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255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2956
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Ranked #26 of 255 Restaurants in Somerville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Redline Davis Square T-stop
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English first
Burlington, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We've had a midweek lunch here twice in the last month. Prior to this, we had had dinner here a number of times and really enjoyed our food and drinks. The luncheon menu is basically limited to salads, pizza and burgers. For both of our lunches, we sat at the bar. The service was excellent and the beer selection was... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Foundry hits that sweet spot between refined and relaxed - the perfect Friday night spot. I estimate that I've been there 10 times, and the food is always great, as is the service. They make a mean old fashioned, and if you need a second after dinner, head to Saloon a couple of doors over and select from their ridiculous... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went for a drink on a Friday evening and got a couple of appetizers; both of which were quite good.

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County Galway, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place was absolutely heaving the night we went but we were seated after a relatively short wait during which we stood at the bar and had a beer (great range on draft). Food was really great - check out the brussels sprouts (no really !) and the steak frites :-)

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Washington DC
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Fair disclosure: we were running late for the 8pm nevermore play so we all just ordered burgers. Atmosphere was great. This isn't a chain type of place. Service: when we explained we needed to be fed, paid and out of there, our server made it possible. She made sure she was around and our needs taken care of. Food: the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Whatever else you have, have the steak. For once when you ask for it 'medium rare', medium rare is precisely what you get. It's a good size but not so vast that you know you'll have to leave half of it. The French fries are memorable and the Dijon mustard is the real thing. Friendly chatty interesting waiting staff who... More 

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Portland, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I came here with a group of friends after hearing some great reviews from a family member. We went early in the evening as they were switching over to dinner so we had most of the dining room to ourselves. As one friend was in need of a shot he ordered a round of Fireball shots, i was not surprised... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

One of our party chose this for his birthday dinner, and I'm still wondering why. Service was excellent, but all of our food choices were disappointing - not just less than we had hoped for, but not good. Steak so chewy as to be almost inedible (but cooked medium rare as ordered). Tuna special sounded great, but those who ordered... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The staff & cocktails are fantastic!! We've been talking about going for a bit & I had seen them on Phantom everything made my mouth water but once we received our meal I realized it was false advertising. The devils on horseback was the BEST part of the meal, the calamari left us all baffled there were about 6 pieces... More 

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Somerville, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Foundry is one of my favorite local restaurants! I love the atmosphere at all times of year, but summer and fall when the windows are open are my favorite. My husband and I have enjoyed the annual "Honkfest" from the same seats in front two years in a row, while enjoying delicious Bloody Mary's and oysters, a favorite combination at... More 

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Additional Information about Foundry On Elm

Address: 255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2956
Phone Number: 617-628-9999
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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