East Somerville Neighborhood Guide
East Somerville is one of the oldest and most densely populated areas of Somerville. It's soaring in buyer desirability and features a booming bar and restaurant scene, diverse culture, and gorgeous architecture.
This Is East, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, celebrates East Somerville’s diversity and is working to protect its identity through the rapidly changing landscape. One of their projects features a collection of murals around the neighborhood, beautifying blank walls and telling stories about the area. They also host events and workshops for the community. Green living is a big part of the neighborhood, with an ongoing program to increase solar access. If you aren't already in love with East Somerville you will be when you get a taste of the food. Their restaurant corridor features a wide array of food options that will take you from the sights and smells of Ethiopia to the tastes of El Salvador and Haiti. Once a year there's the East Somerville Foodie Crawl where you can eat your way through the neighborhood. As for transportation, there's Sullivan Square Station which is a major stop for several bus routes as well the Orange Line.
Fasika - Authentic Ethiopian food and drink.
145 Broadway, Somerville
Fat Hen - Trendy yet humble Italian restaurant with a great wine selection.
126 Broadway, Somerville
La Brasa - Cozy and chic restaurant featuring a wood fire stove, in which most of the food is cooked.
124 Broadway, Somerville
Mudflat - A clay pottery studio which features classes, workshops, and studio rental for all individuals.
81 Broadway, Somerville
Rincon Mexicano - Authentic Mexican cuisine with delivery option.
99 Broadway, Somerville