About Central Square

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Red Fox Escapes is located in Cambridge’s busy Central Square cultural district. Home to dozens of restaurants, bars, theaters, and shops, Central Square is truly the heart of Cambridge. Looking to make a day out of your trip to Red Fox Escapes? Here are a few of our favorite local spots that are just steps away from us:

Restaurants and Cafes:

The Mad Monkfish (formerly Thelonious Monkfish), 524 Massachusetts Avenue: A relaxed sit-down spot serving a variety of Asian Fusion dishes.

Life Alive Café, 765 Massachusetts Avenue: A cozy, funky spot serving scrumptious and healthy vegetarian meals (many are vegan). Try the smoothies, too!

1369 Coffee House, 757 Massachusetts Avenue: A local favorite for coffee, sweet treats, and light fare.

Bars:

Roxy’s Central / A4cade, 292 Massachusetts Avenue: Looks deceive…Roxy’s hides a massive, old-school arcade (complete with pinball machines and Pac-Man) and full bar behind the grilled cheese restaurant. This is one of our favorites!

The Field, 20 Prospect Street: An Irish Pub with a sizable back patio to enjoy during the warmer months. Cash only!

Theaters:

ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect Street: Catch an improv, standup, or sketch show five nights a week!

Central Square Theater, 450 Massachusetts Avenue: Home to two theater companies and two theaters, Central Square Theater is a Cambridge gem.