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Sarma Restaurant

249 Pearl St, Somerville, MA 02145-3942
+1 617-764-4464
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
249 Pearl St, Somerville, MA 02145-3942
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The changing, varied, and richly flavorful dishes are reliably delightful...along with the ambiance...where different parts of the restaurant feel inviting and interesting, each in their own ways...great date spot!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank B3350FRkyler
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent small plate Turkish-style meal. The best things were the Black Sea Cornbread, a half inch circle, corm-ready on the outside and pudding-like in the middle, with feta cheese and peppers throughout. And the delicate squash rings, like onion rings but lighter, with an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lapaloma76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My new favorite. Each small plate was bursting with unique flavors from around the world. Great cocktail and aperitif menu. We enjoyed wonderful service and a magical meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MikeInUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin- so amazing and such a cool atmosphere from the lighting to the prep food table behind the bar, to severs randomly bringing chef specials around to see if you want to buy. Loved the truffle deviled eggs, pumpkin fritters, octopus and chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 465ChristineD465
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s tucked away in a little corner of Boston, you feel right away like you’ve stumbled across a neighbourhood gem. We couldn’t have been more right. Great vibe, good cocktails, fairly youngish crowd. Fantastic food, with some standout dishes: the moussaka croquettes, cornbread, brisket flatbread...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank foodiefan2
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very hard to get a reservation at Sarma but worth the wait. If you like tapas food and appreciate different cuisine sarma will give you good taste diet.My wife and our friends had a great time here and would go there definitely in the near...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 130eduartl
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Sarma, in Somerville, is fantastic. The food is hard to describe since I’ve never had anything quite like it. It’s self-described as Turkish Tapas and that’s an accurate description. All the dishes we ordered were small plates to be shared. Everything we ordered was excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Actondad
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We don't know too many people who are adventurous and appreciate trying new foods. But our out of-town friends do, so we chose Sarma. Service by Lana was pleasant, helpful, and patient. Dishes we tried were the Scallops Katayif (so delicious), tabouleh crusted flounder (delish),...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank raymondmC6721ME
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Go here, make a reservation to make sure you get in. Make it more than a week in advance. Don't order too much off the menus because when the daily specials come around, you are going to want everything! If the chicken comes out of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank krismcdavid4
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Horrible service, inaccurate hostess, hostile service staff,rigid about ordering. Food okay. In some ways, “the emperor has no clothes.” Tiny plates, large prices. The attitude is that due to their fame, they can get away with being rude.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Foodafficianado
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March 21, 2018|
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Response from emmalou812 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can arrange to pre-pay. Just call as soon as the staff arrives, often an hour or so before the official "open," so you aren't making such a time-intensive and individual request while they are juggling the... More
January 13, 2016|
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Response from EmptyNest_60 | Reviewed this property |
Not open for lunch. Noise level lively, if they did accommodate 16 for dinner, you wouldn't be able to hear everyone at your table. La Brasa isn't open for lunch either (except Sunday), or I'd recommend that. Bigger space... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Pearl St, Somerville, MA 02145-3942
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-764-4464
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