Deano's Pastacia Inc. 15 Garfield Ave, Somerville, MA02145 Deano's has been crafting bulk portions of homemade pasta since 1947. Working mainly with caterers and restaurant…More services, Deano's is open to the public and does do business with those wishing to cook for large tables. Picking up where his grandfather left off, Dean Matarazzo's wholesale business specializes in stuffed pasta in huge portions.
Red House 24 Union Sq, Somerville, MA02143 Red House stays open unusually late and offers a fusion of regional Chinese styles that's kept the business open for 33…More years. The restaurant is designed for take-out and was awarded Best of Boston's Best Chinese Restaurant in 1998. It has also received a few honorable mentions in the Somerville Journal's Reader's Choice Awards.
Mattress Giant 14 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA02143 With more than 25 years in business, Mattress Giant offers a considerable selection of mattresses, bedding, pillows,…More bedroom furniture and adjustable beds. The Twin City Plaza store is open until 9pm most nights, and there's plenty of free parking in the lot out front.
Mike's Auto Service 517 Columbia St, Somerville, MA02143 Located off Columbia Street down a small alley, Mike's Auto Service is a small business specializing in transmissions…More and wheels. This shop is a reliable option for people with who want friendly, personal service. Call ahead and make sure Mike's is open before heading over.
Str-8-Edge Barber Shop 216 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Str-8-Edge is a classic barber shop with a pleasingly old-school, neighborhood feel. The shop has four chairs and…More has grown considerably in popularity since its opening in 2008. Str-8-Edge is a cash-only business.
Century Bank 102 Fellsway W, Somerville, MA02145 Located right off the McGrath Highway, this branch of the national banking group is convenient and easy to find,…More thanks to its towering sign. There is free street parking and a drive-thru teller, which is uniquely open during the bank's full business hours. Additionally, there is an enclosed ATM, helpful if the snow is blowing but the drive-thru line is long.
Vision Art Graphics 495 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Opened in 2008, Vision Art Graphics offers T-shirt design, sign creation and color copies, but its amiable employees…More insist that embroidery is its specialty. Myriad shirts hang in the window to support their claim. This business is a solid bet if you need to make copies or have a shirt designed and want to support a local company.
Venus Pizza 1293 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 With 22 indoor and outdoor seats and teetering stacks of soon-to-be delivered pizza boxes on the counter, Venus Pizza is…More a great place to grab a slice or a kebab. Opened in early 2010, Venus Pizza is well-lit and clean. The owners take pride in the halal shawarma and falafel, but also do a brisk business in pizza. Hours stretch almost to midnight, so Venus is a reliable late-night destination.
Citizens Bank 212 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Located in Davis Square, the Elm Street branch of Citizens Bank has been in business since 2001. Inside their…More wide-open, high-ceilinged lobby, advisors assist customers with mortgages, CDs, car loans and other financial needs, while tellers process deposits, withdrawals and other quick transactions. A 24-hour ATM is located just outside the building.
Diva Indian Bistro 248 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Located in the heart of Davis Square, this Indian restaurant boasts an extensive menu of traditional dishes and many…More vegetarian options. Large floor-to-ceiling windows open up to the sidewalk and provide great people-watching in this busy area. Some outdoor seating is available in nicer weather. Lunch specials are offered daily. A small curved bar provides seating for solo diners.
Citizens Bank 212 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Citizens Bank on Elm Street offers checking and savings accounts, as well as loans for students and small businesses.…More The building features an ATM outside of the building that can be accessed 24 hours a day with a swipe of a Citizens Bank debit or credit card. All of the doors can be automatically opened and are handicap accessible.
James J Bremis Realty 1177 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Since 1955, the family-run Bremis Realty has been selling homes to the Somerville community. The business offers a…More variety of services, ranging from residential and commercial listings to rentals and business sales. Bremis also offers market analysis, buyer pre-qualification and real estate consulting services, all for free. Friendly brokers and salespeople are available to assist customers with their every need. Having established a professional and successful firm over the years, Bremis Realty has sold more than 7,000 homes since opening its doors.
