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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub, Diner
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381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144-3139
+1 617-666-6015
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Sat - Wed 17:00 - 23:00
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I LOVE the Rosebud. We are there a couple of times a month and have yet to be disappointed. For brunch my favorite is the Summer St. Cobb and their homemade doughnuts. Dinner favorite is the burger, fried pickles, and the half and half (onion rings + french fries). Service is fantastic and atmosphere is great.

Thank CCtravels986
Auburn, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had brunch on Saturday at this restaurant. The decor is fun, industrial chic. The food is familiar with a twist. A bit of southern influence with biscuits and gravy, chicken and waffles on the menu. I had the southern benny and my husband had an omelette with linguica and manchego cheese. Both were excellent and large portions! I recommend... More 

Thank Hope G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here a bunch of times over the years, but more often since I discovered their Sunday brunch. Pancakes. Brown Sugar Bacon. Need I say more? I do, actually, want to emphasize that the pancakes are truly perfect -- exactly the right amount of fluffiness and moisture. Sturdy enough to hold up to spreading butter and tender enough to... More 

Thank foodchik
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a historic landmark that was recently renovated and is a great place to go for comfort food and local flavor. We went for Sunday Brunch and enjoyed delicious food and drinks. Opened in 1941, the restaurant has retained its original charm.

Thank GraceMarieGMC
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been the the Rosebud many times, and have always had amazing food and good service! The pulled pork sandwich and the catfish sandwich are especially good! The beer selection is also quite excellent!

Thank Hanna S
Boston MA
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529 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of parking nearby, lots of customers making for a lively environment. Had a nice cheeseburger and fries; special sandwich if the night, short ribs, juicy and tasty.

Thank mpd
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

the worst bisets and gravey i have ever had if your a southener dont order it you will be dissapointetd burger in both breakfast was not done usually i dont complaine but it was so rare we couldnt eat it they did appoligize and when we were waiting gave us hush puupies again if your southern you will be dissapointed... More 

Thank Christine F
Somerville, United States
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband, son and I recently went to the Rosebud for an early dinner. We tried some appetizers, popcorn shrimp and house salad that were outstanding! The shrimp were lightly tossed in coconut and sautéed then served over sliced cabbage. The salad was fresh and had a light dressing. Two of us ordered the "loaded mac and cheese" and the... More 

Thank Ellen M
Medford, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Excellent spiked milkshakes and pies, and mixed drinks! I tend to skip the food. It's good, but priced steeply for the quality you get. Definitely try a shake with alcohol, those are amazing!

Thank Karen W
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Rosebud is our go-to brunch spot in Cambridge. Having moved here from Manhattan, we were disappointed with the brunch options in the area until we found Rosebud. It's fantastic! My wife likes the french toast and the fresh donuts from Union Square; I like the chicken and waffles, the omelettes, and the Bloody Mary bar. Anything meal you get is... More 

Thank Josh C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144-3139
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-666-6015

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