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Living in Kendall Square Cambridge

Kendall Square is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 2,469 residents.

Kendall Square has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: East Cambridge, Wellington - Harrington, MIT, Area IV, Inman Square, Cambridgeport and Mid-Cambridge.

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Walk Score of Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

Kendall Square is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Kendall Square Farmers Market

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Cambridge/Kendall Square Main Street

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Kendall Square Cambridge.

Kendall Square is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 80.

Find apartments in Cambridge's most walkable neighborhoods: Harvard Square, Area IV and Riverside.

Kendall Square Cambridge Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Watermark Kendall West in the Kendall Square area
from $2,915
1 bed
Walk Score 83
Rental info for Axiom Apartment Homes in the Kendall Square area
from $3,059
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for Lofts at Kendall Square in the Kendall Square area
from $3,427
Studio
Walk Score 87
Rental info for Vivo Apartment Homes in the Kendall Square area
from $2,814
Studio
Walk Score 85
Rental info for Watermark Kendall East in the Kendall Square area
from $2,460
Studio
Walk Score 81
Rental info for Third Square in the Kendall Square area
from $2,619
Studio
Walk Score 84
Rental info for 100 Memorial Drive in the Kendall Square area
from $2,740
1 bed
Walk Score 74
Rental info for Watermark Kendall West in the Kendall Square area
from $2,915
1 bed
Walk Score 84

Kendall Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Kendall Square to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

11 Neighborhood Nine 84 72 90 11,062
12 North Cambridge 81 69 94 10,882
13 Kendall Square 80 80 90 2,469
14 West Cambridge 76 60 94 7,017
15 Strawberry Hill 74 49 94 2,259

Eating & Drinking

There are about 138 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kendall Square.

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

Photo of Evoo Restaurant in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Evoo Restaurant

Photo of Voltage Coffee & Art in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Voltage Coffee & Art

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Transit Score of Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

Kendall Square has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Kendall Square Cambridge apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Kendall Square has excellent public transportation and about 4 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Cambridge/Kendall Square Main Street in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Cambridge/Kendall Square Main Street

Photo of Evoo Restaurant in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Evoo Restaurant

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Charles River Kayak

Bike Score of Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

Kendall Square is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Residence Inn Boston Cambridge

Photo of Great Views Of The Charles in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Great Views Of The Charles

Photo of Charles River Kayak in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Charles River Kayak

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Waterfront Walkway Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Forsyth Institute 245 First St. Cambridge, Ma in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Forsyth Institute 245 First St. Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Charles River in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Charles River

thumbnail for Reardon SquareReardon Square is a small simple lawn with trees & bushes.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Reardon Square

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MIT Coop (Kendall Square)

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CAC

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Joint Ventures Physical Therapy and Fitness

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Community Ice Skating @ Kendall Square

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Aerin
on Forsyth Institute 245 First St. Cambridge, Ma

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Fountain Globe Main st Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Boston in Kendall Square, Cambridge

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Boston

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Charles River

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