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Best Contemporary American Restaurants in Somerville

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Best American Restaurants in Somerville

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Somerville Restaurants

Casa B Tapas Cocktail & Rum BarCasa B Tapas Cocktail & Rum Bar
80 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Somerville, Boston

First time there even though I've lived in the neighborhood for a while. Lovely place, great menu, will definitely swing by more often. More

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Fat Hen Broadway EastFat Hen Broadway East
186 reviews
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Italian | Somerville, Boston

This is possibly the best food and service that my wife and I have ever experienced. The restaurant is very small but the quality of food and the service are very, very, large. Every dish that we have tried ( this was our 2nd visit ) has been the most flavorful experience and we were remembered by the staff and treated like family, on our 2nd visit. Im feeling guilty writing this review, I would rather keep the Fat Hen a secret. More

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Out of the BlueOut of the Blue
503 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Somerville, Boston

As always the food was great the service was wonderful, my wife and I love that restaurant! More

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The Kirkland Tap & TrotterThe Kirkland Tap & Trotter
989 reviews
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Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

Always excellent! A neighborhood favorite food great food and a family friendly atmosphere. More

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Redbones BBQRedbones BBQ
374 reviews
$$$$
Barbecue | Somerville, Boston

Excellent food! Great customer service, even when I came late they still found me seating and I was so relieved. The server was very attentive to our needs of refill of beverages to ask us how the food is, I felt very satisfied with the food and service. Thank you:) From Casstrena More

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Earls Kitchen + Bar -  SomervilleEarls Kitchen + Bar - Somerville
542 reviews
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Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

Great dinner!!! Excellent service! Shout out to our server Hoku! You rocked it!! More

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Five Horses Tavern - Davis SquareFive Horses Tavern - Davis Square
536 reviews
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Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

Had a great time! Great service, food, and vibe! Pizza was yummy, as were the tacos. More

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La BrasaLa Brasa
560 reviews
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International | Somerville, Boston

The food was excellent - we ordered about 6-7 different small plates/apps). Their cocktails were also amazing and interesting. Fun/cool atmosphere although we all though too loud (high ceilings make it noisy with crowds). Service was a little slow at first (wait staff was working hard, just spread too thinly), but then it seemed to settle in and then very attentive staff across all servers. All of us (foodies on our crowd of 4) would definitely and highly recommend! More

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BergamotBergamot
2080 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

We went for Dine Out Boston. The food was excellent and the ambiance was nice. Highly recommend! More

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Legal on the MysticLegal on the Mystic
884 reviews
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Seafood | Somerville, Boston

They were so accommodating with our reservation request, and our server was fantastic! Great decor; the restaurant is really well done. The white clam pizza was a bit too salty, but the chowder was the best there is, as usual. More

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Vinny's RistoranteVinny's Ristorante
390 reviews
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Italian | Somerville, Boston

Great food in a welcoming setting. Double cut pork chop with vinegar peppers is a standout. Arancini is a great starter. Best marinara. Service is always perfect, no rush, friendly. More

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Southern Kin CookhouseSouthern Kin Cookhouse
623 reviews
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American | Somerville, Boston

Been here 3 or 4 times. Food is excellent and. The ambiance is great too, More

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Oliveira's Steakhouse - SomervilleOliveira's Steakhouse - Somerville
104 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Somerville, Boston

The place was absolutely amazing. I have never been before and will definitely go back. The entire staff was friendly and made for a great experience. More

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Elm Street Tap RoomElm Street Tap Room
9 reviews
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Gastro Pub | Somerville, Boston

The noise level was loud because it was St. Paddy's day weekend, but overall, great food, and great service! More

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Tony C's Sports Bar and Grill-SomervilleTony C's Sports Bar and Grill-Somerville
86 reviews
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American | Somerville, Boston

We enjoyed our dinner at Tony C’s. There’s something for everyone on the menu. We ordered chopped salad with salmon, blt, mac & cheese, and turkey sandwich. It was all delicious. We will be returning to Tony C’s. We highly recommend it. More

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MidiCi Neapolitan Pizza - SomervilleMidiCi Neapolitan Pizza - Somerville
35 reviews
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Italian | Somerville, Boston

The orange creamsicle was very yummy, just like the picture! The burrata was simple but good! The truffle pizza could have been more creamy or had more flavor or something (even though we added truffle cheese as well). Next time we would try a different pizza, maybe one with a marinara sauce instead. The Nutella calzone was delicious. Our server was very efficient and nice, the hosts were also nice. Overall very good experience, we’ll prob be back! More

