Itching to check out the newest businesses to open in Davis Square? From a Mongolian restaurant to a day spa, read on for the newest spots to land in this area of Somerville.
233 Elm St.
First up is Dragon Pizza. Its thin-crust, New York-style pies come in creative combos like broccoli rabe with white cheese sauce, and a seasonal margherita made with pumpkin, mozzarella and sage. There are always a handful of slices on hand. Non-pizza fans have a range of kebabs to choose from. And for dessert, there's gelato.
With a 4.5-star Yelp rating out 20 reviews, Dragon Pizza has been getting positive attention.
Yelper Michael A., who reviewed Dragon Pizza on October 10, wrote, "Is this the "Great Davis Square Pizza Joint"? The one we've always wanted. Dragon has captured my business for the foreseeable future. "
Marc A. noted, "There used to be a run-of-the-mill pizza place in this location, and these guys took it over. Their pizza is loaded with fresh, tasty ingredients, they have at least five different kinds of gourmet options, and they have all kinds of other awesome accoutrements like homemade gelato and artisan soda."
Dragon Pizza is open from 5 p.m.–midnight on Monday-Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)
Hulun Beir Mongolian Food
7 Holland St.
Next, Hulun Beir Mongolian Food is part of an international chain known for its hot pot dishes, like beef with radish, potato and carrot, or spicy chicken with vegetables. Other house specialties include the Mongolian "burger" made with stewed pork meat, and a cauliflower kebab with Mongolian barbecue flavorings.
Yelp users are still warming up to Hulun Beir Mongolian Food, which currently holds three stars out of 17 reviews on the site.
Yelper Cristina R., who reviewed Hulun Beir Mongolian Food on July 7, wrote, "Fantastic flavors here. All of the foods that we tried were really yummy, with great variety and spice combinations that I hadn't tasted in other cuisines. On those cold winter days that will be here soon enough, it will be just the meal to warm you up."
Yelper Rich U. wrote, "Minimally designed menu and streamlined operation. The food is quick and easy on the tongue. Great for lunch and takeout. Prices are very decent."
Hulun Beir Mongolian Food is open from 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday, and 11:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Cloud9 Massage & Wellness
231 Holland St.
Finally, Cloud9 Massage & Wellness is a new day spa and massage spot. It offers a range of massage styles, from Swedish to Thai, hot stone to herbal compress. The spa also offers facials, and accepts online bookings.
Yelp users are excited about Cloud9 Massage & Wellness, which currently holds five stars out of 20 reviews on the site.
Yelper Gabriel A., who reviewed Cloud9 Massage & Wellness on August 8, wrote, "Their signature massage was fantastic. It included hot stones, pressure, walking, and many other techniques that are hard to find."
Elspeth C. noted, "Best Thai massage I've ever had. Feel about three inches taller! Beautiful environment and lovely staff and therapists."
Cloud9 Massage & Wellness is open from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m.–7 p.m. on weekends.