Omakase is back!

On Sundays at 7pm you can get a taste sensation served at the counter over looking the Journeyman Restaurant kitchen. 

You’ll get 9 exquisite plates and 6 creative cocktails to pair with them. 

$160 per person, which already has gratuity included. 

Come let us cook and mix for you!

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backbar is CLOSED 12/24 + 12/25 + 12/26

Happy Holidays! We’ll be closed for a few days to relax with family and hope you do too! 

We’ll be open on Tuesday with Mel as a GUEST BARTENDER!

We’ll be of course open for New Year’s Eve (two different parties, you can buy tickets here: at ) 

We’ll also be CLOSED on 1/1  +  1/2 so the staff can properly ring in the new year themselves!

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Winter Menu is Here!

Come try out our brand new winter menu!

We’re featuring EGG NOG this week!

We will be CLOSED 12/24 – 12/27

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with us!

Once again we’ll have our annual two parties! Buy your tickets before we sell out!

Pre-Party-Punch-Party! 5:30 to 8:30! $40!

Ring in the New Year! 9 to midnight! $80!

(ticket prices goes towards tokens to use for food and drink)

you can buy tickets here

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Every day from 4pm to 6pm come in and enjoy Chef Tru’s amazing southeast asian inspired taco!

Local, organic corn tortilla topped with pulled pork braised with kaffir lime, cardamom and ginger. Then kimchi mayo, cabbage, thai basil and a little queso fresco! This is the snack before dinner that you need in your life!

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  • 7 Sanborn Court, Union Square

    Somerville, MA 02143 directions

  • 617 718 0249

  • Open 5 days
    -Closed Sundays and Mondays

  • From our Blog

    • Holiday Season Hours and New Year’s Eve!November 8, 2017

      Happy Holidays from Backbar! We will be closed the following days during the holiday season: Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November, 23rd Tuesdsay, December 26th We are also closed on Sundays and Mondays so we will not be open for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year’s Day. Interested in celebrating New Year’s Eve at Backbar? […]


    • That’s no moon…September 5, 2017

      It’s our new menu!  Coming soon!


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