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La CucinaLa Cucina
46 reviews
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Italian | Somerville, Boston

The general manager greeted us at the door, and the owner did later on. The general manager checked in several times. All the staff was attentive. The restaurant had a great industrial rustic vibe. I would definitely go back regularly. More

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Draft - Holiday Inn - SomervilleDraft - Holiday Inn - Somerville
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American | Somerville, Boston

Welcome to DRAFT Restaurant!
Located in the Lobby of Holiday Inn, Draft serves American comfort cuisine for breakfast and dinner, seven days a week. Donned with artwork and photos of local sports legends, DRAFT gives a deliberate nod to the Boston sports scene.
Our American Style menu provides an array of items including appetizers, salads, entrees, burgers and sandwiches. DRAFT includes a full bar menu as well.
Catch a game on one of our large HDTV screens. Pair one of our local drafts with our signature beef sliders or chicken wings. For multi taskers, bring your laptop and finish that project you're working on, all while noshing on great local fare.More

HeatHeat
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Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

heat is the casual face of Journeyman, and located at the same address. Please enter by the door to Journeyman.More

Somerville Diners' Choice Winners

Somerville's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Fat Hen Broadway EastFat Hen Broadway East
186 reviews
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Italian | Somerville, Boston

This is possibly the best food and service that my wife and I have ever experienced. The restaurant is very small but the quality of food and the service are very, very, large. Every dish that we have tried ( this was our 2nd visit ) has been the most flavorful experience and we were remembered by the staff and treated like family, on our 2nd visit. Im feeling guilty writing this review, I would rather keep the Fat Hen a secret. More

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Casa B Tapas Cocktail & Rum BarCasa B Tapas Cocktail & Rum Bar
80 reviews
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Somerville, Boston

First time there even though I've lived in the neighborhood for a while. Lovely place, great menu, will definitely swing by more often. More

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The Kirkland Tap & TrotterThe Kirkland Tap & Trotter
989 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

Always excellent! A neighborhood favorite food great food and a family friendly atmosphere. More

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La BrasaLa Brasa
560 reviews
$$$$
International | Somerville, Boston

The food was excellent - we ordered about 6-7 different small plates/apps). Their cocktails were also amazing and interesting. Fun/cool atmosphere although we all though too loud (high ceilings make it noisy with crowds). Service was a little slow at first (wait staff was working hard, just spread too thinly), but then it seemed to settle in and then very attentive staff across all servers. All of us (foodies on our crowd of 4) would definitely and highly recommend! More

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Out of the BlueOut of the Blue
503 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Somerville, Boston

As always the food was great the service was wonderful, my wife and I love that restaurant! More

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Redbones BBQRedbones BBQ
374 reviews
$$$$
Barbecue | Somerville, Boston

Excellent food! Great customer service, even when I came late they still found me seating and I was so relieved. The server was very attentive to our needs of refill of beverages to ask us how the food is, I felt very satisfied with the food and service. Thank you:) From Casstrena More

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BergamotBergamot
2080 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

We went for Dine Out Boston. The food was excellent and the ambiance was nice. Highly recommend! More

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Five Horses Tavern - Davis SquareFive Horses Tavern - Davis Square
536 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

Had a great time! Great service, food, and vibe! Pizza was yummy, as were the tacos. More

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Earls Kitchen + Bar -  SomervilleEarls Kitchen + Bar - Somerville
542 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Somerville, Boston

Great dinner!!! Excellent service! Shout out to our server Hoku! You rocked it!! More

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Legal on the MysticLegal on the Mystic
884 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Somerville, Boston

They were so accommodating with our reservation request, and our server was fantastic! Great decor; the restaurant is really well done. The white clam pizza was a bit too salty, but the chowder was the best there is, as usual. More

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Discover Somerville

Somerville isn't just the forgotten sibling of Boston dining; it's now a hot spot for great food in its own right. From traditional diners to innovative Thai restaurants along Union Square, there's something for everyone. You'll find hearty, comforting clam chowder, meaty Boston baked beans, and succulent lobster rolls at diners and restaurants across the squares of the town. Best of all, it's just a Red Line trip away from the center of Boston. Once you're done eating authentic Somerville cuisine, why not top it all off with some Boston cream pie, which was invented in 1856 at what was then known as Boston's Parker House? If you'd rather stick around Somerville, pay a visit to one of the many bakeries that offer it.