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The 10 Best Brunch Spots In Somerville, Massachusetts

The 10 Best Brunch Spots In Somerville, Massachusetts
The Boston brunch scene has been exceedingly popular for years and, as a result, there are an endless number of restaurants to choose from. To help narrow down the search for a delicious breakfast, here are some of the best spots in Somerville, MA (two miles northwest of Boston proper) that are sure to make your mouth water.
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Soundbites

Restaurant, American, Middle Eastern, $$$

Soundbites

Soundbites has been a staple of the Somerville community for nearly two decades. It is consistently featured in Boston Magazine’s ‘Best of Boston’ and for good reason. Its omelets, grilled hash and famous Broadway Bowl leave everyone full and satisfied. No matter what your taste, you can find just what you’re looking for at Soundbites.

Soundbites Restaurant, 704 Broadway, Somerville, MA, +1 617 623 8338

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Meal service:

All Day, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Atmosphere:

Casual, Family Friendly
Assorted Meze Courtesy of Sofra Bakery and Cafe

Sofra Bakery and Cafe

Bakery, Cafe, Middle Eastern, $$$
Egg and Feta sandwich with Greek herbs, arugula and tomato (left), lox on toast (right)
Egg and Feta sandwich with Greek herbs, arugula and tomato (left), lox on toast (right) | © Annabel Lindau
Although not technically in Somerville, Sofra is a necessary stop if you’re in the area. This Middle Eastern café has some of the best hummus, muhammara and shakshuka around. The food and décor are colorful and warm, ensuring you will have a lovely brunch experience.
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Egg and Feta sandwich with Greek herbs, arugula and tomato (left), lox on toast (right) © Annabel Lindau

Three Little Figs

Three Little Figs is a great place to meet a friend and eat some of the most delicious baked goods in Somerville. Their menu is filled with yummy sandwiches, kombucha, juices, scones, muffins and more. Everything on the menu has a little twist, which makes this café stand out from all the others. Also, most of their products are locallygrown, so your mind can rest easy as you enjoy your food.

Three Little Figs, 278 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA, +1 617 623 3447

Tu Y Yo

Restaurant, Mexican, $$$
Union Square: Brown Butter Hazelnut Crunch, Birthday Cake, Chocolate Cake, Sea-Salted Bourbon Caramel, and Maple Bacon Doughnuts
Union Square: Brown Butter Hazelnut Crunch, Birthday Cake, Chocolate Cake, Sea-Salted Bourbon Caramel, and Maple Bacon Doughnuts | © Annabel Lindau
If you are looking to add a little spice to your brunch, visit Tu y Yo. A Mexican restaurant that mixes traditional Mexican food with family recipes, you will find huevos rancheros as well as eggs with cactus. Everything is freshly made, and you are bound to have a unique brunch experience.
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Union Square: Brown Butter Hazelnut Crunch, Birthday Cake, Chocolate Cake, Sea-Salted Bourbon Caramel, and Maple Bacon Doughnuts © Annabel Lindau

Union Square Donuts

Enjoy some of the best donuts in Boston at this local donut shop. There are classic chocolate-glazed donuts alongside more original options like maple-bacon and the pretzel donut. No matter what you get, you’ll be pleased. Union Square Donuts is open every day at 7am, so be sure to get there early and take advantage of its full donut selection before they run out.

Union Square Donuts, 20 Bow Street, Somerville, MA +1 617 209 2257

The Neighborhood Restaurant

Restaurant, American, Portuguese

The Neighborhood Restaurant

Open every day at 7 am, The Neighborhood is a Portuguese brunch place that makes all of its own bread and desert. It’s packed on weekends, but you cannot find better cream of wheat or more original pancakes anywhere else. Be prepared to take a nap afterwards, because there is no way you can go to The Neighborhood without stuffing yourself to the brim.

Neighborhood Restaurant, 25 Bow Street, Somerville, MA, +1 617 623 9710

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These recommendations were updated on November 23, 2016 to keep your travel plans fresh.