The Middle East & ZuZu

474 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA
Max Capacity: 550 people
Hailed as 'The Crown Jewel of Central Square' by Rolling Stone Magazine, The Middle East & ZuZu in Central Square, Cambridge offer several unique rooms for private parties & special events. A provider of in-house or to-go catering orders, we offer eclectic rooms with gorgeous panel mirrors or rooms with a more 'rock and roll' feel, fully-stocked bars, and Italian-Mediterranean dining with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. The Middle East and Zuzu are the perfect place for meetings, showers, dinner parties, and other space rental needs. With five rooms to choose from, the restaurants can accommodate private parties of 20 to 550. Each room features a full bar and a full PA system and AV is available upon request (Additional charges may apply). Buffets are all you can eat and you may choose from vegan, vegetarian, halal & gluten-free options. Food is prepared using non-GMO oils. Dessert is included with the buffet. The Middle East and ZuZu are located 1 block from the MBTA Red Line and 1 Bus Stops. Metered street parking is available and additional parking is available at the Green Street Parking Garage.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 110
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