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Bergamot

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118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-4304
+1 617-576-7700
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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247 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We were here once before and were a bit disappointed, given the reviews, as the service was a bit rushed and the food, while good, was not that distinctive. However, we gave it another try during a week day night and an earlier time and had a totally different experience. The restaurant was not as crowded and the service, from... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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555 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Exactly a year since last visited. Enjoyed it last time a lot. This time seemed different. Some of the waitstaff seemed uninterested and sullen. My gnocchi appetizer was great. The short rib main dish not so. It arrived cold and got colder and was not particularly tasty. It came across to me as folks going through the motions without commitment.

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Thank MikeBirdman
Newton, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had the 7 course tasting menu with the wine pairing and found all to our liking. The service was 5 star with the server very knowledgeable about the wines. In fact, one of the true highlights was the fact that the pairings were so spot on and complemented the courses so well. Heavily French in the wines with some... More 

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Thank DRB1606
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Overall, great food and good service combine for an excellent meal. We have been going to Bergamot for years and have never had a bad meal. The chef really knows how to make the ingredients shine. The style of the cooking is new American farm-to-table. Everything is fresh. The seasoning of the food is subtle, never overpowering. If you are... More 

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2 Thank BaltimoreFlyer19
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Two of us had the 7 course tasting menu. The service was very friendly, helpful without being overbearing. Food was quite good.

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Thank bogardner
The Nutmeg State
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136 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Absolutely disappointing. We were very disappointed after friends been there and highly recommended this restaurant. We chose the (prix fix) menu. The 3 courses at first were at best mediocre where there was a taste to the food but nothing extra ordinary that anybody can rave about. Then came the main courses, and that was a total disappointment. The food... More 

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Thank Sindbad2007
Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great food, nice ambiance and an exhaustive wine list. The restaurant was full on a Sunday night which provided a great ambiance!

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Thank Lyne P
Whitehall, Michigan
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

As visitors from Michigan, we recently dined at Bergamot with our grandson and his fiance who live in Somerville. What a fabulous and memorable dinner and evening! The service was impeccable without being intrusive. My wife ordered the gazpacho appetizer with crabmeat, I the house tomato salad. Both were outstanding, For the main course, my wife enjoyed swordfish medallions, I... More 

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Thank Jon B
West Palm Beach, FL
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been to Bergamot a number of times over the past two years. Everything I've eaten there is delicious and creative. Sometimes it's hard to order because there is such a list of ingredients that it's hard to imagine what a combination of all those flavors would taste like, but you're pretty well assured that what they've put together will... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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401 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Don't let the classy old fashion atmosphere mislead you. This place has some unique and even brave delicious flavors. The swordfish cabob with yemmen schug, the surprising tomatoes salad were very unique. The smoked shrimp was good. So although it has no atmosphere (and no music. And too much light. And I so expect to enjoy atmosphere at their price)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-4304
  • Public Transportation: Harvard (Red Line) #86 Bus (Cleveland Circle, Sullivan Sq via Harvard Sq) #83 Bus (Rindge Avenue, Central Sq via Porter Sq)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-576-7700
Description
New restaurant

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