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Top store recommendations from locals

Shopping Mall
“This is a big shopping mall very near by. Lots of chain stores, Apple store, Best Buy, Macy's.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Pastry Shop
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“Folks from all over know if you want the best cannoli, you got to go to Mikes! A local favorite for over 60 years. Enjoy strolling through Little Italy and enjoy some sweet treats.”
  • 91 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....”
  • 75 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Joint
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“Korean grocery chain offering wide range of Asian groceries. The front of a store is a food court selling sushi, curry, and baked goods.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Can't go wrong with J.P. Licks ice cream. There are two local spots. Jamaica Plain is where you will find their 1st shop. You may also head over to JP Licks in Mission Hill/Tremont which is closer to our neighborhood”
  • 91 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Truly exquisite Spanish tapas and drinks, with a lovely book and record shop in the back, three blocks from home. Wonderful ambience, and prettiest patio in the neighborhood. The crown jewel of Jamaica Plain, in my opinion.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Personally, I'm a sucker for their maple late. It's $5, but tastes like heaven.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Bakery
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“local pastry shop/cafe specializing in French treats like croissants & sticky buns, one of many branches in Boston. Divine sandwiches and desserts.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is Boston's best bakery. Nothing beats it. Buy the butter breton and a croissant and don't forget to wear your stretchy pants. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Great venue just large enough to fill a good crowd yet great sight lines and acoustics. Numerous concerts with the Foundation room for pre concert cockails lounge area.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bookstore
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“This is a great place to hang out, check out a fantastic selection of books, stay late at night and get some work done on your laptop, or just grab a bite and socialize with locals.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Locally sourced light fare & coffee are served at this cafe in an old bank with a vault & patio.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Top-notch coffee & sandwiches draw local creative types to this coffeeshop featuring a gallery.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Market
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“Get a taste of everything local in this big public market. Search for locally-sourced seafood or meats, pastas, cheeses, bagels, knishes, noodle bowls, coffee, kombucha, popovers, ice cream, donuts, smoothies, roasted buts, flowers, honey, produce, and apple cider everything! There are numerous stalls selling various goods form the region. It's a great stop for breakfast, lunch or a snack. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“We love this little ice cream shop in Inman Square. It's gotten a little more expensive and a little busier than it used to be, but we still walk past closer ice cream shops to go here on warm evenings. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
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“Hip coffee shop with unique breakfast and lunch offerings. Short walk from the Airbnb.”
  • 45 locals recommend