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Joshua Tree Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
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256 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
+1 617-623-9910
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 10:30 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

It's a minuscule version of the other chain restaurants and the waitresses make you feel like you're a bothersome for being there. Do yourself a favor and go to somewhere else in Somerville like rosebud where they have great food and are always welcoming

Thank Andrea N
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 6. Late lunch. A few people at the bar and our table. Lunch took over an hour to serve to us and not till one of us said something to the waiter who we had to go get. He then went to find out and it came right out and he never apologized for the... More 

Thank mmmscott
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

You're not going to be blown away or disappointed with Joshua tree. Moderate drink selection at the bar and pretty decent food menu. The food does take a long time to come out of the kitchen which is a big downfall. Not a bad place though.

Thank Brian L
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416 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

This place was nothing special. Decent place to get a drink. The fries were good but the wings were just average. The service was good though.

Thank 406Foodie
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

I went out to dance with my friends in Joshua Tree. Nice place if you like the hiphop dance music. Also not to far from davis square which is nice

Thank sjunius
Barcelona, Spain
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169 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

I have eaten at this place many, many times while I was living nearby, and I visited it again with some friends during my last visit to Boston. This is a very good sports bar with very good pub food and is very close to Davis T station. The waiters tend to be very nice and they have a lot... More 

Thank Daniel025
New Hampshire
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Spent a Saturday evening at the Joshua Tree for a family and friends birthday reunion. We had over 30 people and a mixed crowd of ages. JT gave us the whole front raised area of the tavern. Food was good pub and grub and quite a collection of beer and spirits. Because we had the front and the windows were... More 

Thank Panama1955
Campinas, SP
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Service is ok the place has dancing under the first floor and it's a sport bar. Good to go with friends.

Thank luisamaral
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

A very college student kind of bar. Not a huge fan BUT I under 50 and not 30 so it maybe it is just me.

Thank Marlene A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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231 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

We ate at Joshua Tree on a Friday night. It's located on a vibrant few blocks in downtown Somerville. Plenty of restaurants and bars within a few blocks. Many large TVs and a good selection of draft beers. Decent food. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Roger M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-9910

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