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Fun Square. Lots of food choices. Sit down to fast food to local bars.

A great place to shop or grab a bite to eat/ Also a movie theater. Right on the red line and many... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
LensReview
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The Villages, Florida
Great neighborhood

Great neighborhood, lots to do. No shortage of places to eat. I've got friends in the area and we... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
hennaeel
,
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

A great place to shop or grab a bite to eat/ Also a movie theater. Right on the red line and many buses at the bus terminal also here in Davis Square.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great neighborhood, lots to do. No shortage of places to eat. I've got friends in the area and we have our hangouts, but sometimes we try new things and I'm yet to be dissappointed. Lots of hipsters. Parking can be tough.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Restaurants, bars, shops and atmosphere are what Davis Square is all about. An eclectic mix of young professionals, college students and others make this area a very interesting one!

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Boston burger company....delicious and worth the wait. Must try the sampler appetizer. If you do not have time to wait, you can call in for a pick up order

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Davis Square was always a go-to for my husband and I when we were first dating in our 20's. We've recently just started bringing our children into the area and have been surprised that it's not just for single people to enjoy! With the great...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great bars, restaurants and shops... the Somerville theatre, public events ... live music, public transportation... Davis Square has it all.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 6 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!

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Reviewed 26 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

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Reviewed 8 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
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TimCribb
11 July 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
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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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