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Dave's Fresh Pasta

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pasta
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81 Holland St, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2738
617-666-0656
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11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing!

So many options, pricey but so worth the level of quality you get! I found a lot of great cheeses, meats, breads & snacks. Will definitely be going back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Jgraves700
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Medford, Massachusetts
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Medford, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

So many options, pricey but so worth the level of quality you get! I found a lot of great cheeses, meats, breads & snacks. Will definitely be going back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

In the Davis Square area, Dave's has an extensive sandwich menu which are excellent. On the day we had lunch here, we had steak & horseradish sandwiches and a steak & cheese sandwich. It is very small and is very crowded at lunch time, but well worth the wait. They also have a small market and a counter to purchase... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Delicious sandwich lunch. Had the artichoke arugula sandwich and sicilian. The bread was incredible, especially the focaccia! Got our food to-go and sat outside, also a specialty shop with great selection. Everything was fresh.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Come here often for take out. Best item is the large caesar salad which has the perfect amount of parmesan cheese, homemade croutons and their excellent caesar dressing. They never disappoint for great takeout

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We went here for sandwiches for lunch and ended up buying much more. The sandwiches were great and the service as well. We ended up bringing home fresh parpadelli pasta and sauce (not gravy, btw). Along with cheese; she knew her cheeses and wine; he knew his wines. Great welcoming atmosphere, food and service.

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I work in the area of Davis Square and have never been disappointed in the food at lunchtime. I've tried wraps, subs, soups and sauces and enjoyed it all. The sandwiches are very generous and could easily be enough for two. Go early or late, at noon they are very busy.

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boston,ma.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Dave's is an amazing store and cafe, small and packed with products and activities. They do make and sell pastas (I am not a fan) and prepared foods(ditto) and they sell a large variety of high end (and hard-to-find) imported and local items, as well as cheeses, meats, fresh fish, produce,wines and beers. ( It's hard to believe how much... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

First, it is chaos at lunch time, the lines even block access to some chips! The Italian sub style was skimpy in meet, too much bread and lacked the taste of a good sub. The Reuben was boring, again too much bread and there was not the contrast of the Sauerkraut; it was dull.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I was visiting the area but if I lived there, this would be my go to place for dinner. So much choice of the freshest food it was overwhelming. They cut the pasta right there in front of you!

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Dave's is located in the quaint and hip Davis Square neighborhood. It's like a little European market. Besides pasta and sandwiches you can get fruit and veggies that are sourced locally when the season permits. Snacks and all kinds of worldly goodies are available. Also an excellent wine and craft beer selection. (To take with you, not drink there) Dave's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 Holland St, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144-2738
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-666-0656

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pasta
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?