Somerville, Massachusetts is known for its incredible restaurants and beautiful scenery, but what many people may not know is that this city is also quite famous for its booming bar scene. Whether you’re looking for a chic lounge or a cozy pub, you can find it all and more when you visit Somerville. After careful consideration, we’ve come up with our top picks for the five best bars in the neighborhood. Read on to learn more!
Brass Union – Located in what was once police headquarters, Brass Union is an upscale cocktail bar that blends high-end drinks with lawn games, Pac-Man, Jenga, and excellent food. Whether you’re coming for a delicious drink and meal, or you just want some fun ambiance, you can find it all here. Highlights include their beef brisket sandwich, spicy bay scallops, and smoked lime and rum drinks. The Burren is located at 247 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144.
Rosebud Bar and Grill – What was once an iconic diner is now an American restaurant and bar serving creative and delicious food along with craft cocktails. On Rosebud Bar and Grill’s menu, you’ll find everything from sangrias, highballs, bourbon iced teas, Thai lemonades, and so much more. The drinks are infused with grapefruit, peach nectar, lavender syrup and other fragrant and delicious ingredients that make the cocktails truly memorable. Earls Kitchen and Bar is located at 698 Assembly Row #102, Somerville, MA 02145.
Orleans Restaurant – For a casual and spacious environment where you can try a variety of delicious craft beers along with a New American menu, Orleans Restaurant really delivers. If you prefer liquor, you can choose from scotch, whiskey, bourbon, rye, cognac, and even pick from a long list of creative and tasty cocktails as well. Make sure to try the Orleans Martini and the Deep Eddy while you’re there!