Lord Hobo

92 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts United States 02139
bar  4.85/5.0 79 reviews
Mon-Wed 1630-0100, Thu-Fri 1630-0200, Sat 1100-0200, Sun 1100-0100

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Mayor: javioca (1) | Taps: 41 | Bottles: 38
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
WestCoastHawkeye  (295) Menlo Park, California | January 25, 2019
Visited on a Tuesday night in August, 2017. Wasn't horribly impressed - they had good IPAs but otherwise the beer, while fresh, just didn't sing to me all that much. Perfectly acceptable and possible I just went while they didn't have interesting stuff in the rotation. Good food though.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas  (348) Thessaloniki, Greece | December 29, 2018
Visited on a Saturday night for dinner after visiting Night Shift. Nice ambiance, dark, metal music. 7 house beers on tap. You can have a taster with 5 of them (they choose which ones) for $14. 30+ more taps with mostly hoppy beers (the half of the 40 taps). Prices were average for the area. The burger was nice. Service was good.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
oregontrail  (142) Oregon | December 16, 2018
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush  (280) Granollers, Spain | August 8, 2018
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
VastActiv  (197) Oulu/Helsinki, Finland | January 31, 2018
Very dark place. Pretty good tap list with four of their own beers. 3 cask pumps also, not sure are they really used. Hobo burger was OK. And again, too dark for me but I understand some points why this place is so highly rated. Don't expect cheap prices.
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
whatthafack  (67) , Germany | October 15, 2017
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
WingmanWillis  (1887) Croydon, England | October 13, 2017
Visited on 5th October 2017. Got a cab out here and it's a fair ride from the city centre. In a nice neighbourhood sits this place. It's well described as a dive bar lookalike and inside it's smarter and bigger than expected. The place was busy and we sat at a table. A decent beer list with several Lord Hobo beers plus a good mix from across the US. Didn't really examine the bottle menu. Service was good. Prices good. Music a little loud and mostly not to my taste. With a couple of decent brewpubs nearby it's worth the trek out here.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK  (1027) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | September 19, 2017
Located in a residential neighborhood, good luck trying to find parking. Outside was Dive Bar but inside was more gastro pub. They had a number of regional and national craft taps including 5 of their own. Prices were typical for Cambridge which is to say hella expensive. It's a solid enough neighborhood place but I'm not sure it's a destination place.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 1/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 2/10
  • OVERALL 1/20
kraddel  (386) Antwerp, Belgium | August 23, 2017
Located about an hour walk from downtown Boston. i saw the bar had a good reputation (before the last rating, that was ) so decided to take the walk. it is, after all, the highest rated bar in the wide area. The place itself is big, with a bar in the middle of the room. Music was extremely loud, and not very suitable for a beer-tasting enviroment. Oh well. The staff was extemely rude, which was totally unacceptable. They asked me for ID, which I provided, but they refused to serve me since it wasn’t a US-ID. Not sure if thats extreme nationalism, or racism, or whatever I should call this in a term that is more balanced than ’idiotic behavior’ . Not only that, but they were very unfriendly as well, so it seems. The menu had some decent beers, but nothign exceptionnal, appart from perhaps the sky-high prices ( a boskeun 33 cl bottle will set you back a whopping 16 dollars + tips , not even sure if tax is included ) . but anyway, like I said, I wasn’t even good enough for them to serve me. Even when I asked for a non-alcohol Drink. Yeah, this is right there in the top 5 worst beer experiences ever. i took the long walk back, in the rain, haven’t been permitted to drink anything on one out of 2 nights I had in boston. thnx a lot. this is a great way to only limit yourself to your regular customers, which is a terrible buisness plan and a pathetic excuse for a bar. Clearly, this hasn’t got much to do with the passion we all feel. As a US citizen, i guess you’ll have a better experience, but regarding the mediocer, overpriced menu, I think there are far better options, like lamplight around the corner, or gingerman in downtown Boston, who at least showed some decency while working. Assholes.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
nickd717  (178) San Francisco, California | May 12, 2017
Nice little beer bar. The ’biance is great, a very cozy pubbish feel. Lots of bar and table seating. I came here on a business trip creepily sitting off in the corner by myself ticking beers on my phone, and felt reasonably welcome. The bartenders were helpful even though I was giving that "I’m a creep, I’m a weirdo. What the hell am I doing here? I don’t belong here" kind of vibe. Food is pretty good, had the burger and was happy with it. Value is average for the area. Would tick here again.

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