LOCATED AT...  the Northernmost part of the city, North Cambridge borders Somerville, Arlington, and Belmont, and is a neighborhood of over eleven thousand residents living in housing types ranging from single and multi-family homes to large apartment buildings.   Porter Square , at the southeastern corner of the neighborhood, is a main commercial and transit center with Red Line, commuter rail and bus stations.  The main avenue through North Cambridge is  Massachusetts Ave , which extends from Porter Square to the Arlington border and features a variety of retail, office, and residential uses and types.  At the western end of the neighborhood is the  MBTA Alewife Station  on the Red Line and an adjacent office/industrial area along Cambridgepark Drive.  .

LOCATED AT...

the Northernmost part of the city, North Cambridge borders Somerville, Arlington, and Belmont, and is a neighborhood of over eleven thousand residents living in housing types ranging from single and multi-family homes to large apartment buildings.

Porter Square, at the southeastern corner of the neighborhood, is a main commercial and transit center with Red Line, commuter rail and bus stations.

The main avenue through North Cambridge is Massachusetts Ave, which extends from Porter Square to the Arlington border and features a variety of retail, office, and residential uses and types.

At the western end of the neighborhood is the MBTA Alewife Station on the Red Line and an adjacent office/industrial area along Cambridgepark Drive.

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Restaurants & Bars 

In Close Proximity to property location

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Menotomy Grill & Tavern

Comfort food, draft beers & a full bar housed in a warm setting with a floor-to-ceiling hearth.

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Greek Corner Restaurant

Scenic murals adorn the walls at this low-key family-run classic spot for Greek eats.

The Table at Season to Table

"Top Chef" alum serves French-accented prix fixe menus at a small eatery within a catering facility.

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Upper West

 

An intimate expo-style counter for wine, cheese & charcuterie, plus demos & tastings by guest chefs.

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Hana Sushi

Popular neighborhood sushi spot slicing up fresh fish, served along with Japanese cooked standards.

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Joe Sent Me

Speakeasy-themed neighborhood bar with beer, pub grub, trivia nights, games on TV & sidewalk tables.

 

Shopping, Services & Enterntainment  

In Close Proximity to property location

  • Whole foods
  • Trader Joes
  • Stop n' Shop
  • TJ Maxx
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Multiple Health Clubs
  • Multiple Car Service Businesses
  • Apple Cinemas
  • Somerville Theater 
  • Bowling @ The Flatbread Company
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For more information...

visit the blog of "not for tourists," which expands on the shopping, restaurants, nightlife and landmarks of north cambridge, as well as the neighboring area of west somerville

 
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Fresh Pond Reservation

This reservation in the neighborhood offers public trails, access to space for group functions, as well as public programs throughout summer months. There are also volunteer opportunities at the park.