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Papagayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar

331 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145-1214
+1 617-996-6100
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
331 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145-1214
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can you go wrong with guacamole? Well, they did. The burritos were huge, but not good. Too salty. And they brought me something different than what I ordered. It's not as bad a fast food bu, then, it;s not as cheap as fast food...More

Thank omirta
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

There is a really cool atmosphere in the little bar, the restaurant upstairs lacks a bit of charm in my taste. The cocktails were really good, and I would recommend to give the bar a visit. Food was nice and worth a try.

Thank NynnePaaTur
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service. Just the receptionist needs a few days off, she was very tired and not receptive and this place was hot like the food

Thank Aline H
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Papagayo hosted our annual business lunch in Dec 2017. Our company is new to Somerville, and wanted to eat locally. Convenient to the up-and-coming Assembly Row (and the same-named Orange Line stop, Papagayo is close to the Mystic River. Outdoor seating probably awesome in Summer,...More

Thank mlg36
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This place honestly isn't worth it. Very pricy and nothing fancy - service wasn't that good. It is something different for the area but I would not go back.

Thank goncere
Reviewed January 4, 2018

When I found Papgayo I was looking for a great Mexican food and I've had in the US before, but the restaurant left no good impression with the food at all. We had as appetizer nacho buffalo wings and a taco that was very below...More

Thank Rodolfo R
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Typically this papagayo is packed so I was surprised on NYE that it was pretty empty, which was perfect for us - four adults and three children getting in some decent food to ring in the new year. The food was great. The drinks were...More

Thank sshowstack
Reviewed October 8, 2017

I was really looking forward to trying Papagayo's fish tacos. I had visited the chain restaurant in Boston and it was pretty good, however this restaurant was just okay. It has a nice setting with some seating with open windows so you can see the...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Casual Mexican restaurant - enjoyed drinks and tacos at the bar. Offer flour, corn, or lettuce wraps. Great taco choices at the bar - tuna, shrimp, carnitas, skirt steak, and others. Very good for a couple bucks each. Delicious guacamole.

Thank Janice B
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Cinco de Mayo was mucho busy! Waited over an hour despite having called in a reservation. Eventually was seated and drinks were ordered, chips and salsa served. Loud on this festive evening so conversations were hard to maintain. Food was good but not memorable.

Thank BiggieSauls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-996-6100
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