Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square
The Games People Play is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

1. The Games People Play

7.3
1100 Massachusetts Ave Ste 1, Cambridge, MA
Hobby Shop · Mid-Cambridge · 2 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Since 1974, the store has offered a wide array of study-time distractions, from games to puzzles. Check out the specialty chess sets, accessories and books. Read more.

Zoe's Kitchen is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

2. Zoe's Kitchen

6.9
1105 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
Diner · 38 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Zoe's serves breakfast all day, so take advantage. Check out the jukebox! Read more.

Hong Kong is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

3. Hong Kong

7.3
1236 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Bow & Plympton), Cambridge, MA
Chinese Restaurant · Harvard Square · 60 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The Hong Kong hosts the Comedy Studio six nights a week, and for those over 21, boasts the biggest scorpion bowl in town (compatible, perhaps, with the largest dance floor in the Square.) Read more.

Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

4. Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage

8.8
1246 Massachusetts Ave (btwn Bow & Plympton), Cambridge, MA
Burger Joint · Harvard Square · 157 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Try the Mitt Romney (Swiss cheese burger with grilled onions and onion rings) or the Michelle Obama (Cajun blue cheese burger with fries). Add a frappe or malt to complete the experience. Read more.

Harvard Book Store is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

5. Harvard Book Store

9.4
1256 Massachusetts Ave (at Plympton St), Cambridge, MA
Bookstore · Harvard Square · 66 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: In 1932, Mark Kramer borrowed $300 from his parents to open a small used and remainder book store. 80 years later, they're still independent, but with a slightly larger collection (100,000+ titles.) Read more.

6. Harvard Coop Society Bookstore

8.3
1400 Massachusetts Ave (at Brattle St.), Cambridge, MA
Bookstore · Harvard Square · 77 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Remember, it's the "coupe," not the "co-op". Founded in 1882 by a group of Harvard students, the Coop is one of the country's largest bookstores. Read more.

Grolier Poetry Book Shop, Inc is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

7. Grolier Poetry Book Shop, Inc

7.5
6 Plympton St (at Harvard St), Cambridge, MA
Bookstore · Harvard Square · 2 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Grolier is the oldest continuous poetry bookshop in America. Established in 1927, this nook stocks over 15,000 volumes devoted to poetry, prosody, poetry markets, & spoken word CDs. Read more.

Club Passim is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

8. Club Passim

8.4
47 Palmer St (Brattle St), Cambridge, MA
Music Venue · Harvard Square · 21 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Some big-time performers made their debuts on this stage, including Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin and Tracy Chapman. The club boasts an intimate 102 seats. Read more.

Veggie Planet is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

9. Veggie Planet

47 Palmer St (at Church St.), Cambridge, MA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Harvard Square · 48 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Located within Club Passim, Veggie Planet appeals to the health-conscious. Try the vegan pizza while you catch a show. Read more.

10. Cambridge Artists Cooperative

59A Church St, Cambridge, MA
Art Gallery · Harvard Square · 1 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The Cambridge Artists Cooperative is the area's only year-round artist-owned and managed crafts cooperative. New work is displayed every month from more than 250 artisans. Read more.

Crema Cafe is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

11. Crema Cafe

9.1
27 Brattle St (at Mt. Auburn St.), Cambridge, MA
Café · Harvard Square · 249 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Crema's pastries are baked fresh daily with offerings like s'mores cupcakes or macaroons. The cafe's savory options are just as tantalizing. Try the Spinach Artichoke Grilled Chicken Sandwich! Read more.

Brattle Theatre is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

12. Brattle Theatre

9.2
40 Brattle St (Harvard Square), Cambridge, MA
Indie Movie Theater · Harvard Square · 35 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Showing classic, independent, foreign, and art-house films, this not-for-profit theater is one of the few remaining to use rear projection (located behind the screen, rather than behind the audience.) Read more.

L.A. Burdick Chocolate is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

13. L.A. Burdick Chocolate

9.0
52 Brattle St (Farwell Pl), Cambridge, MA
Café · Harvard Square · 102 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Burdick's secret to its famous hot chocolate: hand-shaved chocolate warmed in milk -- decadence. For dessert, try the Harvard Square: a dense chocolate cake layered with walnuts and vanilla. Read more.

