Colorful, historic Davis Square in Somerville is quickly growing as one of the area's hottest neighborhoods to live and eat.

on this tour you will...

Enjoy food from across the world, right here in Davis Square.

Learn about local history and the entrepreneurs behind the businesses.

Try your hand at New England's famous candlepin bowling.

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3 hours

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1 mile

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 5 stops

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$60 per guest
(includes all food)

On this unique food tour, you will hear fascinating stories from local entrepreneurs about how they started their businesses and understand the area’s rich history. We’ll sample innovative eats such as bowls from the neighborhood’s first oatmeal cafe and gyros packed with flavor. You may even get to try your hand at New England’s small pin (also known as candlepin) bowling as we indulge in the area’s favorite flatbread pizza.

Wrap up your day with an award-winning treat full of marshmallow fluff, which was invented in Somerville, and learn all about the decadent treat that is celebrated annually at Somerville’s famous Fluff Festival. Our awesome local guides will share stories about Somerville’s key role in the American Revolution, and you may even discover secrets about our most famous residents.

Davis Square is very close to local colleges, less than half a mile from Tufts University, Lesley University, and two train stops from Harvard University among others.

DAIRY-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE, VEGAN, AND VEGETARIAN diets can be accommodated on this tour.

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Our Davis Square Food Tour Guides:

Ally, an Off the Beaten Path Food Tour guide, wears a green shirt, smiling while holding up a pizza
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Carol, an Off the Beaten Path Food Tour guide, wears glasses and smiles at the camera.
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Kara, an Off the Beaten Path Food Tour guide, wears a colorful floral shirt and red headband.
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Michelle, an Off the Beaten Path Food Tour guide, stands in a field of sunflowers smiling. 
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Yun Yun, an Off the Beaten Path Food Tour guide, wears a red shirt while holding strawberries in a field.
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