Everything to Know about Worcester's Webster Square Neighborhood

Posted: September 20, 2019

Bordering Worcester Regional Airport on one end and Hawden Park on the other, Worcester’s Webster Square is a bustling hub of green spaces, delicious restaurants, and local boutiques. Whether you live in the area or are due for a visit, here’s the short list of places to explore while you’re in the neighborhood.

Livia's Dish / 1394 Main Street

All are welcome at this family-owned and operated casual dining restaurant inspired by Italy and the Mediterranean. Dishes are prepared with the freshest seafood and meats and when possible with organic, local produce. A popular brunch spot, Livia’s Dish offers six different kinds of sweet and savory crepes bursting with flavor.

Hadwen Park / 19 Heard Street

Nearly 60 acres of park land can be found at this location, only two minutes from Webster Square. Hadwen Park has many winding nature trails, as well as a long, quick-flowing river that runs from Leesville to Curtis Pond. The park also features a baseball diamond, basketball court, picnic area and playground.

Annie's Book Stop / 65 James Street

A book lovers dream. Annie’s Book Stop has a vast selection of new and pre-owned books of all genres. There is something for every reader, from sci-fi to romance and everything in between. A 10% discount is available to K-12 teachers as well as to university staff, who possess a valid ID.

Ty Cobb Park, 67 James Street

Ty Cobb Park is located on James Street near the Worcester-Auburn line. This park features two little league baseball fields and a softball field. Ty Cobb Park is the home of Ty Cobb Little League, which was established in 1952, being one of the first three Little Leagues in Worcester.

City Line Diner, 1420 Main Street

Balance is the theme at City Line Diner. You can expect sleek ambiance paired with comfort food and a traditional cup of coffee at this location. All the breakfast favorites are available; omelets, eggs benedict, pancakes French toast and more.

Q’s Look Bridal, 1219 Main Street

Look no further for that bridal, prom or Quinceañera dress, Q’s Bridal has got you covered. From that sparkling floor length gown, to a colorful dress that’s easy to dance in, there are many options and styles to accommodate any preference. Menswear options are also available.

Coes Resevoir and Pond, 72 Coes Street

There are approximately five miles of walking trails around the Coes Resevior, perfect for a quick nature getaway. The area consists of 20.79 acres of green and blue space that offers four seasons of premier amenities including the region’s first state-of-the-art, universally accessible, multigenerational park and playground.

Zorba’s Taverna, 97 Stafford Street

With a full bar, patio and plenty of indoor seating within the two dining rooms, Zorba’s is a perfect spot for a weekend date night or group celebration. Try one of their fire-grilled pizzas or Greek meat platters with all the trimmings. You won’t leave disappointed.

Pepe’s Taqueria, 645 Chandler Street

Pepe’s Taqueria, a sister restaurant to Worcester’s El Patron Mexican Restaurant, features made from scratch dishes that boast authentic spices and fresh ingredients. Delicious meat-filled tacos, enchiladas with homemade sauces, overflowing chips and salsa and more. Try the sweet, iced horchata while you’re there; a refreshing rice, cinnamon and sugar drink.

Juicy Seafood, 1269 Main Street

JUICY Seafood specializes in mixing savory and aromatic spices to pair with fresh and succulent seafoods to make the best Cajun Seafood Boil you've ever had. 

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