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“Great College Town Neighborhood”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Davis Square

Davis Square
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Somerville
Certificate of Excellence
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
113 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great College Town Neighborhood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

Right next to Tufts University, Davis Square has good transportation (Red Line service into Boston), Bus lines, and bike routes into the city as well. There's lots of businesses and services right in the Square or nearby. There's a supermarket down the road in Porter Square Shopping Center. Harvard Square and Boston are minutes away.

Visited August 2011
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Boston Metro
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63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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“Davis Square has become a restaurant district”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

What a transformation over the last 20 years! There are now so many restaurants for every cuisine and budget. The "T" stop is right in the middle of the Square, but parking can be tough, even with the public parking lots.

Visited January 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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410 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Davis Square”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

A nice artsy neighborhood in Somerville near Tufts University.
It has great strores and many restaurants to enjoy

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Boston
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Great unpretentious place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2011

I've been coming to Davis Square for thirty years because it has lots of hip restaurants, bars and shopping without the crowds, tourists and students that invade Harvard Sq. The movie theater is terrific and only $5 before 6pm plus they serve beer and wine..how good is that. Shopping is fabulous with a great new resale shop, Found, that's worth the subway fare. Lots of designer clothes and they even carry sizes over 8 for us normal sized women! Lots of good restaurants too and right on the subway line. A cheaper alternative to Harvard Sq and much more fun.

Visited November 2011
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“Awesome location for food, entertainment and activities (bar hopping, etc).”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2011

Tough to park if you are not a Somerville resident sometimes...

Visited October 2011
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