Business Lunch: Harvest has been offering seasonal menus since its inception. Located in the heart of Harvard Square this elegant restaurant is a hot spot for the Harvard set looking to talk shop over lunch. The food is focused on utilizing what is fresh, in-season and local to create contemporary American cuisine you'll be sure to remember. Enjoy a sampling from the raw bar selections, appetizers like the crispy calamari, or a bowl of the soup of the moment. Although the menu changes, Harvest always has a stellar selection of creative sandwiches and entrees, you'll have a tough time deciding. Some recent items that have left diners wanting more include garlic & cumin roasted spring lamb sandwich, a lobster roll that ranks with the best in Boston, and thyme roasted organic chicken breast.
Farm to Table: With a welcoming dining room, a garden terrace, and an open kitchen you'll feel like you've escaped the noise of the city when you walk down the alleyway that leads you into the dining room of long-time purveyor of all that is local, Harvest. An interior of warm rich earth tones, cozy banquettes, and calm ambiance draws patrons in then their fresh, local seasonal cuisine inspires diners to return. Simply prepared New England fare is served. Such dinner offerings may include local oysters, Harvest Charcuterie, Hudson Valley Farm Foie Gras Torchon, or Grilled Painted Hills Farm Ribeye. Lunch and dinner are served daily, with the exception of Sunday's when Harvest produces one of the best brunches around; a prix fixe of three courses at a fair price.The bar gets lots of attention, as the wine list is exceptional, the cocktails vibrant, and the bar menu a real showstopper with delights like Fried Ipswich Littleneck Clams, and one of the best burgers around.
New American: Serving contemporary American cuisine a a sophisticated setting that is focused on the area's freshest ingredients is what makes Harvest special. Add to that a a Harvard Square location and outdoor dining in it's private garden cafe and you have more than a meal, you have an event. The interior is pristine, welcoming and soothing with an open kitchen, comfortable bar, and a dining room complete with a fireplace. But it is the food that really shines at Harvest. Whether enjoying a laid back lunch (and meals at a fraction of the price of the more expensive dinner) , a special dinner, a cafe meal, or the $35, three course, prix fixe Sunday brunch you'll certainly devour what is on your plate.
Lunch: Award winning Harvest is highly regarded for its three-course Sunday brunch. This prix fixe affair tempts the palate with New England-inspired dishes such as Harvest eggs Benedict made with Maine crab meat and complements them with traditional brunch alternatives like steak and eggs, grilled salmon, seasonal quiches and corned beef hash. The dining room, with its open kitchen, warm earth tones, wood accents and comfortable banquettes, forever embraces patrons, and the garden terrace is particularly enchanting during the months of late spring and early autumn.