Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square
Andala Coffee House is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

1. Andala Coffee House

7.8
286 Franklin St (at River Street), Cambridge, MA
Coffee Shop · 49 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The authentic taste of the Old City of Jerusalem is brought to life at Andala Coffee House. This is truly an ideal spot to curl up with a mug of hot coffee and a good book. Read more.

Asmara is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

2. Asmara

8.4
739 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
African Restaurant · Mid-Cambridge · 20 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Asmara was Boston's first Ethiopian restaurant. For a unique experience, try the zihla: cubes of raw tenderloin beef tips lightly fermented in pepper paste and served with spiced butter. Read more.

Artist & Craftsman Supply is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

3. Artist & Craftsman Supply

7.6
580 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
Arts & Crafts Store · 4 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: An artist's haven, this store offers a vast selection of art supplies, some that are sold nowhere else in the USA. A custom framing station is in the back. Read more.

Cantab Lounge is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

4. Cantab Lounge

7.3
738 Massachusetts Ave (at Pleasant St.), Cambridge, MA
Dive Bar · 48 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Come for cheap beer, and stay for Monday’s open-mic, Tuesday’s bluegrass jams, and Wednesday’s poetry slams. Read more.

Central Kitchen is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

5. Central Kitchen

7.9
567 Massachusetts Ave (at Essex St), Cambridge, MA
American Restaurant · 23 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The menu is small but it changes constantly. Mediterranean fare from Spain to the south of France is delicious, if you don't mind spending a bit of cash (entrees range from $21-$27) Read more.

Central Square Theater is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

6. Central Square Theater

7.5
450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
Performing Arts Venue · 6 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Established in 2008, Central Square Theater is a collaboration between two nonprofits: Nora Theatre Company and Underground Railroad Theatre. Read more.

Cheapo Records is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

7. Cheapo Records

7.0
538 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Brookline & Pearl), Cambridge, MA
Record Shop · 8 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A Central Square institution since 1948, Cheapo Records carries over 100,000 titles. A well-versed staff can help you find whatever you're looking for, if you don't mind spending $10-$15 per record. Read more.

The Dance Complex is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

8. The Dance Complex

8.5
536 Massachusetts Ave (at Norfolk), Cambridge, MA
Dance Studio · 11 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The artist-run, volunteer-based center for dance has six studios and offers classes in Irish step, African, ballet, hip hop, flamenco, and tap. Read more.

Four Burgers is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

9. Four Burgers

7.3
704 Massachusetts Ave (at Prospect St.), Cambridge, MA
Burger Joint · 67 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: They live up to their name: there are four types of burgers (beef, turkey, salmon, and black bean). Crispy waffle fries are a tasty side dish. Read more.

Great Eastern Trading Co is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

10. Great Eastern Trading Co

49 River St (at Auburn), Cambridge, MA
Clothing Store · 3 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Eastern Trading Co. has a comprehensive collection of vintage outfits for both men and women, as well as accessories, jewelry, and costumes. Read more.

Green Street is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

11. Green Street

8.9
280 Green St (btwn Magazine & Pearl), Cambridge, MA
Cocktail Bar · 96 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Green Street is known for its sophisticated pub grub. We recommend the spicy clam stew or the braised pork shoulder. Also try a cocktail from their extensive, creative list. Read more.

Harvest Co-op Market is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

12. Harvest Co-op Market

7.3
580 Massachusetts Ave (at Pearl Street), Cambridge, MA
Grocery Store · 33 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Member-owned and board-run, the Co-op Market is a long time supporter of sustainable agriculture, fair trade, and family farms. Their produce selection is huge, and local/organic when possible. Read more.

@MidEastClub Upstairs is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

13. @MidEastClub Upstairs

7.8
472 Massachusetts Ave (at Brookline St.), Cambridge, MA
Rock Club · 30 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: With four separate venues, live music and tasty Middle Eastern food are always on tap. Read more.

Moody's Falafel Palace is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

14. Moody's Falafel Palace

8.1
14 Western Ave (at Massachusetts Ave), Cambridge, MA
Falafel Restaurant · 49 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Ben Affleck says it's the best falafel ever, so it must be true! It's also open late (til 3 a.m. Thurs-Sun) unlike so many Boston eateries. Read more.

Pandemonium Books & Games is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

15. Pandemonium Books & Games

8.2
4 Pleasant St (at Massachusetts Ave.), Cambridge, MA
Toy / Game Store · 15 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The first floor has a vast book collection, and the basement hosts game tournaments. A gamers haven and a Central Square landmark. Read more.

