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Rudy's Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, , American
248 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2448
+1 617-623-9201
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“combo plate” (2 reviews)
“chimichanga” (2 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
248 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2448
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here and we really liked the food, the cocktails were awesome as well. Great service, we'll be back for sure.

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We went, today, with my daughter who lives nearby. I would go back, very soon if I lived closer. The guacamole and chips were delish!!!! My spinach quesadilla was fresh and tasty. And finally, the margarita--- to die for!!

Thank steph8564
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a late night dinner here with a combo platter, chicken taco dinner and chicken skewer on the menu. The service was great and the chips and salsa made the margaritas all that much better. Big portions and reasonable prices for the area.Several blocks...More

Thank Lvttx
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Had a couple of beers and food. It's what you would expect from a Tex mex restaurant in that location: not fantastic but reasonably priced and good food. Would go back there

Thank KristoferER
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We've been going to Rudy's for about 30 years, and it has stayed in business for that long because it is uniformly reliable for good Mexican food, margaritas, decent service and a pleasant atmosphere. Not life-changing, but a good choice for lunch or informal dinner.

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I first discovered Rudy's as a Tufts student more than 20 years ago. It is every bit as excellent today as it was then. Reasonably priced with a diverse menu, everyone can find something at Rudy's. Our favorites are the Enchiladas Verde (which are vegetarian)...More

Thank mrosen24
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Last night my friend and I were hungry, hot and tired, so cooking was the last thing that appealed. Luckily, she knew this great spot in Teele Square, and asked if I wanted to try someplace new. Walking in, Cheyenne immediately greeted us with a...More

Thank cassiegt
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We visited this place twice and both times food was not better than just OK, just lacking taste; just bland food. Variety of margaritas were impressive but one was not different than the other in terms of flavor. Our waitress was very uninterested in our...More

Thank Metropolis2000
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Let's start with the frozen Raspberry Margarita. Delicious! The chips and salsa were fresh and the quesadilla was fabulous. My friend had a chicken skewer with rice that was juicy and flavorful. Prices here are good. Our server was attentive and very sweet. The big...More

1  Thank sue5290
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I absolutely love the food here. My favorite is the pollo verde burrito. You won't leave feeling hungry. The service is friendly and casual and their margaritas are delicious.

1  Thank chp37
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2448
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-9201
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