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Dave's Fresh Pasta

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81 Holland St, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2738
+1 617-666-0656
11:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:30
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Devon, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We arrived almost on closing time so I rapidly chose some ravioli to take home to cook - I picked butternut squash, broccoli and asiago and artichoke with fortina. All absolutely excellent. I wish they had a branch in the area I live in the UK !!

1 Thank Gillia
Port Washington, New York
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

You would think that making a good sandwich is no big deal. Well it is and this place has it right! The breads were fresh, the meats were well seasoned and tasty and all the extras (vegetables, cheese, marinades) were just perfect. I highly recommend getting your sandwich pressed. The place is more of a market than a sit down... More 

Thank Aventuriste
Somerville, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This wonderful shop offers a little trip into another world, chock full of delicious foods, fresh vegetables, interesting wines, homemade pastas, and outstanding sandwiches. All staff are friendly, attentive, efficient, helpful in spite of the crowds and numerous frequenter-fans. I live two blocks away and often go to Dave's to buy supplies for lunch, dinner or later in the week... More 

Thank grace_peters
Somerville, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to get some take out food and bring it home. Stuff is so fresh and you can tell it is made with love. Unusuall types of food too!

Thank ddlily
Roscoe, Illinois
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102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a quaint place. Very unique sandwiches and FRESH PASTA!!! What a treat. We ate lunch there one afternoon and the place was packed! Be forewarned there really isn't much room to sit and eat but to grab an sandwich and go it is perfect. We had 3 different sandwiches and all 3 were fantastic I highly recommend. We also... More 

Thank gidget&rocky
Boston, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hands down the best sandy around - massive heapings of meat, cheese and fresh bread, heck yes. This place is literally the best around and even though the prices may be a tad high at $9-$11 per sandwich they're 100% worth it and if bad places are charging the same whats the issue? Other than the lunch counter their pasta's,... More 

Thank Matt C
Ames, Iowa
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Good for a quick eat. Quick service. Good food. Simple and decent. Nothing extraordinary!

Thank eliza j
Meadow Vista, CA
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is one of those places that just draws you in. You don't need to read any reviews, you just walk by, and you look in, and you just have to take a peek inside. My wife and I have traveled a lot, and have had sandwiches all over the world, and Dave's is a top 5 place on our... More 

Thank mrsleep
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Dave's fresh pasta is small but delicious, it has many foods to choose from the service is outstanding and it meets all the needs of its customers. My only concern is that there are long lines at lunch time so i recommend getting your food a bit early.

Thank Dan V
Somerville, MA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The sandwiches kick A@@. and this is the kind of place where you always walk out with a couple extra things you didn't think you needed, but you HAD to have because the looked (and ultimately wer) so delicious. Dave and crew are always hustling and for the mosst part happy. It's a fun place to go to excepy when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Holland St, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2738
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-666-0656

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?