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Sound Bites Cafe

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704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
+1 617-623-8338
06:30 - 21:30
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Sun 06:30 - 15:45
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 21:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have only experienced Sound Bites Brunch, but I can tell you no matter what I have ordered it's been amazing. This humble spot in Somerville has a full bar and a menu of amazing choices. Being a vegetarian at brunch can prove tricky but this place has tons of options and all are delicious. Service is friendly and fast!... More 

Thank samls86
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this place each time I've visited Boston. The food is great! The Mimosas are delicious as well. Both times I visited it was pretty busy. They provide great service though. Def recommend.

Thank Cell15
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

most wonderful afternoon spent at Sound bites.. the food was awesome... but more importantly, the service was exceptional. Felt like I was with family... Love this place... I highly recommend it.

Thank Maria M
Tokyo, Japan
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

近くに住む友人がランチに連れて行ってくれました。カジュアルなアメリカンダイナーという感じで居心地がよい。大きなオムレツはできたてでおいしかった。 Friends of mine who live in Somerville took me to this cafe for lunch. It seemed to be a popular place. It has friendly atmosphere. The omelet I had was big and delicious.

Thank misachin
Somerville, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Or rather our son's favorite! He can't get enough of the pancakes - and he (and us) are huge fans of their breakfast egg sandwich. Extremely family friendly

Thank Sidd P
Spring, Texas, United States
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Great local breakfast with reasonable prices and super-friendly staff. Stopped here with family for an early meal -- and on Thanksgiving day !

Thank FutureChef_Texas
Scarborough, Maine
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed Sound Bites Cafe for breakfast before our drive back up to Maine. It was excellent. We were nervous at first because the line was out the door. They offer you coffee while you wait. Line was much quicker that thought as we were seated in about 5 minutes. Food was amazing. One of the best breakfasts I have had... More 

1 Thank jasonshinn10
Santa Cruz, California
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141 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a great neighborhood cafe for brunch. It seems that the owners are North African—one of their signature dishes is eggs in a spicy tomato sauce (shakshuka)—and the Tunisian omelet (feta, tomatoes, olives, green onions) was delicious. Others in the group had pancakes, which were also very good. It's not the cheapest food around, but you get plenty of... More 

Thank santacruzer_95060
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible breakfast service in a busy Sunday. Excellent and friendly wait staff. Food was fast. There was plenty of food and moderately priced. Thanks Sound Bites.

Thank Chad K
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Was highly recommended to have breakfast here, the food was not bad. Had Moroccan eggs and Tomato And asparagus eggs Benedict. You can have free flow coffee at an extra $2.95. The service was not as friendly. It's probably one of the better cafe around Medford but we've tasted better breakfast in many other places. Very limited parking.

Thank derryahw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, Mediterranean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:45
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-8338

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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?