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A pleasant walk among a nice variety of shops and restaurants...

Always have to take time to wander Charles Street. A fun and delightful mixture of shops await... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
o2bcre8ive
Lovely Shops and Restaurants

Lovely shops and restaurants, some quite upscale. I enjoy window shopping and stopping in the... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
MargaretBenefiel
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Always have to take time to wander Charles Street. A fun and delightful mixture of shops await, including Black Ink and Tatte Bakery. There is a charming hardware store, gift shops, a chocolate shop, several restaurants...I was very excited to visit the little shop that...More

Thank o2bcre8ive
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Lovely shops and restaurants, some quite upscale. I enjoy window shopping and stopping in the cafes.

Thank MargaretBenefiel
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Not only does this street have great Victorian architecture (people come from all over the USA to view) it has some great little niche shops. One in particular is Savenor's the butcher and grocer. We bought our Thanksgiving meat there and it was fantastic. We...More

Thank Dawn T
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed strolling down Charles street with all of its quaintness. There were also restaurants and shops all around.

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I lived in Cambridge for 6 months some 20 years ago and at the time went to Charles Street every weekend to shop and window shop. On a recent visit with family, I found that many antique stores are still there. The old maps and...More

Thank schmidtmg
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Just off the Commons in a pleasant neighborhood this is a decent street to take a stroll and window shop. A few antique stores couple small restaurants, salons, coffee shop and miscellaneous. We went down one side then back the other side. Probably will not...More

Thank CDM49
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a great old street with cobblestone sidewalks. Our hotel is just at the end of this street near the river and we love walking it and checking out the shops and restaurants. The street is filed with small boutique type shops, restaurants, bars...More

Thank TahitiZ
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in an apartment there for 2 weeks. Was a pleasant experience. Some good food places around. Nice old style architecture.

Thank Shamsh T
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a nice street with some nice shops. Unfortunately, I was there early in the morning, so most shops were closed.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Charles street is a beautiful area for browsing and strolling. It gives you the really flavor of Boston, as well as providing a wide choice of great places to eat or grab a drink. It's right in the middle of downtown, not to far from...More

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