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Sabur Restaurant

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212 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2432
+1 617-776-7890
17:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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166 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

While billed as "an exotic Mediterranean restaurant", it is really more Balkan with a menu that features dishes such as cevapcici, burek, and Croatian seafood stew. We tried all of these and found them very good. Good service was provided by our waiter who was born in Belgrade. While we came here because we had a Groupon, we would certainly... More 

Thank Michael M
Winchester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I took my family to Sabur because my younger son is spending a year in Bosnia and I wanted an authentic regional meal in his honor. Our experience was fabulous. My daughter and son had Lamb Bolognese and three of us had the Open Health Roasted Lamb. All were fabulous but the Bolognese was particularly good. The appetizers were really... More 

Thank Namepicker
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Where to start with Sabur... The Mediterranean/Balkan food is beautifully done and quite authentic too. The service is warm and attentive, making you feel like you are eating in someone's home. The small room in the back near the bar is incredibly cosy, especially in the winter. The terrace next to the herb garden and plants is an absolute summer... More 

Thank wanderful2016
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

This neighborhood restaurant just blocks from the lines and din of Davis Square is a cozy, friendly spot that is great for their wonderful appetizers with a drink or a full meal. We love to sit in the lounge for a laid back experience and watch soccer on a Sunday afternoon. It is easy to find a meal to suit... More 

Thank Judy R
Dallas, Texas
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1,790 reviews
1,076 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 503 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Service was rather absent, food itself was good. Goat cheese dish was excellent. Main course we had the lamb which had nice flavor but was on the Luke warm side. Overall it was a nice change of pace for dinner.

Thank wick1979
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The lounge is an excellent place to meet a group of friends, order up a large mezze (hummus, grape leaves, pita, etc.) plate and sit back and chat. The cocktails are fun as well!

Thank klorigan
Arlington, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

After years of passing by this place, we decided to check it out. Great choice! We enjoyed our meal in the comfy boho chic of the room where the bar is. With one minor exception, everything was fantastic, from cocktails to appetizers to entrees and desserts. The smoked mozzarella/duck ravioli and the fig baklava were particular standouts. (The hummus in... More 

Thank Earp-McMullen
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190 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Sabur claims to be a Croatian restaurant, but it also has many middle east items on the menu. We enjoyed a Croat seafood medley that resembled choppino or a bouillabaisse, but with a wider variety of vegetables in the stew. Also a bit spicier. The other dish we ordered was a shrimp dish a medley of vegetables, most onions, peppers,... More 

Thank 3142013
New England
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

The owner is from Bosnia and the cuisine represents the unique location Bosnia occupies. Its near Italy, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, etc. There are dishes at Sabur that fans of Italian or Greek food would recognize but there are also Balkan dishes that are not very common in this area. And all of them are excellent and the portions are solid.... More 

Thank Brendan N
Brookline, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

On an empty Wednesday evening, we had an excellent dinner in the lounge. Our waiter was perfectly attentive, helpful, and entertaining. All our dishes, from the appetizers to desert, were delectable. The standout was their pasta, with perfectly al dente bolognese pasta and the lovely soft, sticky, gnocchi. What's most impressive is you get all this delicious food for an... 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$21 - US$30
Mediterranean, International, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2432
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-776-7890

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?