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Address: Somerville, MA

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Fun, funky, energetic

Davis Square is a fun area to visit. Lost of good people watching. Many good dining experiences (from the cheap to the expensive). Not choked with chain stores or restaurants. Has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
dsaroff
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Davis Square is a fun area to visit. Lost of good people watching. Many good dining experiences (from the cheap to the expensive). Not choked with chain stores or restaurants. Has the funky feel of a student area.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There are so many great places to eat, people watch, & just enjoy the outside music. If you get a chance to see a movie (they sell ice cream and beer/wine) it's well worth it.

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Lehi, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I need to take the "T" from my friend's house in Cambridge, so she walked me to the Davis station. There was Davis Square - with all the hustle and bustle! At night, there was a singer playing his guitar, and lots of people to observe. We had frozen yogurt at Orange Leaf. I went back the next day for... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived in the area of over 40 years and the square keeps getting better and better (although it couldn't help getting better....it was a mess 40 years ago). Out of the Blue is by far my favorite restaurant for the freshest seafood or just a cocktail and appetizer. The movie theater is terrific and there are many pubs, restaurants,... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Davis Square is a cool place sometimes there are musicians playing. The old movie theatre is there cool restraunts like Diva, cool shops like Buffalo exchange. The T and in the summer every Sunday the somerville Flea market is in the parking lot by the square

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection of relatively inexpensive places to ear and drink of all types. Nepalese, Thai, Italian, burgers, Mexican, American. Yum!

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Chula Vista
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real nice hot spot full of stores, bars and restaurants. It's near Harvard University. Feels like a small college town. Our bed and breakfast is just around the corner. Not as hectic as downtown Boston.

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Atkinson, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Lots of nice places to eat and shops to visit, parking was an issue. We had to drive around the area several times and eventually we ended up parking on the street. Fortunately it was Sunday so we were not affected by the restrictions.

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CambridgeMA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Favorite of locals. old fashioned Somerville Theatre with 4 screens for movies & live shows & Richardsons Ice Cream, beer & wine. U2 once played a surprise show here. Large Goodwill for donations & shopping. Great assortment of clothes & household goods. McKinnons for groceries..good buys in meat & fish. For dining, like Redbones for southern food, ribs. Also Joshua... More 

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Davis Square is not what it used to be. There are still some staples left like Sligo Pub and The Rosebud but most of the new places that are opening are being taken over by the Cambridge hipsters that have been slowly bleeding over into Somerville. Anna's Taqueria is fantastic as is The Burren but the newer more hip places... More 

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