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Address: Somerville, MA
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Snowy Saturday

Davis Sq is a great place to see the cool side of "Boston". Lots of pubs, restaurants, shops, people watching.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
glenville255
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Davis Sq is a great place to see the cool side of "Boston". Lots of pubs, restaurants, shops, people watching.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty and centric is withing walking distance of just about anything, shops, food, transportation, you name it. There are free open air cultural events at some point every season and all businesses have WiFi. 😅

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I like Davis Square. Good food & bar options if you are looking to hangout with your friends. The theater in Somerville/Davis Square is cool too.

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Thank Jana B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible. In the 60's 70's it was a ghost town. Mayor Gene Brune brought the redline to Davis and the rest is history. It is truly a place for everyone. A true dining mecca where all taste buds will rejoice. Just try it. You will not be disappointed!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

In a concentrated area there are restaurants, cafes, shops, movies, etc. Something is always happening- music from street vendors or people watching.Great for locals, Tufts students and visitors alike

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Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was disappointed with Davis Square. It was a bit untidy but since it is in a student area, what can I say?

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Thank Gina A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed in the Davis Square area for a week, visiting family. Davis Square is on the Red Line T, making it very accessible to all areas of Boston. It has multiple great restaurants, bars, & live music. There is also a small movie theatre there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Honkfest was Rocking! Davis Square was pretty much totally saturated with the music and art of Honkfest. Some streets were closed, making a safe zone and good listening. All hats off to the organizers of HONKFEST!

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west Hartford, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great lively area with a variety of choices for meals and shopping. Character and charm. Live music in the center. Plenty of parking too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

While visiting my daugther, we passed through Davis square multiple times. We ate at a couple different places. There was some music on the corner. Very active square. If you are looking to eat, you should be able to find what you want.

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