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Neighborhood Restaurant

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25 Bow St, Somerville, MA 02143-2933
+1 617-628-2151
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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433 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Air B&B home I stayed at for a few nights was only three blocks away and decided to walk here two days in a row, getting there right at opening time, 7:00am. That was a good decision, as I was leaving, it got A LOT busier. The food here is GREAT!!! The first day, I had the neighborhood cheese... More 

Thank Tigerman777
Winchester, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

First time here last Sunday. Outdoor seating is nice with grape loaded grape vines shading from the sun. Casual, friendly atmosphere with a Portuguese flavor. Lots to choose from and weekly/daily specials. I had the Portuguese Breakfast which is basically a sampling of a number of items on the breakfast menu. All were good and I recommend it. They give... More 

Thank Steve S
Hartland, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

With careful weekday or early weekend visiting, you will avoid getting to know tens of others waiting for their turn at this popular establishment. In good weather the outdoor tables are a treat with eclectic decoration and a grape vine sun shade overhead. On our visit we tried one of the breakfast specials and wisely chose to split it. A... More 

Thank 908streeturchin
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Portuguese plate with a extra side of murcila ( blood sausage ) also de oatmeal ...Yum !! Hands down best Around!!!

Thank Tastebite
Somerville, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is a great place for breakfast. Great pancakes. Fabulous cream of wheat. Homemade basket of goodies. Nice variety of breakfast choices. Love sitting under the grapevine in the summer then getting a jar of jelly to take home after the grapes ripen. Nice sweet bread , perfectly cooked. So delicious. At Easter time they sell different size sweet bread... More 

Thank Mary D
Ames, Iowa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Lovely American alfresco meal! Value for money! The cream of wheat is amazing, must have! Service is also great.

Thank eliza j
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Have been coming to Neighborhood for over 20 years and anytime family/friends come to visit I make sure that this is one of the spots I take them for a great and satisfying breakfast!!! In the late morning there might be a line but don't be discouraged the wait is well worth it and you could serve yourself some coffee... More 

Thank GaMenH
Somerville, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Been going here since I started working in the ville 15 years ago. I go intermittently but always enjoy it. Cream of wheat for a pre meal starter, so sweet and creamy, everyone remembers it. Large plates of food and sides! The house made bread is so excellent as only fresh baked bread can be. If I want to go... More 

Thank kor7695
Somerville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

One of the best spots in Somerville to have brunch despite all of the new brunch spots opening up nowadays. The staff is friendly! I love the food--it is delicious, plentiful and still has a homemade feel about it! Family owned and run! You must visit if you are visiting the area, and if you live in Somerville, why haven't... More 

Thank Aleida S
West Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

This place is so good, I ate there twice last week and I live in Hartford, CT! My first visit was breakfast for lunch with my daughter and I had the Portuguese breakfast special. Authentic fare (I need to disclose that we're Portuguese), generous portions and friendly, attentive service. When I told my husband about it, we decided to revisit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Portuguese
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Bow St, Somerville, MA 02143-2933
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-628-2151

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