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The new Harvard Sq.

A visit to Davis Sq in Somerville will give you the experience of a traditional village with its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Hipper than Harvard Square

Unlike Harvard Square that has lots of the national chains (although it also has some hip places... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Gary S
Somerville, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Davis Sq in Somerville will give you the experience of a traditional village with its many small shops and many restaurants. You'll find funky Irish bars as well as gourmet dining. Parking may be difficult at times. Be sure to observe the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Unlike Harvard Square that has lots of the national chains (although it also has some hip places still) Davis Square is filled with one of a kind shops and restaurants. Worth a trip on the T if you are visiting the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gary S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We didn't know about Davis Square until we took a walk to a restaurant found on Open Table when we visited. We loved the vibrancy and number of eateries present. All fit the bill from self-serve to sit-down, $ to $$$$. Highly recommend Out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed October 5, 2018

What a great place to walk around on a clear autumn day. There are all kinds of interesting shops - from music to comic books to clothing, and even a Goodwill store for bargain hunters. Plenty of restaurants, too, with cuisines as varied as the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank TA_Zoe
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a great place to visit when in the Cambridge or Boston area. It is very accessible by the Red Line (Davis Square stop). There are restaurants galore. A young vibrant community. You have Irish Bar with good beer, Tibetan food that is excellent,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Not that impressive, but near Tufts so has mostly quick eats and some shops that offer low cost offerings.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I moved to the Boston region from New York for work back in 2012. I first moved to Waltham, MA, but then discovered Somerville, just 4 miles away from downtown Boston. Since becoming better acclimated to the Somerville area, Davis Square is by far one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Michael V
Reviewed August 22, 2018

A mix of everything from bars to cafes to banks, etc. Pharmacy, gym, local grocery store. Young vibe in particular. Not that you'll feel weird if you're older.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

There are some places that are full of people because there's just a lot of people around going from one place to another. There's other places that are full of people because it's a tourist attraction and it's something to see. Then there are places...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed June 23, 2018

There is a lot going on around here. Right near a T stop. Lots of restaurants, and musicians providing great entertainment. There is a movie theater and fun pubs and bars nearby.

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 16, 2018|
Response from Guest654321 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the city's website - Somerville, and find the locations of the parking lots. Keep in mind that many of the streets are one way. If you skip it, you have to circle around. It's not a long distance from lot to lot, you... More
July 10, 2017|
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Response from james h | Reviewed this property |
It depends which direction you want to go. If you are visiting Tufts, there is a hotel in Porter Square which also off of the Redline (T). If you have a rental car, I recently stayed at the AC North Boston and it is... More
June 16, 2016|
Response from rastaman0747 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of good restaurants offering every kind of food you can think of. With the weather warming up most places open up the entire front of the restaurant and expand café style onto the sidewalk. Many offer free... More