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Neighborhood Restaurant

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American, European, Portuguese
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25 Bow St, Somerville, MA 02143-2933
(617) 628-2151
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good brunch

This restaurant is a wonderful spot in Somerville for a weekend brunch. Great eggs/omelettes/etc. The only downside is the very long waits that can snake outside the door, especially on weekend mornings. Worth it, though!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
John P
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Andover, Massachusetts
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Andover, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is a wonderful spot in Somerville for a weekend brunch. Great eggs/omelettes/etc. The only downside is the very long waits that can snake outside the door, especially on weekend mornings. Worth it, though!

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a great family run place for breakfast. All of the food tastes fresh, pancakes are big and fluffy, portions are large. aEvery table gets a basket of sweet breads/mini muffins. It's like you are eating at a friends house. In the Summer, there is outdoor seating on the patio which is quite literally next to someones house. Hence,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We've been coming to Neighborhood since graduate school... too many years ago to count. Maybe it's the no frills, family-run, legit home cooking that keeps us coming back? There's no doubt about it - Neighborhood has the market cornered on Breakfast in Boston. Every time I go I want to shush the newbies complaining about the wait - enjoy the... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Hot food, good prices, outside seating, what more could you want. Wait staff needs a little help with the pace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Amazing food and the value for money was unreal. Free coffee, lemonade and cake whilst waiting for a table plus free juice and fruit salad/cream of wheat with your breakfast. Portions were huge yet pricing was incredibly reasonable. Can't wait to be back in Boston for this place alone.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have never been a big fan of breakfast type restaurants. That ALL changed when the Neighborhood Restaurant came to Somerville. I ALMOST don't want to write this review...least the line to secure a table be ever growing. Let me go on record as saying "I HATE CREAM OF WHEAT". But here I chow it down. I have no idea... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a firm favorite for brunch. Get there well before you eat to put your name down on the list outside, and they’ll get you in as soon as possible. The waitress has a ton of integrity, which is awesome. The specials are where it’s at, and try the baked apples – lots of cinnamon and very delicious. You... More 

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Northridge, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Came here with the family for breakfast. We waited a few minutes to be seated and then got our menus. Service was fair, not great. There was a lot of food, some of it was better than others. All in all a good value as you got a lot of food for your money. They have some Portuguese items on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The food here is amazing! Staff are SUPER friendly, and accommodating. Special orders NO PROBLEM! I am not a huge cream of wheat fan, YET theirs is AMAZING!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Family visit to Boston, so had to try the cream of wheat, seven of us enjoyed it. Nice friendly family atmosphere, Big hearty American breakfast. Only problem is they have not mastered a good cup of tea!

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Additional Information about Neighborhood Restaurant

Address: 25 Bow St, Somerville, MA 02143-2933
Phone Number: (617) 628-2151
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, European, Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Bow St, Somerville, MA 02143-2933
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: (617) 628-2151

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, European, Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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