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Tu Y Yo

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858 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-1905
+1 617-623-5411
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Colorful, clean restaurant with friendly, helpful wait staff. This is a small place with a family feel. The food is interesting, delicious and carefully prepared...presentation is wonderful. Can't go wrong!

1 Thank Sadean13
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Had a party of 9, ordered tamales, sopes and longaniza for appetizers. All of them were incredibly well made, spiced, and presented. For entrees we had tinga, mole colorado tlaxcalteca, nopales con cerdo, the special which was pork mole, and last but certainly not least, indio vestido. Service was incredibly courteous and polite and they paid attention to our needs... More 

Thank Silas B
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

This restaurant was on our must try list because we love Mexican and wanted to try something different and the reviews were good. We finally tried it one weekday evening in late August early September with just a few patrons (not busy). It was a bad experience. We just don't get the great reviews. And I just read that they... More 

Thank ItalianPrincess05
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Tucked away in Powderhouse Square in Somerville, Tu y Yo is only a short walk from bustling Davis Square, and well worth it. The restaurant features authentic moles, not only the typical chocolate-based ones, but green moles, red moles, and more. The food is delicious. Try the fish of the day with moleverde, or chicken breasts with colorado mole. A... More 

Thank FredfromCambridge
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

If you want reasonably priced and amazingly delicious Mexican food, go to Tu Y Yo. I love the Chicken Mole and the Rellenos. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Lukabayby
Lexington, Massachusetts
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166 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This small place in Somerville is a find if you want authentic, interesting Mexican dishes. The menu is rather extensive, the food was excellent, the service was very friendly, and the prices are reasonable. My only complaint is that it is noisy when it is rather busy as it was on this Saturday night.

Thank Michael M
Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Located near Tufts University campus, this place is a great place for anyone who goes out of their way to find good food. Well, you do not have to look far. For $5 dollars you have a choice of delicious Mexican food or delicious Mexican food. The lunch menu is limited to a few offerings, but you will not go... More 

Thank 5thOneFromtheLeft
Boston, MA
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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Tu Y Yo is a real find for Mexican food in the Boston area (or anywhere for that matter). Chile Relleno en Nogada is beautifully presented, a large chili stuffed with ground beef, almonds, raisins and more in a lovely sauce sprinkled with pomegranate seeds and cilantro. Accompanying beans are out of this world. Carnitas also offer layers of flavor.... More 

Thank BostonElsie
Somerville, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

This restaurant has been around for as long as I've been a Somervillian (aka almost my whole life), and last night was the first time I went to try it. It's situated in a weird spot on Broadway right before a rotary. The inside is decorated with brightly colored paint and decorations from Mexico. It looks like the inside could... More 

Thank Amanda B
Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Came here with a group of four. All the food is homemade and with my gluten allergy it was very easy to eat here. My friends that live close by brought us to this place saying it was delicious and they were very right. I had a mole which rocked, and my partner had some soup that he claimed was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 858 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-1905
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-5411

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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?