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Sound Bites Cafe

704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
+1 617-623-8338
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sound Bites is an institution in Somerville and they never disappoint. Come early to avoid lines, but if you are stuck in line you can always pop in and grab a cup of coffee to keep you warm, or cool, or awake while you wait....More

Thank gchasan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't expect a restaurant like that to be that good. It was just perfect. And crowded. Which tells you a lot about a restaurant. We waited for like 15 minutes before we were seated. We ordered and our food arrived not too long after....More

Thank mathytruong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

breakfast here is great. huge menu, lots of choice. during the week it's a lot more pleasant to eat in as the wkends here are hectic.

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sound Bites is unpretentious and excellent for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Been here twice and will be back when in the area again. Have had pancakes, omlettes, and most recently eggs benedict and a chicken quesidilla. All have been superb. The only problems can...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Had the best breakfast at Sound Bites. I can't wait to go back again. Everything was good and the restaurant was very clean. The service was very fast also.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have only experienced Sound Bites Brunch, but I can tell you no matter what I have ordered it's been amazing. This humble spot in Somerville has a full bar and a menu of amazing choices. Being a vegetarian at brunch can prove tricky but...More

Thank samls86
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this place each time I've visited Boston. The food is great! The Mimosas are delicious as well. Both times I visited it was pretty busy. They provide great service though. Def recommend.

Thank Cell15
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

most wonderful afternoon spent at Sound bites.. the food was awesome... but more importantly, the service was exceptional. Felt like I was with family... Love this place... I highly recommend it.

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

近くに住む友人がランチに連れて行ってくれました。カジュアルなアメリカンダイナーという感じで居心地がよい。大きなオムレツはできたてでおいしかった。 Friends of mine who live in Somerville took me to this cafe for lunch. It seemed to be a popular place. It has friendly atmosphere. The omelet I had was big and delicious.

Thank misachin
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Or rather our son's favorite! He can't get enough of the pancakes - and he (and us) are huge fans of their breakfast egg sandwich. Extremely family friendly

Thank Sidd P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:45
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-8338
  • E-mail