Lord Hobo | Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Lord Hobo
World Class based on 58 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: ClarkVV (4) | Taps: 41 | Bottles: 38


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Beer Available At Lord Hobo (arranged by most recent)
Wormtown Be Hoppy IPA 97, Pretty Things Meadowlark IPA 98, Allagash Session Brett Ale 98, Pretty Things FlowerLand , Birra del Borgo Perle ai Porci (Pearls for Pigs) 88, Dieu du Ciel / Trou du Diable La Divine Comédie 90, Hop Freshener Series: Citrus & Piney 96, Port Brewing Shark Attack Double Red Ale 98, Hop Freshener Series: Dank & Sticky 99, Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell) 100, Stillwater Sensory Series v.3 - Tennis ’Night Vision’ 95, To Øl Yeastus Christus 95, Alpine Beer Company Duet 100, Lammin Sahti (US Version) 39, Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #8 (Number of the Beast) 99, Get Radical Train To Mars 95, Bear Republic Crazy Ivan 92, Bear Republic Rebellion IPA (Mandarina Bavaria) , De Ranke XXX Bitter 97, Port Brewing High Tide Fresh Hop IPA 98
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58 reviews for Lord Hobo
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  82%
 Selection  88%
 Food  79%
 Value  73%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  97%
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98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
cratez  (256) Toronto, Ontario | December 16, 2013
When I visited: Mid-September 2013. What I had: Jack’s Abby Pro-Am Pilsner, Port Brewing Wipeout IPA, Pretty Things Field Mouse’s Farewell, Smuttynose Rhye IPA, and Lost Abbey Witch’s Wit on tap, truffle fries, pan roasted salmon, mac and cheese, and several glasses of Wairau River Sauvignon Blanc for my better half. What I liked: Dark, no frills ambience, good college crowd, comfy and approachable bar, insane draught list, quick and welcoming servers, delicious food, had a great chat with the bartender and one of the patrons. What I disliked: Nothing. We had a near-flawless experience and would come here very often if we lived in the neighbourhood. Would I go back? Absolutely. Overall Rating: 98
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jmikolich  (112) North Ridgeville, Ohio | December 9, 2013
Stopped in on a Wednesday night, place was surprisingly busy considering no major sporting event was going on, had to park about 2 blocks away and walk in the sub freezing temps, no room at the bar, and had to wait about 10 minutes for a table, was seated at a tall high top table with a couple having an awkward date and a lone dude on his ipad, whatever. Beer selection was good with maybe 40 drafts some cool stuff, some unique locals really good choices, prices are fair with mainstream boston I suppose, food was decent had the Hobo Burger with some spicy onions on it, the pickle was also hot like it had been pickled in a mix with hot peppers. Server was attentive and willing to help other patrons select their beverages. Good spot would return perhaps for lunch on a weekend when not as busy.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop  (69) SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC | November 27, 2013
Stopped in on a Monday night, plenty of seats. Dark bar, medium sized, hipster crowd. Maybe 40-50 beers on tap. Nice selection. A mix of locals and expensive Euro/West Coast offerings. Food menu is small but everything is delicious. Good service.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186  (177) North Tonawanda, New York | November 18, 2013
Visited on 7/21/12. I came here on recommendations from a friend and many BA members (and our waitress at CBC). A: The place doesn’t look like much from the exterior other than a corner bar. The interior has a very dark motive, almost gothic feel to it. Q: These guys don’t screw around with their beer selection as they were solid across the board, nothing rare but no bullshit either. S: Service was great, went on a Saturday afternoon and it wasn’t more than half full but our server was cool, very knowledgable and attentive. S: Solid Selection, great array of styles, regions across the entire menu. V: Between the 4 of us, 6 beers came to about 50 bucks. Reasonable for the great beers we were drinking. Overall, the highlight of my entire weekend in Boston. A Must Stop.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
lachrymalisis  (18) Pennsylvania | November 5, 2013
stuff, things, mood, people, musics, opinions, beer, beer, stuff, gunk, crap, service, nonsense.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
tom10101  (244) Quebec | October 8, 2013
Very nice place! Ambiance was really good despite a couple of hipsters in the place. Not too loud compare to a couple of places we have been in the area. Service was awesome and helpful with the bottle list. Great selection with a couple of fairly limited beers (including Night Shift). Food was really good, we ate crab cake, cheese and fries and everything was awesome. A tad pricey, but not bad for the area. A must visit place when you are in Boston/Cambridge area.
70
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud  (35) , Massachusetts | October 8, 2013
Great selection of beers served fresh and in the right glassware but the place itself had a bit of a strange vibe. Another reviewer describes it perfectly as a vampire hangout. which is exactly the feeling I got. Beer was good though so can’t complain.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
noradeirdre  (16) New Orleans, Louisiana | September 15, 2013
I had expected this place to be incredibly snooty, but it really wasn’t. I had a great time there, the service was great, and the beers were wonderful. I look forward to returning next time I’m in the area.
56
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 8/20
Leftbob  (6) Durham, North Carolina | September 7, 2013
I stopped in mid afternoon with the bar full but all the tables were empty. Service was fine except both beers were what I would consider short pours with a full inch of head. Granted my standards might be high but for a $6-8 pint I’d like the whole glass The selection was very good with a regional representation and good national representation. I had a Blatant IPA (MA) and a Sculpin. Food menu was for brunch and when I inquired I was offered a burger....
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987  (104) Arizona | August 4, 2013
Ambience is weird, like a vampire hangout with tons mod communist artwork and they had the Red Sox game on, is it hipster now to like sports? Awesome tap loosing, friendly service and reasonable prices

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