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Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar

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415 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4346
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dali is one of our go-to date night places. The food is always amazing and consistent. The drinks are wonderful and service is always inviting and playful. The atmosphere is artistic and romantic with Spanish nuances. Lovely place for a romantic date!

Thank samls86
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic surroundings. Excellent food. We enjoyed ten different tapas dishes all of which were superb. Great atmosphere. Highly recommend anything on the menu

Thank jrfsfnm
Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The plates were perfect sizes to mix and match or to try out new tastes. I loved the chicken skewers, the beef empanadas and the garlic shrimp!

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dali has a wonderful atmosphere and decor with a good bar (our favorite Spanish brandy was on the menu but no longer available) that also serves food. Apparently the restaurant is owned by an Argentine and Russian couple, Our waiter was from Mexico and had more than he could handle with a large birthday party and at least two other... More 

Thank trimyway
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We ate at Dali last week and I found the food to be very average. The fried items - veggie croquette and samosas were mediocre. The garlic shrimp were swimming in oil. Will say the rabbit dish had a nice sauce. The best part of the restaurant is the decor. Its lively and exotic. The service was good.

Thank 60pmichelle
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I've been going to Dali since 1995 and it the quality of food and ambiance haven't changed a bit, which is to say it's great. Get a large pitcher of Sangria and the Gambas al Ajillo (shrimp). The staff is friendly and are more than happy to sing you a song if it happens to be your birthday. Go there!... More 

Thank LuckyJVT
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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455 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I love Spanish food, having spent some quality time in Spain. So it is with critical taste buds that I eat at Spanish restaurants in the US. We ordered a selection of items to share and washed it all down with sangría and it was a wonderful meal. We had the most interesting and fun waiter. Great service, great food.... More 

Thank pitufo00
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I have a rule where if I run across a new bread pudding or flan, I've gotta try them. The brioche bread pudding was lighter than I normally run across. One of the best and different enough to avoid passing up. Excellent flan was also lighter than I normally run across. Never had candied citrus with it before - also... More 

Thank Joseph G
Fort Worth
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97 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Tapas are fun. Lots and lots of selections. We shared 4 or 5 different ones - scallops, cauliflower fritters, chorizo with butter beans, chicken, mushrooms in artichoke caps - I'm not doing any of this justice. The descriptions were great and the sauces that each were in were truly delicious. The tile work in the restaurant is gorgeous. The place... More 

Thank Shannon B
Norwich, Vermont
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This restaurant was suggested by a college room mate whom I had not seen in 30 years! We met there for dinner a few weeks ago while I was in Cambridge for a baroque dance workshop. (Yes, I am a member of the lunatic fringe!) The food was great and the service attentive. We enjoyed the tapas ( including several... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $80
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4346
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-661-3254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?