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Central Square

Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
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Located between Harvard and MIT, this city square boasts a diverse range of pubs, multicultural restaurants and festivals.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Central square is always an interesting place to be. There are dozens of eating places, fancy shops, a nice sitting plaza on the South East corner of Mass Aven. and Prospect St. Walking along the Mass Aven. from Central square towards Harvard square brought nostalgic...More

Thank Subra A
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is one of the Train Stop close to Harvard , filled with restaurants and shops , very centrally located on the RED Line of the T.

Thank mk5705
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A T stop in a busy part of Cambridge. Good place to go for food and shopping when in the Harvard area.

Thank BiggieSauls
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We came to Central Square because of all the restaurants in the vicinity. There was also a record store my daughter wanted to visit. Other than that, I would not list this as a must see area, unless you want to get a feel for...More

Thank Mom2kea
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Central Square is a nice place in cambridge near to Harvard square and Inman square . just walk and roam around .you can see theatres,stores, so many Restaurants, good eating places . It can be said historic place also as many English,canadian and Irish Immigrants...More

Thank Sanjay B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

There are some good restaurants, a T stop, a playhouse but the rest is commercial. It is also a hangout for homeless on prospect and mass ave.

Thank patricia w
Reviewed 2 October 2016

One can easily walk up Mass Ave from Harvard Square to Central Square, stopping to see some interesting shops along the way. You may even encounter the Harvard Turkey, a plump bird who struts the streets! There are several good restaurants in the area, and...More

1  Thank VermontTeacher44
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I stopped going to any of the curio shops and food joints in Central Square about a year ago mainly because: 1) it is a zoo to maneuver through by car, 2) even worse to find a parking spot; and 3) with all the students...More

Thank GabeyBaby
Reviewed 23 August 2016

nice and creative area to walk, fun to see street art, beneath the colored shadows of the roof, the open area at the end of it, some street music around.

Thank rocio s
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Central Sq. is a crossroads of upscale and gritty, old and new, banal and bold. Worth hanging out, walking around. City Hall and the Post Office are monumental buildings. I particularly like the art supply stores and some of the restaurants.

Thank SLRS5
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