Frequently Asked Questions

do you serve food?

We utilize the Bring Your Own concept when it comes to food. There are many options available for take-out or delivery as well, so feel free to indulge in Cambridge’s culinary options during your visit to Lamp. We also offer a selection of free snacks (goldfish, pretzels, peanuts, etc.) in the taproom, and often have pop-up food events during evening hours.

do you have gluten-free options?

We are only allowed to serve what we brew on premise, and therefore we do not have gluten-free alcoholic options. We do have housemade sodas, kombucha, and cold-brew on tap for our gluten-free friends.

do you allow outside alcohol?

While we do allow outside food to be brought in, we cannot allow alcoholic beverages of any kind to be brought into our brewery & taproom. This includes wine, beer, and spirits, and is against our licensing and permitting agreements.

what types of IDs do you accept?

In accordance with state and federal regulations, we accept all forms of US government-issued photo ID, including but not limited to passports, driver’s licenses, state IDs, green cards, etc.

If you’re visiting from another country, we strongly encourage you to bring your passport. Alternative forms of non-US photo ID (e.g., driver’s licenses, passport cards, etc.) are considered on a case by case basis at the discretion of the staff on duty. We reserve the right to refuse entry if the validity of any ID is in question.

are you kid-friendly?

While Lamplighter is a kid friendly establishment, we ask that you use your best judgement when planning a visit with children. On Sundays – Fridays after 6pm, and on Saturdays after 3pm, our taproom is 21+.

are you dog-friendly?

We love our furry friends, but unfortunately MA health code won’t permit them in the taproom since we have a fully functional kitchen. Pups are welcome to come into the brewery retail area if you’re just grabbing beer to go, but they cannot join you in the taproom.

can you fill growlers from other breweries?

In accordance with MA state law, we do not currently fill any growlers that are sourced from a different brewery. We also do not allow filled growlers and cans to be consumed on premise.

do you take reservations in the taproom?

We do not – no exceptions. We maintain a first-come first-serve basis when it comes to seating at Lamplighter.

do you have parking?

We do not have dedicated parking, but there are metered and non-metered spots along Broadway. As Cambridge parking is always a bit of a gamble, we also encourage you to bike, walk, Uber/Lyft, or use public transportation. We are half a mile from both the Central and Kendall Red Line T Stops, and directly along the Broadway bus route.