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Sound Bites Cafe

704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
+1 617-623-8338
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
“french toast” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

If you are looking to strap on the feed bag for Sunday brunch, this is your spot. The food is good and portions are large. The place is crowded (always the sign of a good place) but the service is polite and efficient. It probably...More

Thank davidloew
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Excellent food with a bit of latino flair, which is sorely missing in Mass. This is a great place to go for breakfast. Order any of the egg dishes and make sure to order a grilled muffin. There's almost always a line but it moves...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We have been to Sound Bites 3 Sunday's in a row for breakfast and probably 5 of the last 8 or 9. Absolutely love this place. We've tried pancakes, waffles, french toast, home fries and the breakfast sandwich. Haven't had a bad one yet. It's...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

The food is good, no question. But no better than Kelly's or Victor's. Why wait 45 minutes in line for brunch when there is little in the way of waiting at Kelly's Diner or Supreme Kitchen on Highland Ave? Go once, get a grilled muffin...More

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Good food that won’t hurt your wallet. It’ll make your tummy happy. A little crowded, but the wait wasn’t long. It was worth it.

Thank 2015monique
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Food tasted old, frozen & re-cooked. Nothing tasted fresh or enjoyable Service was poor, & everything is over-proved for small portions. Overall it was a bad experience was a total -5 out of a 1-10 scale. Went here 6 years ago & everything was much...More

Thank stella09095
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went here for brunch during a busy Parents Weekend at Tufts. No reservations and huge line out front but our party of seven were seated within 10 minutes. Loved the menu....lots of different choices and huge portions. Iced tea was perfect as was coffee. We...More

Thank lovestotravelmom
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Good local college spot. Very large portions and good variety. Egg bowl with hash browns and avocado was very good. Burger was large and tasty. Service was quick and efficient. A bit expensive but you got what you paid for.

Thank davidloew
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Good food. A bit expensive. $12 for felafel, baba ghanoush, hummus and some salad. $9 Greek salad did not have olives on it - just leaves, cucumber with feta cheese. The drinks are unlimited but self-serve. People walk to get water and coffee and then...More

Thank LovePlanAndTravel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This locale is really popular with the local university crowd. So, we dined there for breakfast this past weekend. The service is very efficient. The menu is ample. The coffee is good. Here's what you need to know. French toast is just that. Omelets are...More

Thank Miley2007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:45 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-8338
  • E-mail
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