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Foundry on Elm

Not Rated.
Foundry on ElmFoundry on Elm
BA SCORE
89
very good

12 Ratings
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.34%
Taps: 32
Bottles: 20
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

255 Elm St
Somerville, Massachusetts, 02144-2956
United States
phone: (617) 628-9999

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @foundryonelm

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(Place added by: a74gent on 10-11-2010)
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4.08/5  rDev +5.4%

The Foundry is in a good location in Somerville and has a lively atmosphere.
It's a good place to drink.

However, the service is just ok. It took a while for the drinks to be served, and I was served a beer other than the one I ordered- I figured this out later.

The appetizers are smaller. Not filling.

Despite the food and service, it's a good place to drink because of the craft beer selection and the atmosphere is fun.

brureview, May 20, 2013
Photo of TWStandley
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Went here for dinner the other night, not expecting to drink any beer. Immediately noticed that they had Founder's Breakfast Stout on tap, relatively rare for the area, so I had a few glasses. Other offerings were fairly good as well - with some rarer beers and your typical staples.

Beer was served in a snifter which was great, though the amount they charged for it was ridiculous. Really, a snifter of FBS for $8.50? Nonetheless I ordered a few simply because I hadn't had it on draft before.

Ambiance is cool in there, somewhat classy - food is delicious though a bit pricy for the portions.

TWStandley, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of ridedammit
2.95/5  rDev -23.8%

A and I went in for dinner one night to try out this new pub in Davis Sq. I think it is owned by the same people that own the Independent in Union Sq, but I could be mistaken. Atmosphere is a bit sterile, the lighting was all wrong and made it feel washed out..

Beer selection is normal for this area, nothing really stood out, then again I was designated driving later that evening so could not partake of more than one. Food was average, again nothing spectacular or noteworthy.

Staff was Ok, not overly friendly but we did not feel ignored either. All in all a very average experience. Will have to go back again to see if a second visit and new perspective change my opinion. I have friends that I trust that like this place, so its worth another try or 2.

ridedammit, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of VCgabi
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%

I love Davis Square. It's a fun, young place full of fun, young people. I've been coming to the square for a long time and was pleasantly surprised when the Foundry opened up. I first stopped by on the second night they were open and it was a little slow, but I immediately loved the vibe.

There is a long marble bar running down the middle of the place a few yards away from the actual bar. It's great! You still get that cozy feel, sitting next to your friends, having your friends nearby 2 feet across from you, but not sitting at the bar with a line of taps in your face.

This is a great place to come for dinner (food is awesome, albeit pricey. small quantities) or for drinks. I usually stop by around 10 or 11 and the place is full, but not overwhelming. There's always a place to sit and service is pretty decent. The bartenders know their stuff.

Even better, great beer selection! I have been consistently impressed with their beer selection and the bar tenders' interest in beer. They are keen to answer any questions and will let you try a few if you're terribly indecisive.

Great place for a date or a night out with friends.

VCgabi, Jun 02, 2011
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Foundry on Elm in Somerville, MA
89 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.