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118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-4304
+1 617-576-7700
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Andover, Massachusetts
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

We had the 3 course prix fixe, which was a good value and just the right amount of food. Everything was most creative and delicious. We are still raving still raving about the dinner several days after. Service was friendly and prompt by a team of waitstaff. They do the small things well - asking to replenish your (excellent rustic)... More 

Thank AndoverDan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

My husband and I purchased a 7 course chef's tasting dinner from Groupon, and it was delicious. The portions are very small, and at first I was a little put off by it, but as the dinner went on I realized that they were perfectly sized. By the end we were completely full. Service was excellent, and so were the... More 

Thank loveslilacs
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Really great atmosphere, good food with a wide selection, excellent fixed price three course meals. Attentive service, good wine list.

Thank andrewjameswarren
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

The atmosphere in this restaurant was cozy despite being one open room.Lighting was perfect and intimate, we loved this! The waitstaff timed our meal well and were extremely attentive, especially the friendly, prompt busboy.Highlights of the meal were the phenomenal Italian potato bread with garlic butter and our ham torchon appetizer-spectacular.We did not get the Prix fixe menu but enjoyed... More 

Thank MCK44
Somerville, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Bergamot is a top notch restaurant. First off the atmosphere was very nice and our waitress was very friendly and down to earth. We had a three course meal, oysters to start (local & fresh), main course & desert. Everything my wife and I had was excellent. Here was the best part. We had a true fine dining experience without... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Excellent inventive menu - consistently delicious - with wonderful "amuse bouches" to tickle your palate. Friendly, knowledgeable staff and an extensive wine list and super bar tenders. If you want a "lighter" menu, get there early for a seat at the bar - yummy grilled cheese and lobster sandwich my favorite. Our favorite "neighborhood" eatery always requested by our out... More 

Thank fredlee1
Cambridge, MA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Bergamot is one of the gems in the local restaurant scene. You enter to a warm welcome and a dining room set with lovely tablecloths, sparkling glassware, and staffed by professionals who either remember you or are savvy enough to check the computer for your preferences before they greet you. The food is consistently excellent. I particularly like the tasting... More 

Thank Travelinggrandma2
MetroWest Boston
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184 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

My husband and I enjoyed the 7 course tasting menu at the Bergamot this fall. For me, a tasting menu is heaven. I prefer a taste of many items, over one large plate. In addition, I prefer quality and presentation over quantity. So, if you are the type that would prefer some of the more ridiculously oversized portions of so-so... More 

Thank Buttercup92
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We are always delighted every time we revisit Bergamot. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable, with a slight hipster vibe that never approaches snarky. Wonderful wine list and inventive cocktails that deliver - never novelty just for its own sake. One nice option is the 3 course prix fixe. Portions are just right, and each course holds its own, including dessert,... More 

Thank Jeffrey R
Minneapolis, MN
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Very fine quality, inventive cuisine. And I don't need a heaping plate of food, but the soup was a smear on the bowl so small I could no even scoop up one full spoon. The entrées were all the same in our group. Three scallops and perhaps three halves of brussel sprouts. Dessert was the same. There was so little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-4304
  • Public Transportation: Harvard (Red Line) #86 Bus (Cleveland Circle, Sullivan Sq via Harvard Sq) #83 Bus (Rindge Avenue, Central Sq via Porter Sq)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-576-7700
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?