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CambridgeSide Announces CanalSide Food + Drink

New Food Hall Experience Opening Fall 2024


CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2024) – Opening in fall 2024, CanalSide Food + Drink at CambridgeSide, will be an energetic new food hall experience featuring spectacular waterfront views, a collection of exciting eateries, and a centrally located bar serving craft cocktails, beer and wine. Featuring fourteen restaurants, from local favorites to new concepts, CanalSide is part of a transformed CambridgeSide offering a whole new shopping and dining experience to visitors.


Situated in the hub of the vibrant CanalSide, C-Side Bar presents a carefully curated selection of craft cocktails, beer, and wine available to pair with CanalSide’s exciting new eatery options. The energizing new venture is spearheaded by a new hospitality group, founded by Boston beverage veterans Ran Duan (of Baldwin Bar & Blossom Bar) and partner Jon Rosse (of Birds of Paradise), alongside Master Sommelier Brahm Callahan (of Grill 23 & Bar).


“We are pleased to bring C-Side Bar to CanalSide Food + Drink. Our vision is for C-Side to be the heart of the food hall, a welcoming gathering spot and a vibrant new addition to Cambridge’s thriving bar scene. C-Side Bar will offer an exciting beverage menu in a dynamic venue,” says Master Sommelier Brahm Callahan.


Providing a flavorful, culinary adventure, CanalSide eateries will include anoush’ella, Caffé Nero, Chilacates, DalMoros Fresh Pasta to Go, Fresh, InChu, Lala's Neapolitan-ish Pizza, Nu Burger, Sapporo Ramen, and Teazzi Tea Shop, with additional announcements coming soon. CanalSide will be serving up delicious cuisines from traditional favorites to trendy new dishes:


  • anoush’ella offers bold Eastern Mediterranean street food made with the freshest and finest ingredients guaranteeing an authentic experience.  

  • Caffé Nero, founded in Europe in 1997, is a family run coffee house and café presenting award winning Italian blends and specialty coffees. In addition to delicious hot & iced coffees, teas, and artisan frappes, the café will feature freshly baked, European-style pastries, desserts, deli sandwiches and other locally sourced menu items.

  • Chilacates focuses on the taste sensations of every meal, providing the most authentic Mexican street food experience with the freshest local and natural ingredients.

  • DalMoros Fresh Pasta To Go is the first fast-casual, fresh pasta concept in the world. All pasta is made fresh daily and is paired with traditional Italian homemade sauces in convenient to-go style packaging from the recipes of its creator, 7th generation Venetian, Gabriele Dal Moro. 

  • Fresh is a deli serving sandwiches, salads, breakfast, açaí bowls and more.

  • InChu is an Asian fusion eatery that melds the vibrant flavors of Asia into amazing bowls.   

  • Lala’s Neapolitan-ish Pizza showcases a new take on the traditional Italian favorite with naturally leavened pizza featuring New England's finest produce, cheeses, and flour.

  • Nu Burger offers a detectable selection of burgers and juicy fried chicken complemented by irresistible sides.  

  • Sapporo Ramen is a Japanese noodle house serving authentic ramen, rice dishes and sushi since 1990.

  • Teazzi Tea Shop is a bubble tea purveyor with an extensive selection of seasonal and traditional signature hot and cold tea, milk tea, tea latte, smoothies and more.


“This fall will be an exciting time as CanalSide, a new food hall experience visitors are sure to love, will open as part of CambridgeSide’s redevelopment. CanalSide will offer delicious local food options and refreshing drinks in a beautiful new space offering indoor and outdoor seating areas at our waterfront location. We look forward to announcing additional dining and retail destinations in the coming months,” says Melissa LaVita, Regional Marketing Director for CambridgeSide.


CanalSide was designed by RODE, with construction by Whiting Turner and leasing by New England Development and District Real Estate Advisors. "We teamed with our partners at CambridgeSide to design a distinctive dining environment that builds upon the local natural landscape, reflecting the greenery of Canal Park and the waterfront," says Ruthie Kuhlman, Senior Associate at RODE. "With a warm, contemporary design, the many eateries are arranged as a local market with a feature bar as focal point, and the design allows each brand’s unique character to enhance the richness of the experience. A variety of modern furniture options create distinct seating areas that extend outdoors, connecting to the beauty of Canal Park and the Charles River."



The reimagined CambridgeSide is a place to shop, dine, work, indulge and relax in Cambridge, MA, just steps from downtown Boston. CambridgeSide features one great waterfront location with shops, restaurants and planned future office, lab, residential and additional retail, restaurants, and green spaces. CambridgeSide features Apple, Sephora, Victoria’s Secret, T.J.Maxx, The Cheesecake Factory, and more. CanalSide, a new food hall experience, will open in fall 2024. CambridgeSide is located near top tourism attractions including the Museum of Science and Charles Riverboat. CambridgeSide is handicapped and MBTA accessible (Green Line T to Lechmere Station or Red Line T to Kendall Square to the free CambridgeSide Shuttle Bus), and offers attached, covered parking. For directions and information, call 617-621-8666 or visit CambridgeSide is a New England Development shopping destination.


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