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Everything you need on a small scale

It's worthwhile heading to Davis Square for a variety of reasons, whether that's for food and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Once a dump; now a prime eating and drinking destination in Boston

When I first moved to Boston 18 years ago, this was a working class area with not much to say for... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Steve C
Weston, Massachusetts
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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 12 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
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty and centric is withing walking distance of just about anything, shops, food, transportation, you name it. There are free open air cultural events at some point every season and all businesses have WiFi. 😅

Thank Najarit F
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I like Davis Square. Good food & bar options if you are looking to hangout with your friends. The theater in Somerville/Davis Square is cool too.

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible. In the 60's 70's it was a ghost town. Mayor Gene Brune brought the redline to Davis and the rest is history. It is truly a place for everyone. A true dining mecca where all taste buds will rejoice. Just try...More

Thank MrJFly
Reviewed 29 October 2016

In a concentrated area there are restaurants, cafes, shops, movies, etc. Something is always happening- music from street vendors or people watching.Great for locals, Tufts students and visitors alike

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was disappointed with Davis Square. It was a bit untidy but since it is in a student area, what can I say?

Thank Gina A
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed in the Davis Square area for a week, visiting family. Davis Square is on the Red Line T, making it very accessible to all areas of Boston. It has multiple great restaurants, bars, & live music. There is also a...More

1  Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Honkfest was Rocking! Davis Square was pretty much totally saturated with the music and art of Honkfest. Some streets were closed, making a safe zone and good listening. All hats off to the organizers of HONKFEST!

Thank Rusty P
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11 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