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Address: Somerville, MA

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Look for a bar called Saloon

We went to a bar called Saloon. The atmosphere is amazing, the drinks are homemade and in great quality. I took the Newbury Port which was mostly fruity.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ido N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to a bar called Saloon. The atmosphere is amazing, the drinks are homemade and in great quality. I took the Newbury Port which was mostly fruity.

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Thank Ido N
Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Davis Square is always a great destination when in the Somerville area. Name a kind of shop and it's there, and most styles of cuisine are well-represented as well. If you have $50 in your pocket and a free Saturday you can have a great time in Davis Square.

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Thank Christopher B
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In Davis square you can find several Ethnicities of food, live music, and friendly people. We had lunch at the Burren Tavern which was delicious!!!

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Thank Janpaige
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Really great area in Somerville. Lots going on. Restaurants, coffee shops, the T stop, green area and play grounds. Music in the little park on the weekends. Farmers markets and street fairs. Safe area in my opinion.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

There's something for everyone here. There's many different food options. There's some great little shops and places to sit. The movie theater is pretty nice too!

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

A little bit further out than Harvard Square, Davis Square was not on my immediate places to visit while spending 3 days in Boston but I luckily squeezed in the time and walked along Broadway to get there. I am so happy I made the trip because it was a real gem. Lined with coffee shops, restaurants, a cinema and... More 

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Thank mckenzie16
Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

recently came back for a bus transfer and a bit of exploring. So far as I could see, things haven't changed much. To me, the only street you need here is Elm street as it's got enough cafes and restaurants to make anyone happy--but maybe there's more on other streets

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Thank Myrnah B
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 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 July 20, 2016

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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