Who remembers Charo in the 70's on the Ed Sullivan Show, prancing her figure eight and tossing her mane while squealing "Cuchi Cuchi" at a stunned audience? Seconds later they were melted by her overactive entertainment glands and totally smitten with this nontranslatable expression.

Learn more about this wonderful time in history, our decor, Charo, and everything Cuchi Cuchi!





Dinner Sun -Wed  5:30 - 10:30

Th-Sat until 11:00

Bar until 5:00 - 12:30

International "Straight Up" small dishes (we are not a tapas restaurant)

Can stand alone, be paired, or shared with others

40-foot bar, full liquor

Signature cocktails are hand-muddled using fresh fruits and herbs.

Vintage Cocktails

Bottoms Up Shots

20's and 40's elegance, romantic, European

Great lighting and recorded jazz, Latin and European music

Well-behaved children are welcome.

We have highchair


Casual elegance (pearls and designer jeans)

Buy one - your friends will love you even more!

Speaking for everyone, Cambridge Board of Health says "No".

Restaurant is accessible by wheelchair.

Large bathrooms available

Call 617.864.2929 for table availability.  On Friday and Saturday we tend to hold tables only until 6:00 and then it's preferred seating.

Please call us to discuss availability of space for your large or private party @ 617.864.2929 or e-mail us at


Entire restaurant is available to rent on Sundays.


Check for Special Announcements

Valet Parking Wed-Sat 6-12 pm. Otherwise, on-street parking. Cambridge enforces the "parking by permit only" law. Watch out! Consider a Checker cab. They're reliable, plentiful and you can finish your Martini or Clerico without worry.

We accept American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club and Travelers Checks. Sorry, no personal checks.

Our mentor, Dali Restaurant, opened in 1989 when Mario Leon and Tamara Bourso first introduced "tapas" or small dishes to Boston. Please visit the Dalí website.

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Cuchi Cuchi
795 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel: 617.864.2929 Fax: 617.864.7997