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.
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.
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.
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.
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.