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Tu Y Yo

858 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-1905
+1 617-623-5411
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (13 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“sopes” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
858 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-1905
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2018

This place is a gem. Quiet, excellent food, perfect service, close to Davis Square but not too close. A great selection of beers. The Camarones Macaria were great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marteaudor
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I've been wanting to try Tu Y Yo for years and finally got there today. I arrived between the lunch and dinner service and I was graciously offered the option of ordering from either menu. I opted for lunch and wasn't disappointed -- my meal...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MaryF70707
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We found Tu Y Yo after dinner plans in Davis fell through. This was a very good thing. We've been coming to Tu Y Yo for ~4 years or so and it's addictive. The mole is outstanding, the beans are delicious, and the crepa de...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gorgbot
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I wish we had more mexican restaurants like this around. The mole and poblano dishes were delicious. Next time we'll be staying for dessert to try the avocado cheese cake. I'm still thinking about the food the next day.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank andyg361
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A cozy, intimate place that felt like you stepped back in time. The counter flanked by old black & white photos reminiscent of Old Mexico. This isn't where you'll find combination plates or the more commonplace Mexican fare. It's far more interesting than that. Think...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Vivi3399
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I haven't had dinner at Tu y Yo for a few years, but it was the perfect place for the four of us to enjoy an evening together. I like their menu because it's beyond the run of the mill Mexican. All four of us...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank windtraveler_7
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I don’t usually go out for Mexican food but if I had a place like this where I live, I’d go a lot. Most Mexican food in the US is mostly Tex Mex. Not this. This is nopals, moles, slow-simmered meats, delicious beans, rice done...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sherryr631
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Add 'Mexican' coffee seasoned with cinnamon and a touch of cocoa and fried plantains. One of the best 'authntic' Mexican vs American Mexican food restaurants around in my opinion. I have never been disappointed here. Great for lunch and dinner too. My daughter loved the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We recently ate here coming from California where Mexican food is a staple. The pricing was quite high and the restaurant older. We had little kids with us (12, 8 and 4). Soft drinks were ridiculously priced-- 3.50 for a lemonade in a child's cup...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gsmyles
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

12 of us went here for lunch for a special occasion. It was fantastic. We each had a different brunch entree and it was wonderful.The flavors were superlative and very unique, unlike some other Mexican American fusion that I have eaten. The wait staff was...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Julie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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