Reservation Policy

PLEASE NOTE: BACKBAR OFFERS RESERVATIONS FOR PARTIES OF SIX OR MORE ONLY, Sundays, and Tuesday through Thursday, between the hours of 4:00pm – 10:30pm. All other guests will be seated on a first come, first serve basis.

Reservations can be made by e-mailing info@backbarunion.comNo reservations of six or less will be honored under any circumstances. In your e-mail, please include your name, the desired date, time, and the number of guests in your party. You will receive an e-mail to confirm a reservation has been made. Parties of twenty or more guests are welcome to rent the bar for the evening. More information on buy-outs can be obtained via e-mail.

Regretfully, we cannot accept same day reservations, nor can reservations be modified the day of. Due to a high volume of business, we may be unable to honor reservations for parties that arrive twenty or more minutes late.

Please note that we do not accept reservations for Friday and Saturday. We typically experience our highest volume of business between 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm.



  • 7 Sanborn Court, Union Square

    Somerville, MA 02143 directions SHOP BACKBAR MERCH

  • 617 718 0249

  • Open 6 days
    Closed Mondays

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