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Hippest square in Somerville!

There are often interesting things going on right in the heart of Davis Square, whether street... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great spot for restaurants and local shops

Great area to stay in if visiting Boston - safe, easy access to transportation, 20 min subway ride... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Aubrae W
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are often interesting things going on right in the heart of Davis Square, whether street musicians or festivals (like Honkfest, in October, the best of them all!) or protests. And even if there isn't anything in the square itself, there are great shops and...More

Thank dome-7
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great area to stay in if visiting Boston - safe, easy access to transportation, 20 min subway ride into the city, approx 10 min drive to Harvard, lots of restaurants, coffee shops and local retail. Try the Painted Burro for awesome margaritas!

Thank Aubrae W
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nice spot in Somerville, but beware of the crowd. Being so close to Tufts University, it gets impossible to dine in the area restaurants if you do not have a reservation (some do not accept reservation), especially on week ends. Convenient Subway to Cambridge &...More

Thank CTTraveler56
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Amazing place to visit or live! Lots of restaurants, a theatre, a bike/walking trail, etc. There are always street performers playing which gives it a nice ambience too.

Thank Ann Marie S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Davis square offers many gteat restaurants Including open air and ice cream shops . Very walkable. Many bus and train station to work you anywhere you want. Great public trail for family biking/walking with tons of history along the way.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Compared to the admittedly magnificent Kendall Square and Harvard Square, Davis does not get the same profile. But it is a great place with a lot of excellent bars and restaurants. In university terms Kendall is MIT, Harvard Sq is Harvard, Davis is Tufts. For...More

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Davis square is quaint. There are a few sitting places and a nice long street, Elm Street, full of shops and well connected to the Cambridge city by T and buses. It is also easy walking distance to Porter square and a little beyond to...More

Thank Subra A
Reviewed 19 June 2017

For anyone visiting Somerville for the first time, DEFINITELY check out Davis Square. It's kind of the hub of restaurants and stores in the area, and right on the red line. Tons of great food spots here, and a very friendly, community vibe.

Thank Julia A
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Another Somerville institution. Competes with Union for festivals. Tons of great food, beer, bowling, movies, theater, and drama! Rarely disappoints. Track down the Museum of Bad Art if it is still there.

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 24 May 2017

So much has changed! Plenty of great gastro-pubs and restaurants. A lot going on down in the square . The T comes right in to heart of square. Easy access. Good to know Rosebuds is still around

Thank james h
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10 July 2017|
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Response from jmoeling | Reviewed this property |
Porter Square Hotel or the Holiday Inn Boston - Bunker Hill.
16 June 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