Fiesta Bakery & Restaurant 316 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Located in the heart of Union Square, Fiesta Bakery & Restaurant offers coffee, ice cream, breads and pastries, in…More addition to being wedding cake specialists. With a lunch and dinner menu bursting with Haitian delicacies, chicken dishes, rice and salads, this small bakery is constantly churning out tasty items.
Winter Hill Bakery 318 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 For 35 years, customers have frequented Winter Hill Bakery's tiny shop, devoid of seating or air conditioning, for the…More racks of fresh bread, the glass cases filled with pastries, the mounds of fresh raw dough and -- most of all -- for the heaping bins of Portuguese rolls. Place your order in Portuguese or English, stock up on Brazilian newspapers, admire 75-year-old baking equipment and revel in seriously cheap prices for outstanding pastries.
Petisco Bakery 513b Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Petisco envelops its customers with a wall of the fresh-baked aroma every time the front door is opened. Inside, tight…More isles overflowing with goods tower above shoppers. Lots of packaged Brazilian snacks and drinks are available, along with calling cards and money transfer services, but fresh Brazilian baked goods are the specialty.
The Biscuit 406 Washington St, Somerville, MA02143 An independently owned coffee shop and bakery, The Biscuit offers a wide array of freshly baked goods, as well as a…More selection of artisan sandwiches. Customers can enjoy their coffee in a mug or teapot in one of the shop's comfortable booths. Food options include muffins, sticky buns, croissants, pastries and brioche. Don't miss the house specialty: croissant dough stuffed with frittata for breakfast.
Panificadora Modelo 508 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Inside this bakery, stacks of cheesebread and Brazilian pies chill behind glass counters. The staff is bubbly,…More understands Portuguese and English and will whip up a Brazilian-tinged sandwich in no time. The bar stools by the window are seemingly always filled with people struggling to grip massive sandwiches with a Goya drink not far from reach.
Sculpture & Decorative Arts Conservation Services 86 Joy St, Somerville, MA02143 Founded in 2000 at a former bakery, Sculpture & Decorative Arts Conservation Services endeavors to preserve works of…More art and other monuments. Working on pieces of decorative art such as gravestones and statues out of a studio on Joy Street, the service offers strategic planning and environmental assessments, as well as condition analysis and surveys.
Selling and distributing fresh bread made daily on the premises, this family owned and operated business also has a…More full-service deli and a prepared-food counter.
Customers can choose from a range of New England-style breads, from loaves to rolls, including gourmet onion rolls, whole-wheat and other whole-grain breads. In the spacious deli, customers can order sandwiches and prepared meals such as pasta dishes.
When Pigs Fly Breads 378b Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02144 As you step inside this small bakery, the smell of freshly made bread wafts toward you. Indulge in a sample or…More two of the wide assortment of homemade loaves. The shop specializes in all-natural, preservative-free artisan breads. When Pigs Fly offers traditional favorites such as 100% whole wheat and New York rye, as well as unusual sweet and spicy varieties.
Star Market 275 Beacon St, Somerville, MA02143 A medium size grocery, with all of the essentials found in typical mid-range neighborhood establishments, Star Market…More has a deli, bakery, frozen foods section and fresh produce. Although it does not have a great range of regional, ethnic ingredients, options for those with dietary restrictions, or beer or wine, this market is conveniently isolated from the traffic of Davis, Porter and Harvard squares, has lots of parking and is open late daily.
Super Stop & Shop 779 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA02145 As part of the Shaw's family of supermarkets, Stop & Shop takes pride in serving the New England community. At this…More location, customers will find a collection of specialty departments all under one roof, including fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, poultry and fish, dairy and bakery items and a full-service pharmacy. Brands include Stop & Shop's own Nature's Promise, Simply Enjoy, Care One and Guaranteed Value.
Shaw's Supermarket 14 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA02143 It was way back in 1860 when New Englanders started relying on Shaw's for fresh produce, meats and groceries. That's a…More lot of tomatoes, hamburgers and corn flakes. Today, with over 25,000 employees in five states, Shaw's Supermarkets and it's sister companies continue to uphold it's reputation as a leader in food retail and community development. At the Twin City Plaza store you'll find a huge selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy and bakery products as well as a Moneygram counter where you can transfer cash around the world.
Lyndell's Bakery 720 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 This Broadway institution has been baking since 1887; cupcakes, bismarks and Italian pastries are the specialties, but…More breads and moon pies make a strong showing as well. Inside, long glass cases are manned by white-aproned employees, stacks of baked goods teetering in all directions. Lyndell's caters, ships nationwide and will whip up a custom cake with just a few moments notice.
The Neighborhood Restaurant & Bakery 25 Bow St, Somerville, MA02143 After 30 years of serving up breakfasts, which force eager customers to wait in wickedly long lines in sub-zero…More temperatures, this Union Square institution has crafted a solid base of die-hard fans. Although there are several pages to Neighborhood's menu, the most important are the two handwritten pieces of notebook paper holding the daily specials; no matter what you order it will inevitably come on two overloaded plates. In the summer, the morning lines are kept short by expanded seating in the attached courtyard, shaded by real grape plants; in the winter, the queue is enlivened by free coffee and baked goods. For carnivores, the massive Portuguese breakfast is sure to present as much of a physical challenge as a tasty meal.
Padaria Brasil Bakery 16 Bow St, Somerville, MA02143 Under a dance studio and set back from the street, Pandaria offers a few sandwiches and some Latin American sodas, but…More Brazilian baked goods comprise the large majority of its business. Massive sheet cakes line Pandaria's cases. Bins of freshly baked rolls hang behind the cash register and individually wrapped cookies and pound cakes are stacked up on the counter. There are six tables, with the remainder of the open space quickly filled by customers lining up during the morning rush. Portuguese is the best language in which to place your order.
In 2004, Rhett Richard and Amy Thibeault opened this cozy neighborhood coffee shop in Ball Square and the tables have…More been full ever since. Their mix of locally sourced products, a comfy living-room-like seating area, gourmet pastries and sandwiches, WiFi and good, strong coffee has made the shop a regular hangout for locals. And word has spread. In 2006, USA Today dubbed them one of "ten great places to get jazzed about great java."
In addition to espresso drinks and teas, all brewed to order, the cafe also serves plenty of good eats. Breakfast runs from pastries and muffins to cereal and breakfast wraps. The rest of the day, tasty sandwiches, grilled Panini, wraps and salads are offered. Where possible, produce is local and Nashoba Valley Bakery bakes all their bread.
WiFi: Free for first hour, then fee by the hour, daily or monthly after that.