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Living in Allston Boston

Allston is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 27,582 residents.

Allston has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Brighton, Kenmore, Mission Hill, Fenway, Jamaica Plain, Back Bay and South End.

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Walk Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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The Avenue

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Stencil On Overpass

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Allston Boston.

Allston is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 86.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: North End, Chinatown and Bay Village.

Allston Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Allston to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

11 Kenmore 91 93 92 16,664
12 Mission Hill 88 97 78 16,380
13 Allston 86 81 82 27,582
14 Charlestown 82 71 75 16,132
15 South Boston 81 65 69 33,607

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 241 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Allston.

People in Allston can walk to an average of 16 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for The AvenueAvenue is one of Brighton's hot spots, with over 30 beers on draft and amazing burgers you can't go wrong. I went there last night and definitely want to go back already. Burgers are so delicious. Must stop by and try. Easy to get to also.

Voula Paras
on The Avenue

Transit Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Allston Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Allston has excellent public transportation and about 10 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Allston on public transit.

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Allston has about 20 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Allston

Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Photo of Graffiti On Greylock in Allston, Boston

Graffiti On Greylock

Photo of The Bus Stop Pub in Allston, Boston

The Bus Stop Pub

Photo of Wheatpaste On News box in Allston, Boston

Wheatpaste On News box

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Allston is Talking About...

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