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Top bar recommendations from locals

Cocktail Bar
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“Only the best cocktail bar in Boston. Ask for Sam. Tell him some crazy redhead named John sent you and that he's missed at Drink.”
  • 54 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Nice local hangout spot with good food. The right side is a restaurant, and the left is the pub, but both have the same menu.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Lounge
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“American tavern in former police HQ with cocktails, DJs & a patio with giant Jenga & lawn games.”
  • 27 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“ Hip German-inspired tavern/beer garden specializing in house-made wursts, plus regional beer & wine. (255 Washington St. Somerville , MA)”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
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“Tapas-style dining in Union Square. This place is not readily walkable from our Airbnb, but it's one of our favorite spots. Friendly staff, excellent cocktails and great food. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
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“ Irish pub offering Cajun-inspired bar fare, craft beers, darts, sports on TV & frequent live music. (366 Somerville Ave Somerville, MA 02143)”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Colorful, family-run eatery featuring traditional Mexican dishes, margaritas & live mariachi music. (61 Union Square Somerville, MA 02143)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Popular local brewery, food trucks and pop-up vendors are occasionally on-site, if not - there are plenty of great food options in Bow Market where they’re located.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Music and bar food. And dancing too. One of my favorite times to go is Sunday afternoons at 4:30 to hear Natural Wonders, 3 Sundays a month. Other times are good too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“Indie bands & DJ dance parties accompanied by an American menu of pub grub & wacky burgers.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great bar, good vibe, live music venue in the back... all types of music so make sure to check before going to see if it's something you'd enjoy!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Best dive bar around. Monday is Americana night, Tuesday is open mic, otherwise it's eclectic. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Cute wine bar in bow market. Unique wine selection and friendly hosts. They offer bread and interesting cheese selections later at night, but don't generally offer dinner food, most patrons bring food in from one of the surrounding take out shops in bow market.”
  • 2 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great pub plus restaurant with excellent, clean, reasonably-priced American food. Live bands.”
  • 1 local recommends
Night Club
  • 1 local recommends