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All 251 Somerville Restaurants

Ball Square Cafe

708 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 623-2233
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Ranked #8 of 251 Restaurants in Somerville
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I am a waffle girl and these waffles are amazing. I order the waffle delight and although you may think $14 is a lot for a waffle, just wait until you see it. Beautifully cooked Belgian waffle with fresh fruit piled high and a whipped cream-cool whip esq stuff in the side. Fresh fruit isn't just strawberries and blueberries, it's... More 

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San Diego, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've been here more times than I can count. Whenever I get into town, it's usually on a red-eye, so I hit this place first on my way to visit relatives after flying in to Logan. I've had a lot of their items, and it's all good. A good value is the egg and cheese on a croissant, but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have been for breakfast many, many times. Food is always fresh, tasty, delicious. Their menu is huge, so many options. Wait staff is super friendly. Can't wait for my next visit. My fav is traditional eggs Benedict

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Tokyo, Japan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Warm welcome, fun and funny servers, food I'd go back for. Added together it's a great breakfast or brunch spot. Nice job!

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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166 reviews 166 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We found this place on Yelp when staying in Lexington, MA and heading into Boston. This is definitely a locals kind of place with very friendly staff/owners and pretty good food. I thought the food was good, but not 5-star spectacular, but they fill you up and the price is good. We were seated in the deli next door (owned... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

From the moment you show up at the Ball Square Cafe you're greeted by the owner and made to feel "genuinely" special. The tone has been set! Now all you have to do is sit back and wait to experience a breakfast "to die for"!!! I mean it when I tell you, you will not experience a better breakfast or... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We couldn't wait to try this place after seeing the menu the night before we planned to go. We tried a little of everything...chocolate chip coconut pancakes (which were a bit dry), eggs benedict and the best menu item, banana Nutella stuffed french toast! Amazing!! Brad was our server and was so friendly and attentive! Would highly recommend the fresh... More 

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98 reviews 98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Took quick trip up expressway because this restaurant had rave reviews definitely worth the trip. Got there around 9 on a Sunday and had about 20 people in front of us. Wait was about 15-20 minutes 2's go fast. Although kind of odd that 2 girls who came after us got seated before us and some other 2's. Maybe because... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Every time we have visitors, we take them to Ball Square Cafe for breakfast. It serves its extensive menu all day every day, with something for everyone - waffles, pancakes, platters, eggs, vegetarian options...It's always packed, but we somehow always get seated within 30 minutes (usually within 2, but it's a different story on weekends). The laid-back friendly atmosphere is... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

The staff at ball square cafe understands service, which I find to be paramount in the restaurant business. Mike, one of the owners, is extremely outgoing and knows how to make you feel at home the second you come in. We had a 15 min wait and it breezed by with the luxury of serving ourselves ice coffee and enjoying... More 

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Additional Information about Ball Square Cafe

Address: 708 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144
Phone Number: (617) 623-2233
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

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