Neighborhood fact sheet: Fenway

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Fenway can get pretty packed when the Red Sox are playing.
Fenway can get pretty packed when the Red Sox are playing. The Boston Globe

This is one of 10 fact sheets meant to give new renters the basic information they need to know about their new neighborhoods. The series covers the 10 neighborhoods in Boston with the highest percentage of renters. You can learn about the rest here: Allston, Brighton, Chinatown, East Boston, Longwood Medical Area, Mission Hill, North End, Roxbury, and West End.

Average age: 22.8

Percent of people with bachelor degrees or higher: 70.9 percent

WalkScore: 92

Public transit options:

Green line stations: Kenmore, Fenway

Commuter Rail Yawkey Station

MBTA bus lines 47, CT2

Highest-rated delivery spot on Yelp*:El Pelón Taquería, 92 Peterborough Street

Highest-rated date-worthy restaurant ($$ or up):Hojoko Boston, 1271 Boylston Street

Highest-rated coffee and tea shop:Pavement Coffeehouse, 1330 Boylston Street

Notable bars:

Yard House, 126 Brookline Avenue

Boston Beer Works, 61 Brookline Avenue

Loretta’s Last Call, 1 Lansdowne Street

Biggest grocery stores:Shaws, 33 Kilmarnock Street

*Delivery restaurants do not need to physically be in the neighborhood in question. They must deliver to an address we chose in the center of the neighborhood.

Apparently move-in day used to be super fun in Boston: