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Address: Somerville, MA

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Cool area near Tufts

Great atmosphere with a wide variety of restaurants, bars and other businesses. Right on the Red Line. 10 to 15 minute walk from Tufts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere with a wide variety of restaurants, bars and other businesses. Right on the Red Line. 10 to 15 minute walk from Tufts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Davis Square is everything an approachable, livable square should be. --The arts are well represented (Somerville Theatre, tons of music venues). --Good restaurants that represent a lot of ethic diversity (ramen, sushi, Koren barbecue, crepes, Italian, middle Eastern, Indian, Pakistani, American, I am sure I am leaving out a lot of cultures). --Fun places to gather. --Good transportation. --Locally owned... More 

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Highland Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Always something happening here. Many young people enjoying the clubs, bars, and restaurants. Many choices for food. Easy to reach by public transportation. I'm a senior but enjoy being around these young people. Very diverse.

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great, safe area to walk around. There's always something to see, eat or drink. highly recommend visiting!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Davis Square is a cute little area. It has lots of restaurants and little shops. You can go candlepin bowling, do martial arts, buy cloth diapers, buy toys for your kids, buy ice cream, etc... There's even a gym and CVS there.

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Somerville, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Davis Square is a popular Somerville neighborhood - particularly with the college crowd. It has a nice diverse mix of good restaurants, bars, clubs, funky neighborhood cinema (including MOBA - Museum Of Bad Art), eclectic shopping and a lively vibe. The streets are alive after 5, especially on weekends. You can drive there, but the public transit train and buses... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Davis Square in Somerville MA is easy to walk and easy to park. McKinnon's Market has a nice deli for a picnic lunch. The Somerville Theater in the area is air conditioned. Other restaurants in the area are plentiful. A small park offers many concerts during the weekends. The red line subway station is located right next to the park... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It still has some of it's charm. However, it's becoming "trendy". Personally "Sessa's" & "McKinnon's" are the two "go to" places for me. And neither has ever failed me. With great selection & prices. I love Mike's BUT that place can be hit or miss depending on who is working.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There are a lot of bars, restaurants, cafe. The best ice cream I ever had was there, at the Ben & Jerry's. There is a CSV and at least grocery store close to the T station.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Mike's hands down tends to be one of the best places in the square (In my humble opinion.) Decent food, affordable prices, and daily specials.

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Address: Somerville, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville

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