Ball Square Neighborhood Guide
Ball Square extends from Somerville to Medford and is experiencing a boom in popularity. It is primarily a residential area with a variety of local shops and restaurants along the main street, Broadway.
The area is a mix of students from nearby Tufts University and local residents who have lived there for decades. There is an elementary school in the neighborhood, which makes it a popular place for young families to reside. Ball Square will be serviced by the Green Line extension of the MBTA, which means that the neighborhood is likely to rise in value with the new commuting option!
Places of Interest:
Ball Square Cafe - Big portioned breakfast and lunch spot.
708 Broadway, Somerville
Ball Square Fine Wines and Liquors - Beautiful and refined liquor store also offering global wine and beer options.
716 Broadway, Somerville
Blue Cloud Gallery - A unique gift shop with local artist creations.
713 Broadway, Somerville
House of Kebab - Extremely popular bistro featuring Indian classics.
719 Broadway, Somerville
Kelly's Diner - A popular breakfast spot for the area housed inside a 1950s dining car.
674 Broadway, Somerville
Lyndell's Bakery - Longstanding bakery with Italian specialties.
720 Broadway, Somerville
Pescatore - Romantic and classy Italian restuarant with an artistic setting.
158 Boston Ave, Somerville
Sound Bites - American, Middle-Eastern fusion restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
704 Broadway, Somerville
Taco Party - Small, but popular quick-service restaurant with vegetarian Mexican food.
711 Broadway, Somerville
True Grounds - Artistic cafe that also offers a small food menu.
717 Broadway, Somerville
Victor's Deli - Family-run restaurant featuring Italian foods.
710 Broadway, Somerville