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Davis Square

Address: Somerville, MA
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Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Somerville
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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English first
Somerville, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

This is the greatest neighborhood. Check out all the restaurants--Posto for a treat, Saloon for some bourbon, Flatbread pizza for bowling while you eat, Diesel Cafe for coffee and pool. Shops--Dave's pasta, The Shaker for all things mixed drinks, the bike path, Johnny D's for great music, The Somerville theater for concerts, terrific movies, and the Museum of Bad Art... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Fun bar scene and awesome restaurants! I always go out here with friends. Cannot wait for nicer weather as I'm sure there were will be a ton of festivals and events!

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I love J.P. Licks here, also they have the Somerville Theater which has new movies and old ones as well as performances. Also the entrance to the bike path is here so you can bike/run here. They have a farmers market at the parking lot by Sacco's Bowling which has lots of fresh ingredients and delicious Taza Chocolate.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Harvard Square and the Back Bay having now priced themselves out of the stratosphere for independent restaurants and retailers, the latter have been casting around for a new hub where they can thrive. Davis Square, only just over a mile as the crow flies from Harvard and on the fast and efficient MBTA Red Line, has caught this wave and... More 

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San Diego, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
24 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Boy, Davis Square sure has changed! The red line stops in two locations here. There are a lot of buses that begin and end in a lot next to the College Ave red line station entrance/exit. There is a theater with first-run movies and concerts, also offering the mouth-watering Richardson's ice cream (competing with J.P. Licks directly across the street).... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

With a bunch of restaurants, cafes, bars, ice cream, movies and small stores, this area is excellent to trolling around, see people and things, and then have some nice food.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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305 reviews 305 reviews
170 attraction reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were recently staying in nearby Medford but had to travel to the Davis Square subway station frequently in order to get Red Line subway trains into Boston. The trains always seemed to run frequently but the Service 96 bus that we had to take to and from to Medford was more often late than on time. Could do better... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great for Dates or lazy days in town. THere are many quaint shops and great places to eat. But, bring your checkbook - this hipster paradise is not cheap

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Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

You can always count on the 99 for good food, free popcorn, one dollar cheese and cracker plate, cold beer or a good drink, and friendly atmosphere. Their salads are excellent as is their baked scrod. They have plenty of Televisions so you can catch whatever sporting event that interests you! There are 99 good reasons to visit the 99!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I really like to go out here, have some dinner and then move from bar to bar and chat with friends. I like the Boston Burger Company to start with and then move on to the bars in the neighborhood.

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