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Guidebook for Wakefield

Rachel

Guidebook for Wakefield

Food Scene
Pizza and sub shop - they also have a wide variety of delicious salads. Not much space to eat there, but we are frequent take-out customers!
My Brother's Place
356 Main St
Pizza and sub shop - they also have a wide variety of delicious salads. Not much space to eat there, but we are frequent take-out customers!
Delicious sushi, fusion, and mixed drinks. Relaxing interior atmosphere and bar.
Sakura Organic
397 Main St
Delicious sushi, fusion, and mixed drinks. Relaxing interior atmosphere and bar.
New restaurant, super delicious comfort food but the service is a little slow.
Public Kitchen
397A Main St
New restaurant, super delicious comfort food but the service is a little slow.
Our number one favorite breakfast/brunch place in town! Their specialty is stuffed french toast.
Early Harvest Diner
25 Broadway St
Our number one favorite breakfast/brunch place in town! Their specialty is stuffed french toast.
Parks & Nature
Beautiful park by the lake. Many events during the summer, from fairs to open air movies. Nice large playground there, also kayak and paddle boat rentals. Huge field great for picnics.
Lower Common
Beautiful park by the lake. Many events during the summer, from fairs to open air movies. Nice large playground there, also kayak and paddle boat rentals. Huge field great for picnics.
Multiple war memorials for the town of Wakefield (going back to the civil war). Beautifully landscaped with many trees and benches.
Upper Common
Multiple war memorials for the town of Wakefield (going back to the civil war). Beautifully landscaped with many trees and benches.
Wonderful park for hiking/walking or biking. Routes of varying lengths around the pond, many routes paved, some gravel. Swimming beach during the summer as well as a playground.
12
locals recommend
Breakheart Reservation
177 Forest St
12
locals recommend
Wonderful park for hiking/walking or biking. Routes of varying lengths around the pond, many routes paved, some gravel. Swimming beach during the summer as well as a playground.
Essentials
Standard chain, large selection.
Stop & Shop
25 Walkers Brook Dr
Standard chain, large selection.
Local grocery store with prepared food and bakery as well. Great selection for local and health foods.
Farmland
415 Main St
Local grocery store with prepared food and bakery as well. Great selection for local and health foods.
Convenience store, very close to our home.
Cumberland Farms
200 Lowell St
Convenience store, very close to our home.
Shopping
Outdoor mall with many popular shops, salons, and restaurants. They also have a green with constantly rotating activities and events for kids and adults.
7
locals recommend
Market Street
7
locals recommend
Outdoor mall with many popular shops, salons, and restaurants. They also have a green with constantly rotating activities and events for kids and adults.
Great nearby upscale mall with great shops and an indoor playground for smaller kids.
8
locals recommend
Burlington Mall
75 Middlesex Turnpike
8
locals recommend
Great nearby upscale mall with great shops and an indoor playground for smaller kids.
Getting Around
Commuter rail stop to North Station in Boston.
Wakefield Station
175 North Ave
Commuter rail stop to North Station in Boston.
Closest T (subway) stop, furthest out stop on the Orange line. Paid parking available (though much cheaper than parking in the city, last I checked was $2/day).
8
locals recommend
Oak Grove
8
locals recommend
Closest T (subway) stop, furthest out stop on the Orange line. Paid parking available (though much cheaper than parking in the city, last I checked was $2/day).