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BEST Union Square Restaurant

2013 BEST Union Square Restaurant

The Independent

Somerville

The hip harbinger of the buzzy Union Square restaurant scene, the Indo has been pouring craft beers and feeding Somervillians and their friends since 2001—talk about foresight. What to Order: The quinoa salad with shaved fennel and grapefruit; the Hanson… read more »

2012 BEST Union Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

The Independent

Somerville

In the past year, Somerville has exploded as a culinary destination. And while the Union Square food scene may change as a result, there’s one constant: our beloved Indo,with its relaxed service, bacon deviled eggs perched atop cucumber slices, and… read more »

2011 BEST Union Square Restaurant, Casual

The Independent

Somerville

This pub’s recent menu overhaul has reinvigorated locals. While they trickled in for burgers before, they now crowd the doorway for grilled pork chops with Gorgonzola polenta, handcut pappardelle served with fava beans and pancetta, and ham-and-cheese-stuffed croquettes that put… read more »

2009 BEST Union Square Restaurant, Neighborhood
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The Independent

Somerville

To those living in eternally up-and-coming Somerville: You may not have solved the public transportation quandary that is Union Square but, boy, are you lucky from a pub-hub perspective. Outfitted in the classy dark-wood stylings of a more upscale joint,… read more »

2005 BEST Union Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Neighborhood Restaurant and Bakery

Somerville

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2004 BEST Union Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

India Palace

Somerville

The staff at India Palace is so friendly the locals and the waiters are on a first-name basis. But it’s the food that keeps people coming back—delicately spiced tandooris, coriander-infused tomato soup, and the tandoor-baked naan. The ($6.95!) lunch buffet… read more »

2003 BEST Union Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

India Palace

Somerville

With its great taquerias, Irish pubs, and Korean restaurants, this thriving Somerville neighborhood offers plenty of restaurants to try. Our vote this year goes to India Palace. Sure, the friendly service and simple décor make dining here a pleasant experience,… read more »