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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 4 weeks ago
Robert H
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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 6 October 2018
TA_Zoe
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Reviewed 27 August 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
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

We were recently staying in nearby Medford but had to travel to the Davis Square subway station frequently in order to get Red Line subway trains into Boston. The trains always seemed to run frequently but the Service 96 bus that we had to take...More

1  Thank Brucestewart
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Reviewed 4 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

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 6 October 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

Thank TA_Zoe
Reviewed 25 September 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 16 September 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 27 August 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 22 August 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 5 August 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 24 June 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.

Thank jajtrip
Reviewed 19 June 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 4 June 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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Mommasue29
17 June 2018|
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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
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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
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LGJ2015
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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
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