Teele Square

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Teele Square is formed by the intersection of Broadway, Holland Street, and Curtis Street in Somerville.

Teele Square is at the intersection of Broadway, Holland Street, and Curtis Street in Somerville, Massachusetts, a half-mile from Davis Square and the Davis Square stop on the MBTA Red Line, as well as a half-mile from Alewife Brook Parkway (Route 16) and Powder House Square. The square sits on Clarendon Hill, one of the seven hills of Somerville.

The square is within a short walking distance of Tufts University. It is not far from the town lines of Cambridge, Arlington, and Medford.

The square features a wide variety of eateries including Rudy's (Tex-Mex), PJ Ryan's Irish Pub, Broadway Eatery (Pizza), Angelina's Pizzeria, West 7 Bistro (Italian), Sabur (exotic Mediterranean), House of Tibet Kitchen, Masala (Indian), Istanbul'lu (Turkish), True Bistro (Vegan), Magnificent Muffin & Bagel (breakfast only), and Renee's Cafe. There are three convenience stores in Teele Square, a barber, 3 hair salons and a liquor store.

A three alarm fire on October 30, 2011 at approximately 10:00pm broke out in a dry cleaners and destroyed four businesses and a police sub-station in Teele Square. The destroyed businesses are: Hawk Dry Cleaners, Nail Image salon, Kee Kar Lau Chinese restaurant, and Maria’s Italian Cold Cuts.[1]

Several other restaurants and stores, including Orleans Restaurant and Bar and Dave's Fresh Pasta (fresh pasta as well as gourmet groceries and sandwiches) are on the strip of Holland Street between Teele and Davis Square.

Teele Square is also home to Ladder 3 and Engine 6 of the Somerville Fire Department.


  1. ^ Byrne, Matt. "Somerville fire destroys three Teele Square businesses, police substation". Boston.com. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 

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Coordinates: 42°24′12″N 71°7′38″W / 42.40333°N 71.12722°W / 42.40333; -71.12722