Acai Juice Bar 415b Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Opened in mid-2010 by two young Brazilian sisters, Paula and Anna, Acai Juice Bar blends up all-natural and healthy…More smoothies making use of a trove of exotic Latin American fruit. Open early, this shop offers its healthy creations at all three meals. Light sandwiches are offered at lunch and dinner, and are great accompaniments to the main dish, luscious smoothies.
Alfresco Restaurant 382 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Alfresco is a neighborhood Italian restaurant located on Highland Ave, just outside Davis Sq. This pleasant little…More eatery offers lunch, dinner, a weekend brunch and daily specials. While Alfresco is open seven days for table service, takeout and delivery are also available.
Marble-topped tables, soft Italian music and espresso machines set the scene at this Italian bistro, which serves the…More southern Italian-style cooking of the Abruzzo region where owners the Susi family hail from. Regional specialties are also featured, including a wide selection of homemade pastas, pizzas and panini sandwiches mad with fresh focaccia bread baked on the premises. Pictures of generations of Susis, along with original Ellis Island entry letters and 15 years worth of positive reviews, adorn the walls too. In the warmer months, outdoor dining is available.
Interestingly, there have been sightings of Governor Patrick tucking into osso buco at this quiet eatery.
Angelina's Pizzeria, in business since the 1950s, is a family-run pizza shop that prides itself on its extensive,…More homemade menu. Nicknamed "Home of the Jumbo" after its specialty three-foot-long Jumbo Sub, the rest of Angelina's menu is just as large and impressive.
Choose from more than 20 toppings for your classic pizza, or one of the restaurant's several specialty pizza options. The menu also features calzones, hot and cold subs, wraps and dinner plates, all of which can be made to order.
The establishment has an authentic, old-fashioned feel, with wooden tables and walls covered with framed black-and-white photos. The staff is warm and welcoming, treating each customer with the same level of friendliness as the last.
The entire menu is available for takeout and delivery. Ingredients are fresh, service is quick and after more than 50 years of business, satisfaction is still top priority.
Anna's Taqueria 236 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Located in the center of Davis Square, Anna's offered fast, inexpensive Mexican food on the go. Voted Best of Boston…More fast food, this restaurant has multiple locations in the Boston area. In addition to traditional meat options, grilled vegetables and vegetarian rice are available. This location of Anna's also offers breakfast burritos.
This cute neighborhood cafe is a recent addition to the area, offering coffee and espresso drinks as well as homemade…More fare. If you're looking for a pleasant place to get some work done while nibbling on a sandwich, salad or pastry, the interior is welcoming and relaxing with its light-blue tablecloths, white walls and large windows.
Peer into the kitchen and chances are you can spot owner Olga Gerakis hard at work preparing all of Aroma's offerings. She opened the cafe after working as a caterer for years and says cooking is in her nature. "I grew up with it, my father was a chef, and I'm from a big family. My whole life was in the kitchen." Gerakis wants her customers to feel at home at Aroma and to enjoy the fresh food that she prepares.
Aside from pastries, sandwiches and salads, Aroma also serves up traditional Greek favorites like spinach pie, Mousaka and Pastitio, and runs daily specials.
This Au Bon Pain is a large, brightly lit establishment offering a variety of baked goods, sandwiches, and beverages…More located just minutes away from Davis Square. Au Bon Pain offers ample inside seating, as well as outdoor tables.
Inside, customers find a walk-up counter where staff awaits orders for sandwiches and wraps, which can be chosen from a menu of classics, or put together according to the customers tastes with the "Create Your Own" option.
Au Bon Pain also offers a variety of soups and salads, as well pastries and breakfast options. Also featured on the menu are coffee, tea, smoothies, and specialty beverages such as, lattes and espresso. The menu features options for different dietary restrictions, including vegetarian, low-sodium, and low-fat.
Ball Square Café 708 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Ball Square Café boasts brick-lined walls, attentive waitstaff and an owner who will help you parallel park in…More one of the tight, metered spots out front. Chef and owner Omar Djebbouri serves up towering piles of exotic fruit-topped waffles and Middle Eastern omelettes with more kinds of coffee than you can count on one hand. This eatery is as famous for its signature pear and goat cheese-stuffed French Toast as it is for its participation in the legendary Ball Square Breakfast War with rivals Sound Bites Café right next door.
Bergamot 118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA02143 Specializing in progressive American cuisine, Bergamot opened in 2009. Conveniently near Union and Inman squares,…More Bergamot has a light, casual atmosphere. In addition to its entrees, Bergamot offers an extensive bar menu and a detailed cocktail list, with both classics and its own creations.
Bloc 11 Cafe 11 Bow St, Somerville, MA02143 Brick walls, 40 tables, sandwiches with local ingredients, art from Somerville natives and a huge bank vault in which to…More imbibe your daily caffeine intake? This is the wonderfully quirky Block 11. Owner Jennifer Park also owns the impossibly hip Diesel Café in Davis Square, but Bloc 11 has a decidedly more sophisticated feel than its hipster sister. Don't miss the courtyard seating or the freestanding fireplace in the back; watching new baristas learning how to pull the perfect espresso on the trainer machine behind the main counter is also entertaining. Of special note is "The 257" sandwich, a sinful concoction of prosciutto, ricotta from Capone's market across the street and caramelized onions.