Loeb Drama Center (A.R.T) is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

14. Loeb Drama Center (A.R.T)

9.2
64 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA
Theater · Harvard Square · 24 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Founded in 1980, A.R.T. has staged dozens of American and world premieres, and earned a Pulitzer and a Tony Award for best regional theater, among others. The A.R.T. boasts a resident company as well. Read more.

Longfellow National Historic Site is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

15. Longfellow National Historic Site

6.7
105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA
Historic Site · West Cambridge · 3 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This building was the home to American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Prior to that, the house served as George Washington’s headquarters during the Siege of Boston during the Revolutionary War. Read more.

World's Only Curious George Store is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

16. World's Only Curious George Store

8.0
1 JFK St (at Harvard Square), Cambridge, MA
Bookstore · Harvard Square · 11 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This store is one of a kind, featuring books, toys, puzzles, and apparel—all dedicated to everyone's favorite inquisitive monkey, Curious George. Read more.

The Garage is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

17. The Garage

6.6
36 JFK St (at Mt Auburn St), Cambridge, MA
Mall · Harvard Square · 12 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This multistory mini shopping mall is in fact a converted parking garage; even the original car ramp has been preserved. The Garage houses an eclectic variety of shops and eateries. Read more.

Berk's is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

18. Berk's

50 JFK St (at Winthrop St.), Cambridge, MA
Shoe Store · Harvard Square · 5 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This trendy footwear boutique has dozens of brands and styles to make hearts of shoe-lovers flutter, with an inventory ranging from classic to cutting-edge to whimsical. Read more.

Grendel's Den Restaurant & Bar is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

19. Grendel's Den Restaurant & Bar

7.6
89 Winthrop St (at JFK St), Cambridge, MA
Bar · Harvard Square · 104 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Grendel's famously fought a legal battle over its liquor license all the way to the Supreme Court and won. Celebrate their victory with a burger and microbrew (or two). Read more.

Out of Town News is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

20. Out of Town News

6.3
0 Harvard Sq (Brattle St), Cambridge, MA
Miscellaneous Shop · Harvard Square · 3 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: It was here that Julia Child searched for obscure Italian and German cooking magazines, and rumor has it that Robert Frost stopped by for directions to a reading on a snowy winter's eve. Read more.

Harvard Yard is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

21. Harvard Yard

8.9
1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
College Quad · Mid-Cambridge · 43 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: When you view the statue of John Harvard in "The Yahd," note how bright one shoe is. Tour guides say that it's good luck to rub Harvard's left foot. Read more.

Harvard Museum of Natural History is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

22. Harvard Museum of Natural History

9.0
26 Oxford St (btwn Everett & Kirkland Sts.), Cambridge, MA
Science Museum · Aggasiz - Harvard University · 50 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Visit prehistoric fossil invertebrates, reptiles, and the world’s only mounted Kronosaurus. Highlights include over 3,000 glass flowers, a 1,642-lb amethyst geode and the world’s largest turtle shell. Read more.

The Sinclair is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

23. The Sinclair

9.1
52 Church St (at Brattle St), Cambridge, MA
Rock Club · Harvard Square · 63 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This live music venue/restaurant has helped to revive Harvard Square’s nightlife scene. The space can seat 500, but has an intimate feel. Best of all, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Read more.

Black Ink is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

24. Black Ink

8.9
5 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA
Gift Shop · Harvard Square · 18 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Black Ink describes itself as a “one-stop design shop,” and the description definitely fits. The store specializes in stationery, cards, wrapping paper, and playful home décor. Read more.

Shake Shack is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

25. Shake Shack

8.3
92 Winthrop St (btwn Eliot & JFK St), Cambridge, MA
Burger Joint · Harvard Square · 53 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Known for their burgers, but it’s the hand-cut fries & concretes (dense frozen custard blended at high-speed with various mix-ins) that will have you coming back. Read more.

Charlie's Kitchen is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Harvard Square.

26. Charlie's Kitchen

8.5
10 Eliot St (at Winthrop St.), Cambridge, MA
American Restaurant · Harvard Square · 151 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This Harvard Square mainstay includes a sidewalk patio, an upstairs lounge boasting “the best jukebox in Cambridge,” and a year-round (weather permitting) beer garden offering 18 draught beers. Read more.