Shopping in Arlington MA

Local Shops

Arlington is fortunate to have a great mix of independently owned shops. You’ll find purveyors of art and art supplies, women’s clothing, toys, fine jewelry, hardware, gifts, floral, consignment furniture, and more. Each business district, and the places in between, have their own distinct charm and many areas are accessible from the Minuteman Bikeway.

Where to Shop in Arlington

Dining in Arlington

Arlington MA Restaurants & Dining

Dumplings, barbecue, kebabs, or fresh oysters…you’ll find it all and much more right here. Many Arlington MA restaurants offer outdoor dining and you’ll find comfortable parklets throughout town for enjoying takeout.

Where to Eat and Drink in Arlington

Arlington’s Business Districts

Arlington Center

Arlington Center is the town’s central business district and the western portion of the Arlington Cultural District. With dozens of restaurants, local retailers, two museums, and the Regent Theatre, there’s always something to do in the Center. This neighborhood is at the heart of the Minuteman Bikeway and you’ll find two Bluebike stations, one at Mass Ave. and Broadway and one in the Railroad Parking Lot.

Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights is at the western end of town on the border of Lexington. Skirted by the Minuteman Bikeway, the Heights has many thriving family-owned businesses including several restaurants, a cafe, deli, and specialty retailers. This summer 2021 you’ll find public art in the form haiku on store windows throughout Arlington Heights.

Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights is at the western end of town on the border of Lexington. Skirted by the Minuteman Bikeway, the Heights has many thriving family-owned businesses including several restaurants, a cafe, deli, and specialty retailers. This summer 2021 you’ll find public art in the form haiku on store windows throughout Arlington Heights.

East Arlington

Just over the border from Cambridge, East Arlington is a lively, bustling neighborhood and home to the Capitol Theater, several arts-focused retailers, excellent restaurants, and several galleries. With the Minuteman Bikeway just 1/4 mile away, take a detour to East Arlington for refueling before you head to Harvard Square and beyond!

 Arlington is a great destination for your next day trip. From outdoor recreation, to live entertainment,  dining, or shopping there’s something for everyone in Arlington.

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