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Things to do in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Main Street of old Downtown Cambridge speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Cambridge the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Cambridge brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown Cambridge is the place to buy jewelry offered by downtown merchants with a wide variety of lovely earrings, necklaces, bracelets and of course diamond rings. You are sure to find the top artisan brands and jewelry maker that brings a special touch to each piece offered.

Downtown Cambridge gives several options to find the right piece of art as it takes time and a diligent effort to get just the right piece. Shopping for art downtown is the best way to locate your next purchase.

Downtown Cambridge hosts several events per year for your listening enjoyment but visit your piano shop to learn how to play and possibly purchase your grand, upright or digital piano. Don't forget the specialty work involved such as tuning and moving which are performed by skilled technicians.

Why do you love downtown?

Debbie Kimpel
We are coming in August to visit . My husband is related to Esther, the town was named after. We would like to visit some Historial areas there and also visit the downtown area as well.

Cathrine Sutton
Cute shops

Jennifer Moranda
Planning my first trip.

Kim Knox
All the quaint shops, I like to support small business.

Kristin Miller
Things you can't find anywhere else

Restaurants in Cambridge, Massachusetts


1 Arrow St
Downtown Cambridge

Bambara Cambridge

25 Edwin H Land Boulevard
Downtown Cambridge

Alpine Bagels & Brews

84 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge


5 Cambridge Parkway
Downtown Cambridge

Atrium Dining Room

1201 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

Aiyara Thai

16 Eliot St
Downtown Cambridge

Bei Jing & Toyko

3 Cambridge Center
Downtown Cambridge

Algiers Coffee House

40 Brattle St
Downtown Cambridge

Abigail's Restaurant-Cambridge

291 3rd St
Downtown Cambridge

Beantown Taqueria

148 Western Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

Atasca Portugese Restaurant

50 Hampshire St
Downtown Cambridge

Annapurna Restaurant

2088 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

Beat Hotel

13 Brattle St
Downtown Cambridge

Banjos Roast Beef

2072 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

B P American

1 Broadway
Downtown Cambridge

02 Cafe

1001 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

Artbar At the Royal Sonesta

90 Edwin H Land Boulevard
Downtown Cambridge

Anna's Taqueria

822 Somerville Avenue
Downtown Cambridge


739 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge


40 Edwin H Land Boulevard
Downtown Cambridge

Atwood's Tavern

877 Cambridge St
Downtown Cambridge

Anr Restaurants

517 Concord Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

Area Four

500 Technology Square
Downtown Cambridge

Alpine Bagels & Brews

84 Mass Avenue Lobdell West 20
Downtown Cambridge

1274 Massachusetts Avenue Corporation

1274 Massachusetts Avenue
Downtown Cambridge

Downtown Cambridge Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Cambridge can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.

Harvard Square Hotel
110 Mount Auburn Street

Hotel Marlowe, a Kimpton Hotel
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd

The Charles Hotel
One Bennett Street

The Inn at Harvard
1201 Massachusetts Avenue

Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard

Hotel Veritas
1 Remington St

Best Western Plus Hotel Tria
220 Alewife Brook Pkwy

The Kendall Hotel
350 Main Street

Whitman House
17 Worcester Street

Boston Marriott Cambridge
Two Cambridge Center, 50 Broadway

Hampton Inn Boston Cambridge
191 Monsignor O'Brien Highway

A Cambridge House Inn at Porter
2218 Massachussets Avenue

Oakwood at Third Square
285 Third Street Bldg A

Mary Prentiss Inn
6 Prentiss St.