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Davis Square
Honest Food. Honest Drink.
Somerville, MA



Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar is a down-to-earth restaurant serving regional comfort food from across the US. A definitive neighborhood joint in Davis Square, Rosebud offers a laid-back dining experience in a casual setting to guests from all walks of life. Honest food and honest drinks set the foundation of Rosebud’s menu. While dishes have roots from all four corners of the country, Chef/Partner John Delpha, carefully integrates a range of far-flung flavors from across the globe to keep palates guessing.

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Joe Cassinelli

Raised by a food-loving Italian family in Milford, Massachusetts, Joe Cassinelli has early memories of his Nonna’s handmade pastas drying in the kitchen and preparing meals at home for his encouraging parents. He sought to carry that heartfelt approach to food and hospitality over to Boston, which he accomplished by founding Alpine Restaurant Group in 2009 — bringing Posto, Painted Burro, and Rosebud to the Davis Square neighborhood.

John Delpha
Chef / Partner

Growing up in one of Providence, Rhode Island’s heavily Italian neighborhoods, John Delpha was no stranger to weekends spent around the table with friends, family and the home-cooked food that followed. While living in Georgia and Alabama through his early 20s, John found a fondness for barbecue and grilled oysters that cemented his interest in the culinary world. John’s next culinary pursuit brings him to Rosebud, where he lends his deep and diverse kitchen experience to the down-to-earth neighborhood restaurant and its impressive smoke program.

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Flavors of the Month

  • Banana Cream
  • Dutch Apple
  • Blueberry Crumble
  • Cherry Berry
  • Peanut Butter Fudge
  • S’Mores

Pies so good — you’d think Grandma was in the kitchen! Check out our daily pie availability on the dessert menu!  Our dessert case is stocked with homemade goodies featuring a wide array of delicious pies. Settle down with a bottomless cup of coffee and one of our freshly-baked seasonal pies.  Try it à la mode or grab a slice or a whole pie to go!

Davis Square


  • Bar Open ’til 1am
  • Mon-Thurs: Open at 5pm
  • Fri-Sat: Bar Menu until Midnight!
  • Dinner: Daily from 5pm – 11pm
  • Lunch: Every Fri 11:30am – 5pm
  • Brunch: Sat & Sun 10am – 3pm


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