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Walking around Davis square

Davis square is quaint. There are a few sitting places and a nice long street, Elm Street, full of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Subra A
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Pune, India
Best Part of Somerville

For anyone visiting Somerville for the first time, DEFINITELY check out Davis Square. It's kind of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julia A
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at an AirBnB location a block from Davis Square. Subway ride to/from Davis Sq was convenient. Plenty of shops in the Square area to serve most any need.

Thank BiggieSauls
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome neighborhood, very eclectic. Restaurant choices are incredible and cover so many ethnicities and price ranges. Great music. Just fun!

Thank Muti
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in Boston and want to go walk around a cool area , take the subway to Davis square . It has a multitude of restaurants and bars. Trendy without the chic aspect , you'll find yourself surrounded by boston urbanites ....More

Thank RTrivia
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It's worthwhile heading to Davis Square for a variety of reasons, whether that's for food and drink, breakfast, dinner, groceries... the place has the lot. Albeit it's not a massive place, it's well worth a visit to hang out in.

Thank mydiratb
Reviewed 11 March 2017

When I first moved to Boston 18 years ago, this was a working class area with not much to say for it. Today, it has evolved into one of my favorite locales for dining and drinking at great restaurants and bars. Lots of students from...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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

Thank glenville255
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LGJ2015
Are there restaurants with live music and good food in Davis Square? We like all types of music.
16 June 2016|
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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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Christina626
Looking for hotel in Davis Square
24 May 2015|
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Where can I stay overnight in Davis Square?
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