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Nice subway stop with shops and more

Stayed at an AirBnB location a block from Davis Square. Subway ride to/from Davis Sq was... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Texarkana, Texas, United States
Great cultural spot to visit

Awesome neighborhood, very eclectic. Restaurant choices are incredible and cover so many... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Boston, MA
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Stayed at an AirBnB location a block from Davis Square. Subway ride to/from Davis Sq was convenient. Plenty of shops in the Square area to serve most any need.

Thank BiggieSauls
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome neighborhood, very eclectic. Restaurant choices are incredible and cover so many ethnicities and price ranges. Great music. Just fun!

Thank Muti
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in Boston and want to go walk around a cool area , take the subway to Davis square . It has a multitude of restaurants and bars. Trendy without the chic aspect , you'll find yourself surrounded by boston urbanites ....More

Thank RTrivia
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It's worthwhile heading to Davis Square for a variety of reasons, whether that's for food and drink, breakfast, dinner, groceries... the place has the lot. Albeit it's not a massive place, it's well worth a visit to hang out in.

Thank mydiratb
Reviewed 11 March 2017

When I first moved to Boston 18 years ago, this was a working class area with not much to say for it. Today, it has evolved into one of my favorite locales for dining and drinking at great restaurants and bars. Lots of students from...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Davis Sq is a great place to see the cool side of "Boston". Lots of pubs, restaurants, shops, people watching.

Thank glenville255
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty and centric is withing walking distance of just about anything, shops, food, transportation, you name it. There are free open air cultural events at some point every season and all businesses have WiFi. 😅

Thank Najarit F
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I like Davis Square. Good food & bar options if you are looking to hangout with your friends. The theater in Somerville/Davis Square is cool too.

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible. In the 60's 70's it was a ghost town. Mayor Gene Brune brought the redline to Davis and the rest is history. It is truly a place for everyone. A true dining mecca where all taste buds will rejoice. Just try...More

Thank MrJFly
Reviewed 29 October 2016

In a concentrated area there are restaurants, cafes, shops, movies, etc. Something is always happening- music from street vendors or people watching.Great for locals, Tufts students and visitors alike

Thank daylilly50
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10 July 2017|
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Response from jmoeling | Reviewed this property |
Porter Square Hotel or the Holiday Inn Boston - Bunker Hill.
16 June 2016|
Response from rastaman0747 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of good restaurants offering every kind of food you can think of. With the weather warming up most places open up the entire front of the restaurant and expand café style onto the sidewalk. Many offer free... More