opening of Lord Hobo but it was put back and we missed it. It was nice to be able to visit at last on this trip, and to see that it seems to have become a popular fixture on the Boston / Cambridge beer scene. (Visited 25 October 2012).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
NachlamSie  (572) Denver, Colorado | July 29, 2013
This is a serious beer joint. The emphasis is on getting quality brews for people like us to geek out on. It was very busy on a Friday night, but not prohibitively so. There were tons of things on tap I wanted to drink. Service was good. Bartenders stayed busy to keep up with the volume. The ambiance is cool with the wooden interior, hip music and very, very dim lighting. Also, the hobo burger is incredibly delicious.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
JoeMcPhee  (502) Toronto, ON, Ontario | November 10, 2010
Yup - this place is a definite must on any beer- (or just food for that matter) loverís visit to Boston. Great ambiance with dark painted walls surrounding a larger 360 degree bar area. There is a small area with table service toward the front of the bar and everything is clean and tidy, yet intimate. Onto the specifics - man what a killer beer list. Three Cantillons and a plethora of rare shit from Struise including Black Albert and Black Albert II. Was a bit intimidated because we only scheduled about 90 minutes to drink here, but thanks to the disposable cheapness of MegaBus, we ended up spending an extra two hours just trying to suck it all up. The prices were pretty solid as well. As for the food, just like with the beer, thereís not much to complain about. I had some appropriately rich and succulent beef cheeks served over cheddar cheese grits and some very well-made frites as well. I think this might be the best beer bar in the city at this point.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere  (448) Ottawa, Ontario | April 17, 2010
I loved this place, with over 40 taps of interesting beers (Port, Lost Abbey, so far from home). Food is basic yet interesting with cheeses and meats of the day. Prices a bit on the higher side but made up by the sheer selection. A must go in Boston.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
nbutler11  (316) Phoenix, Arizona | July 21, 2013
I have a pretty serious beer crush on this place. Stopped by for brunch and the food was excellent. Love the atmosphere and the thought that clearly went into selecting their taps & bottles. Staff is a bit standoffish until they decide you know enough about beer to warm up to you, but thatís fine. Lots of people seemed to wander in because of the location and couldnít care less about their riches on tap. A must-visit place if youíre in Boston.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
swoopjones  (305) Buffalo, New York | January 24, 2013| Updated January 25, 2013
great spot, 11 Hill Farmsteads on tap, Great staff, food was great. Great atmosphere. El Michaels affair on the radio=HUGE. Get here
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
auerbrau  (301) Peace Dale, Rhode Island | November 21, 2011
Most of all, I canít believe I only paid $4 for a pint of Haverhillís excellent Berliner Weisse here. Wow! Because everything else here is outstanding in its own right. Great atmosphere, a super-friendly, very knowledge, interesting bartender that lacked pretension. Great beers in great glassware. A must-visit that Iíll definitely be back to.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | February 6, 2012
Deep burgundy walls and dark wood, and almost too dark at 4 in the afternoon with the sun out, but still a lovely feel, rather intimate even with probably 100 people in the place. Service is fairly quick and attentive and the staff all seems fairly friendly (though after ordering a few beers, opening a tab at the bar, and heading over to an empty table, we were met with a slight look of disdain from the server who ultimately came to visit us at the large group table). The parenthetically aforementioned large tables are rather nice. I quite like fewer communal large tables over multiple small tables. Came back again later in the evening and even though it was packed the service was still fairly brisk and the atmosphere was amazing. Certainly will be coming back here.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
SrSilligoose  (251) pouring bus, New Brunswick | July 21, 2012| Updated March 22, 2014
Great well rounded well thought bout beer list all the time. Helpful staff. Lime the music and art on walls. Tend to visit during off peak hours so typically never have trouble with crowds. Favorite Cambridge bar.

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