Rangzen Tibet is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

16. Rangzen Tibet

8.4
24 Pearl St (at Green St.), Cambridge, MA
Tibetan Restaurant · 26 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This place is a vegetarian's dream. Half the menu is meatless, and all the menu is delicious. A tranquil environment and a friendly staff combine to make Rangzen Tibet a top-notch eatery. Read more.

River Gods is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

17. River Gods

125 River St (at Kinnaird St.), Cambridge, MA
Bar · 43 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This tiny Irish pub is a Cambridge gem. Common bar food (try the fries with garlic aioli) is served but so are less traditional options like vegan sushi and Thai chicken skewers. They're all winners Read more.

Toscanini's is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

18. Toscanini's

9.5
899 Main St (at Sidney St.), Cambridge, MA
Ice Cream Shop · 257 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A Central Square fixture since 1981, Toscani's offers an ever-changing menu of innovative ice cream flavors that are sure to leave you wanting more. Read more.

Cambridge Women's Center is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

19. Cambridge Women's Center

46 Pleasant St, Cambridge, MA
Non-Profit · 4 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Offers crisis intervention and counseling for women of all racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. Read more.

1369 Coffee House is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

20. 1369 Coffee House

8.3
1369 Cambridge St (at Inman Square), Cambridge, MA
Coffee Shop · Inman Square · 75 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Serving Central Square far before Starbucks opened down the street! Delicious coffees from around the world, homemade muffins and cookies, soups, salads, and sandwiches Read more.

Mariposa Bakery & Cafe is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

21. Mariposa Bakery & Cafe

6.1
424 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
Café · 35 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The soup, the hummus, the pretzel rolls, the baked goods - everything is homemade at Mariposa. Plus, the coffee and tea are fair trade and organic - double win! Read more.

Moksa is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

22. Moksa

450 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Brookline & Sidney), Cambridge, MA
Asian Restaurant · 30 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Known for its Pan-Asian tapas, Moksa lets diners experience a range of flavors & types of cuisine in one setting. They also boast a nationally recognized "top 100 wine list" and offer takeout. Read more.

Veggie Galaxy is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

23. Veggie Galaxy

8.8
450 Massachusetts Ave (at Brookline), Cambridge, MA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · 105 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Veggie Galaxy has the feel of a classic diner minus well... the meat. Instead you'll find baked mac and cheese, mushroom chickpea burgers, and a club sandwich made with grilled tempeh bacon & tofu. Read more.

Garden at The Cellar is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

24. Garden at The Cellar

991 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Dana & Ellery), Cambridge, MA
Gastropub · 64 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This British inspired gastropub offers high quality beer and food sourced from local farms and gardens. Spicy lamb gnocchi and grilled octopus are served in a relaxed, earthy atmosphere. Read more.

TT the Bear's Place is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

25. TT the Bear's Place

10 Brookline St (btwn Green St. & Mass Ave.), Cambridge, MA
Rock Club · 30 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This nightclub hosts up-and-coming local and out-of-town music acts in a cozy space. TT’s has live music most nights and no cover charge plus a poolroom and bar featuring a number of local microbrews. Read more.

Craigie on Main is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

26. Craigie on Main

9.1
853 Main St (Bishop Allen), Cambridge, MA
New American Restaurant · 135 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Craigie on Main has a seasonal menu which changes daily as nearly everything on the menu is organically grown and locally produced. An open kitchen allows customers to see their food being prepared. Read more.

Patty Chen's Dumpling Room is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

27. Patty Chen's Dumpling Room

5.9
907 Main St (at Columbia St), Cambridge, MA
Dumpling Restaurant · 23 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Patty Chen's offers a selection of both savory & sweet dumplings (nutella/banana, or sweet red bean pan fried). Their daily specials are inspired by global cuisines—there’s even a Mexican dumpling! Read more.

Miracle of Science Bar & Grill is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

28. Miracle of Science Bar & Grill

8.3
321 Massachusetts Ave (at Blanche St.), Cambridge, MA
Bar · 88 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This geek-chic bar’s claim to fame rests in its periodic table chalkboard menu that hangs on the wall behind the bar. The place draws a mixed crowd of computer wonks, scientists, and artists. Read more.

Cafe Luna is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

29. Cafe Luna

8.7
403 Massachusetts Ave (at Main St.), Cambridge, MA
Café · 112 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Café Luna’s 4 page weekend brunch menu is packed with so many mouthwatering options that it’s almost impossible to decide what to order. Best of all, weekend brunch is served from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m Read more.

H Mart is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Central Square.

30. H Mart

8.1
581 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
Supermarket · 27 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: H-Mart is your one-stop shop for an extensive selection of Asian groceries and cuisine. There’s also a food court, which H-Mart shares with Sapporo Ramen, Go! Go! Curry, and Paris Baguette. Read more.