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Things to do in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Science Museum
“The Museum of Science is a science museum and indoor zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River.”
  • 161 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a big shopping mall very near by. Lots of chain stores, Apple store, Best Buy, Macy's.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This is the best ice cream in town, if you ask me. It's not easy to get to on public transportation. If you are visiting the Museum of Science or the Cambridgeside Galleria (a mall) stop by Toscanini's for their burnt caramel ice cream or early grey flavor or green tea or fresh peach or....”
  • 74 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Kayaking along the Charles. Make your way from Kendall to Harvard, great sights to see. Remember to wear sunscreen! (Available seasonally)”
  • 44 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Great place to hang out in, for food, drinks, people watching, or nightlife on the weekends. It's a really posh hotel where one goes to socialize in Boston.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Plaza
“Lechmere Green Line subway station. Can take you to the city center, historic district, train and bus stations, Boston City Hall in just minutes. You can also transfer to other subway lines. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Café
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“Tatte is a fantastic bakery with some amazing choices. I recommend the pistachio tart; a bit pricey, but worth the indulgence. They also have great sandwich and brunch options.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Amazing local taco bar. Fabulous fresh single tacos and amazing drinks! Fun outside tables.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Just up the street, this place is a mecca for beer. They have an unbelievable number of beers on draft.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Upscale sushi and Asian restaurant. Look for their lunch specials until 4P-sushi lunches have about 20 pcs and can be shared.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Old prison turned chic bar and restaurant. Enjoy nightlife scene and great drinks/food. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great place and adjacent to the Za restaurant, same owners....and lots of great things to eat here...and use the deck outside too for good days and nights....”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Hip & bustling pizza joint presenting pies & salads with unique combos of seasonal & local toppings. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Amazing food. The cafe is casual, and the restaurant is on the pricier side (but worth it). ”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Realllyyyy good food! This place is a little pricier but definitely worth if it you're searching for a nice lunch. Anything from pulled pork sliders to seafood and beers on tap to wash it down.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Afghan eats draw locals to a warm, classy space centered around a hearth where bread is baked.”
  • 16 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Tatte is a fantastic bakery with some amazing choices. I recommend the pistachio tart; a bit pricey, but worth the indulgence. They also have great sandwich and brunch options.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Amazing local taco bar. Fabulous fresh single tacos and amazing drinks! Fun outside tables.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Just up the street, this place is a mecca for beer. They have an unbelievable number of beers on draft.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Upscale sushi and Asian restaurant. Look for their lunch specials until 4P-sushi lunches have about 20 pcs and can be shared.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Old prison turned chic bar and restaurant. Enjoy nightlife scene and great drinks/food. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Hip & bustling pizza joint presenting pies & salads with unique combos of seasonal & local toppings. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Amazing food. The cafe is casual, and the restaurant is on the pricier side (but worth it). ”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Realllyyyy good food! This place is a little pricier but definitely worth if it you're searching for a nice lunch. Anything from pulled pork sliders to seafood and beers on tap to wash it down.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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