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Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144-3139
+1 617-629-9500
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144-3139
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent quality food, drinks, service and atmosphere. Eggs Florentine Benny were cooked to perfection accompanied by a lightly dressed arugula and lightly seasoned potatoes. I’ll be back!

Thank Nicolina74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rosebud has a cool atmosphere, and a good drink menu- but the fun ends there. We waited for over an hour for our table, which to be fair, we were told the wait would be an hour. I eagerly ordered Eggs Benedict with Brisket....More

Thank jgiano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came on a Saturday night and the place was hopping!!! There is a very nice bar where we sat as our table was prepared. Lots of great beer options and fun cocktails. Not a huge wine by the glass list, though. The food is...More

Thank AnneAndrews
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Three of us had an early dinner on a quiet Monday night. Appetizers: the wings were wonderful, but the fried pickle not so special and served to us so scalding hot that my husband injured his lip, now blistered and sore. Entrees: the rigatoni got...More

Thank babette50
Reviewed 12 December 2017

What a great place to start your day. It looks like many others are doing the same. Great food, lots of different combos. We went with 4 people and we each had something different and there were 4 clean plates. The only thing I would...More

Thank txjmorr
Reviewed 10 December 2017

First visit to this restaurant and I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is a lot bigger than I expected, and the menu selections were quite interesting. I had the grilled pork chop, which was quite tasty. Our server, Taylor, recommended the Brussel Sprout appetizer, which...More

Thank QueenMemphis
Reviewed 19 October 2017

There are lots of choices in Davis square but the Rosebud dinner is among my favorite. First, it's much bigger in the inside! the cute silver old fashioned diner facade hides a large and comfortable space. We were fortunate enough to sit in the diner...More

Thank cbarney2003
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were here for an intimate wedding reception, about 33 people. The menu selection while limited for our event offered enough choices for every one. And a review of the full menu pointed to a place we for sure would be going back to as...More

Thank poloplayer1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

When Rosebud was transformed to its current state, we were delighted with the new menu and execution. Both dinner and brunch were reliably delicious. Tonight we went for my adult son's birthday and it was not all that great. The batter on the fish and...More

Thank Erlene
Kara P, Public Relations Manager at Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hello Erlene, I'm sorry that we are just now getting back to you. I would love to speak with you directly regarding your disappointing experience last month. It sounds like we fell short of our standards where the food is concerned and would love to...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very good comfort food served in a comfortable upscale diner in Davis Square. We enjoyed, salads, ribs and fried chicken.

Thank dangerFlorida
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Questions & Answers
Valerie M
8 October 2017|
Response from ABC153 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can do gluten free. I believe I saw egg white option on menu. ABC123
Kevin K
6 October 2017|
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Response from MarbleheadFamily | Reviewed this property |
i don't reallt think this is a restaurant kids would enjoy, but there is food they can eat. i personally would not take a 3 year old there.
Jen M
11 October 2016|
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Response from Tufty1978 | Reviewed this property |
I've not seen any there, but a call is probably best to confirm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144-3139
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-629-9500
  • E-mail
Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar is a down-to-earth restaurant serving regional comfort food from across the US. A definitive neighborhood joint in Davis Square, Rosebud offers a laid-back dining experience in a casual setting to guests from all walks of life. Honest food and honest drinks set the foundation of Rosebud’s menu. While dishes have roots from all four corners of the country, Chef/Partner John Delpha, carefully integrates a range of far-flung flavors from across the globe to keep palates guessing.
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