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Best Davis Square Restaurant

2012 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Five Horses Tavern

Somerville
Davis Square has seen its share of exciting openings this year, but we continue to adore this tavern’s eccentric fare. The Kentucky-fried Cornish game hen […] read more»
2011 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Casual

Foundry on Elm

Somerville
Davis gained two terrific new spots in 2010: the pizza-and-pasta-focused Posto, and the brasserie-inspired Foundry. Both roll out top-notch food and drink in a chilled-out […] read more»
2010 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

The Burren

Somerville
When it comes to evaluating a neighborhood pub, there’s only one criterion: You want to hang out there every day. For 14 years, the Burren […] read more»
2009 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Gargoyles on the Square

Somerville
Visiting Gargoyles only on date night (yes, the lighting flatters; true, the velvet cascades) is like eating oysters only to boost your mojo. Both should […] read more»
2005 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Gargoyles on the Square

Somerville
Ten years ago, skeptics wondered whether an upscale American bistro like Gargoyles could succeed in Davis Square. Judging from the crowds of patrons, the answer […] read more»
2004 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Gargoyles on the Square

Somerville
Neither plain nor pretentious, this enchanting and candlelit treasure is a lesson in presenting good food with muted sophistication. Dishes including grilled salmon with tomato-tarragon […] read more»
2003 Best Davis Square Restaurant, Neighborhood

Gargoyles on the Square

Somerville
Despite the name, hardly any Goth influence exists at this intimate Davis Square hangout. In fact, the bar and adjacent dining room are welcoming digs […] read more»