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True Bistro

1153 Broadway, Teele Square, Somerville, MA 02144-1742
+1 617-627-9000
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1153 Broadway, Teele Square, Somerville, MA 02144-1742
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've been here three times and have enjoyed every single meal I've had! It's tough being vegan and dining out, but at True Bistro I am overwhelmed with choices and love that I can bring non-vegans here and they enjoy it, and I can be...More

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Six of us shared a variety of starters and main dishes. The Iggy's rolls were way too salty and processed white flour only. The food portions were a bit small, but size and array of complex flavor combinations forced me to eat more mindfully. The...More

Thank Sirporkpie
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Friendly and inviting staff and atmosphere. The mushroom appetizer was fabulous. Our meal presentations were excellent and flavorful. We had and shared sweet potato ravioli, red red black eyed peas and phylo triangles. I am not vegan, and this by far is blessing for the...More

Thank rlgeiser
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Serves vegan food, not very expensive, little bit conjusted, on the main road, friendly staff get cofused at times, probably due to increased work load, as the number of guests swells up.

Thank _roydd56
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating and personal. The good is excellent and worth the effort. The mushroom appetizer was particularly great and definitely worth getting, very flavorful sauces. Pecan dessert was freshly baked and delicious! Great atmosphere!

Thank GI_JoeOrlando
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It's hard to make vegan food this delicious, like makes you forget it's vegan, but True Bistro is nailing it. The salad, the small plates, the large plate, dessert, even the wine were all perfect and everything is reasonably priced. Really nice server too. Well...More

Thank SitiDenda
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is the kind of place even meat lovers would enjoy. Carefully crafted cocktails and mind blowing food. Most vegan places offer salads and raw food, which feels too healthy for my taste, though am a vegan. At True Bistro you get meals like vegan...More

Thank Laavanya S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I am not vegan but I prefer to eat vegetarian when possible and enjoy different ways of preparing vegetables. I have been here twice and had enjoyable experiences both times. It's good but not mind-blowing, if that's what you are hoping for. They have a...More

Thank PRDB
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We have been devoted diners at this elegant vegan eatery since its opening six years ago. Portions are just right for us. We have dined about 40 times here, traveling from Brookline expressly to do so, and have never been disappointed. It is our quiet...More

Thank rrd_and_md
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We've been here a few times. The food is so flavorful and unique. We made a reservation each time because we heard this place can get very busy.

Thank amyzuks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1153 Broadway, Teele Square, Somerville, MA 02144-1742
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-627-9000
  • E-mail
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