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Great selection of restaurants

We didn't know about Davis Square until we took a walk to a restaurant found on Open Table when we... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Robert H
Riverview, Florida
Fun place to stroll around and see the sights

What a great place to walk around on a clear autumn day. There are all kinds of interesting shops... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

3  Thank mikeventrice
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.

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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

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.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great place to chill out and get a delicious meal: Boston Burger Company, Flatbread Company (bowling is fun too), Posto and The Painted Burro.

Thank Danette C
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We had planned to go to a movie and we almost passed that up just to walk around, listen to music and people watch. We did go to the movie and then did the above! The main square is a bricked area with plenty of...More

1  Thank Wildflower01945
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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