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Sound Bites Cafe

704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2239
+1 617-623-8338
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“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 1 week ago via mobile

This is hands down one of my favorite places for brunch. I tend to go solo or with 1 other person because then you can sit at the bar & not wait in line for a table. You get your own drinks in here &...More

Thank M.j. J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this area as we were heading out of Boston, on our way to New London ferry. Great breakfast find... many options. Greek omelette was excellent.. fresh- generous portion- great home fries!!!! Self serve coffee was nice too... Tufts U. Was just around...More

Thank travellingIDOC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, welcoming, excellent service. Great choice of breakfast items available all day. Portions really big. If you like eggs benny, especially with smoked salmon, this is the place.

Thank Mike P
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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