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Joshua Tree Bar & Grill

256 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
+1 617-623-9910
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good36%
  • Average32%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
££ - £££
256 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

This place has excellent waffle and sweet potato fries. I like this place for food - I have never had a meal here I didn't like. Try to get one of the tables in the front, the ones at the back are quite dark. Later...More

Thank cecody
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Was back here like every Thursday after dodgeball matches with the team. Ordered food because we were starving -- tried out the burger, it was great! Cooked perfectly, large portion, good brioche-like bun. Topped with gruyere and mushrooms. Wasn't in love with the cheese, would...More

Thank parker617
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Good range of beers. Sam Adams Summer Ale at $3 during June was a great reason to come here! Food was standard pub grub but plenty of it. Good atmosphere and lots of screens showing all the sports but not just a ball game crowd...More

Thank Malsh
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Our dodgeball league comes here every week after we finish up playing. Good selections of beers on tap. Have only tried the nachos and the wings -- they're good enough to satisfy hunger, but probably wouldn't come for them on a regular night. Lots of...More

Thank parker617
Reviewed 3 May 2012

It's pub food. I don't go there for anything beyond that, some drinks, and the ability to hang out with friends. Not one of those pubs where you feel out of place if you've left your thirties behind, even in this very youthful (ie, college...More

Thank Blu777
Reviewed 13 March 2012

I have only been once and probably won't be back. Everything was just too much. Too much cheese and grease and not enough taste. There are many other tasty places in Davis square skip this one.

Thank jannaweber
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Say what you will about JTree...it's not the most exciting place, nor dose it have the best food. But it's a great go-to place for a casual hangout with friends. It's consistent and the bartenders are always friendly. We are usually there during the week,...More

Thank sara730
Reviewed 29 August 2009

Who designed this crappy place?? There's a huge square in the middle of the room, impossible to move around when it's crowded. It took me 20 minutes to get a bottled beer at which point I didn't even feel like leaving a tip. I'm a...More

Thank boukman03
Reviewed 15 May 2009

Joshua Tree has a relatively good atmosphere if you enjoy sports bars. However, our waitress completely messed up our bill. I had circled the food I wanted to pay with and written my card number near it. My friend gave a 20 dollar bill for...More

Thank thewaythingsare
Reviewed 19 March 2009

there was hair in my date's burger!! worst whiskey sour we've ever tasted!! it was absolutely disgusting. also, the waitress was very cold and inattentive. she probably knew the food sucked.

Thank Aaron K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
American, Bar, Mexican, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-9910
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