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Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar

415 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4346
617-661-3254
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Ranked #8 of 249 Restaurants in Somerville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese, Spanish, Tapas, Vegetarian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you like Tapas, this place is for you! They have an amazing selection, and an ambiance that's nice and cozy. This is a great place for a date, friends, or a birthday party. I'm absolutely obsessed with their food, and they have great sangria. You won't regret coming here.

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Marlborough
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The food is amazing. Service was excellent. The food was so good, we went there two nights in a row. Everything we tried was very tasty. There is a short wine list but the choices were good and markup was not bad. I don't know why it is rated as expensive. Food prices are reasonable and portions are generous for... More

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Statesboro, Georgia
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260 reviews 260 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We came on a surprisingly quiet evening and were seated immediately. The decor was a bit wild, but so was Dali. Very loud room/music. The selection of Tapas was interesting, original, and those we offered were good. We enjoyed the rabbit very much. The peppers were excellent. Ravioli only fair. Service was good. An enjoyable place.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife and I got together with another couple for dinner here Saturday evening. We had early reservations, but very quickly the place filled up so would suggest them. We started with 6 different tapas plates, all of which were exceptional (my favorite was the Chuletillas baby lamb chops). For entree's we went with two Paella Valenciana plates for the... More

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The waiter wasn't willing at all. The interior design is too much a spanish stereotype. The food is quote food but not so amazing as someone could think. I wouldn't reccomend it

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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417 reviews 417 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Kitsch will either scare you out of your skin or entertain you - and part of the entertainment it is. I was not thrilled with the croquetas, and I found the octopus delicious but needed some finishing olive oil and a dusting of paprika. The pheasant was DELICIOUS and so were the beef ribs. Stuffed artichokes were creamy and... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

These tapas are absolutely fantastic and are well worth having. We ordered around two tapas each (which was definitely enough food) and split them all between us. Every tapa which came out was absolutely wonderful and tasted incredibly fresh. I'd recommend getting a little bit of each type of food as it is all absolutely wonderful, and there wasn't a... More

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Without doubt some of the best tapas we have had. Nice atmosphere and great service. Quite expensive but worth it. Popular and with good reason. Highly recommended.

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Bowie, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was our third visit to Dali -- it's one of our son's favorite places, and whenever we visit him in Somerville, we try to eat there. Primarily, it's a tapas restaurant, although they do have paella, as well as a whole fish dish that always intrigues me. Each time I eat there, I consider ordering the fish (it looks... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was expecting more. The food was totally average lacking the charming of real Spanish food. The paella was weak in taste. This is not even close to what you have in Spain. The Serrano jam was humid and funny taste. I do not recommend this restaurant.

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