Since opening its doors in May 1999, this café has become a Davis Square neighborhood staple. With photo…More booths, pool tables and a motorcycle above the entrance, Diesel is not your typical coffee shop. A chalkboard above the registers displays a large sandwich selection, along with gluten-free and vegan offerings. Seasonal items feature New England produce.
Floor-to-ceiling windows in the front of the café open up to the sidewalk in the warmer seasons. Large tables in the back are well-suited for groups. Customers may call ahead to reserve a table as long as they are prepared to spend $5 per person on food and drinks.
Diesel Café was awarded the title of "Green Business of the Year" by the Somerville Chamber of Commerce in 2009.
Often considered "the historic crossroads of Somerville," Union Square is a hotbed of transitioning business activity…More and cultural diversity. In the center of it all, USMS works hard to keep its district vital and forward-moving by promoting businesses new and old, organizing community events and connecting locals with the services they require.
Union Square Main Streets has also launched the new Design Annex, which is located in the same building as their administrative office. Developed asa coworking and networking space for creative industry professionals, the the Design Annex offers work space and also hosts an open house every Thursday from 9:30am to noon.
The Main Street approach was originally conceived in 1977 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a way of maintaining the vitality of our nation's village centers. USMS is a nonprofit partnership of Union Square residents, local business owners, community leaders, the City of Somerville and the National Main Streets Center.
Somerville City Clerk 93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Located on the ground floor of City Hall, the City Clerk's Office has a walk-up service counter where residents can…More request certificates, licenses and permits. Documents issued include birth, death, and marriage certificates; marriage applications; business certificates and medical practice registration; dog licenses; bazaar or raffle permissions; open air vendor permits—and so on. If it requires City documentation, this is where you usually request it. The office also offers notary service for non-municipal documents for just $1.
Baker Travel 407 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02144 This Davis Square travel agency has served the travel needs of Somerville for more than a decade. Four full-time agents…More are available in the open but busy office space. Baker Travel specializes in full-service travel options. Staff will arrange airfare, car rentals, hotels and sight-seeing tours in a complete package for customers for any destination in the world. Specialties also include affordable airfare to Haiti for the Boston area Haitian community, group charter flights and honeymoon packages, as well as Las Vegas and Disney trips.
Journeyman Restaurant 9 Sanborn Ct, Somerville, MA02143 Journeyman, in Union Square, prides itself on using local produce and local food providers to create a high-end dining…More experience. Journeyman works with local businesses such as Tazo Chocolate, as well as boutique providers of unusual wines and foods. Of special note is the herb garden growing in their window, serving as decoration for the airy, open space. Also notable is their lack of a sign; look carefully for number 9, just up Sanborn Court from Ronnarong.
Caprese Pizza & Grill 516 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Opened in 2010, Caprese has a huge chalk menu hung above its check out counter on brick walls. They offer a wide…More selection of subs and pizzas, with the Buffalo Chicken and Artichoke Spinach Poppers as their house specials. You can usually catch owner, Thanis, working the register or standing outside people watching on busy Medford Street.
The Burren 247 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 A lively Irish tavern in Davis Square, The Burren has been in business since 1996. Hearty Irish fare, pints of cold beer…More and traditional Irish music are abundant seven days a week. Open mic nights and concerts take place in the spacious back room that features its own bar and a large dance floor. For those who enjoy browsing the internet while enjoying their Guinness, free Wi-Fi is available. In the summer, several outdoor tables are available for lunch and dinner and the people-watching is abundant. Irish ex-pats and locals alike mingle in the friendly atmosphere of this neighborhood bar.
Neighborhood Market 1165 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Neighborhood Market boasts being the oldest business in Teele Square, and owner Amr Ramadam takes the name of his store…More seriously. He strives to make Neighborhood Market personal to the neighborhood. He greets each customer like an old friend, and chats with each person who walks through the door. Since opening its doors in 1996, Neighborhood Market has offered groceries and household items to the Somerville area. The store also features a counter of fresh-brewed coffee, tobacco products and lottery. The back of the store is lined with freezers full of frozen goods, as well as a cooler selling bags of ice.