The Coffee Travelers Guide


Let’s explore the amazing coffee shops in Boston.

When we visit a city, the first thing that we do is to locate a coffee shop. Because coffee shops is a happy place for us coffee lovers, do you agree with me? Yes, I know you agree!

If you are around Boston and looking for a place to relax, drink coffee and do your work, or a traveler visiting the city here are 15 Boston coffee shops that are worth to visit.

Loyal Nine

Photo Credits to DAN MCCARTHY | Loyal Nine Address: 660 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02141

With all manner of coffee treats ranging from large cups of cold brew to beautiful glasses of nitro coffee, Loyal Nine has plenty of space for kicking back and enjoying a nice beverage. There’s also free wifi, a hearty lunch menu, and appealing pastries. Weather-permitting, you’ll want to check out the excellent patio.

3 Little Figs

Boston Coffee Shop 3 Little Figs
Address: 278 Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02143

Located in Somerville’s Spring Hill area, this coffee shop is perfect for a weekend morning outing. It has everything from espresso to pour over coffees, macchiatos, lattes, French press, and cold brew, plus a selection of baked goods, teas, and sandwiches. Get the spinach pie and a chai latte.


Cafenation Boston Coffee Shop
Photo Credits to Cafenation | Address: 380 Washington St Brighton, MA 02135

Located in Brighton Center, this coffee shop serves breakfast all day and has a wide selection of teas, coffee, and crepes. Cafenation has free wifi for those in need of a place to work or study.

Cafe Fixe

Cafe Fixe Boston Coffee Shop
Address: 1642 Beacon St Brookline, MA 02445

This place has plenty of coffee to go around, from brewed batches to pour over and espresso, as well as tea. Cafe Fixe serves Barrington coffee and has a lineup of pastries and other treats to accompany its coffee offerings.

Curio Coffee

Curio Coffee Boston Coffee Shop
Address: 441 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02141

Come to Curio for the coffee and stay for the waffles. The small shop is cozy and comfortable for doing some work, if necessary, or for salivating over the Liege-style waffle treats.

Darwin’s Ltd.

Darwin's Ltd. Boston Coffee Shop
Tripadvisor | Address: 1629 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02138

Darwin’s has been around for almost a quarter of a century and operates three locations around Cambridge, including this shop on Cambridge Street. It offers soups, sandwiches, and pastries, in addition to its coffees, which are made with the coffee shop’s own conical brewing system that mimics pour-over in less time.

Fortissimo Coffeehouse

Fortissimo Coffeehouse Boston Coffee Shop
By Sujei L. via Yelp | Address: 365 Somerville Ave Somerville, MA 02143

With free wifi and a lineup of foods that range from acai bowls to chewy, house-made cheese bread, this is a great place to settle in and enjoy a large cup of coffee.

Fuel America

Fuel America Boston Coffee Shop
Facebook Page | Address: 152 Chestnut Hill Ave Brighton, MA 02135

The coffee at Fuel will satisfy any caffeine craving, and its rotating specialty beverages hit the spot. Choose between teas, lattes, and more, as well as a lineup of breakfast and lunch foods. The cafe has free wifi and can get busy during the school year.

In House Café

 In House Café Boston Coffee Shop
Yelp | Address: 194 Harvard Ave Boston, MA 02134

This Allston cafe has free wifi and plenty of study space. There is strong coffee, lattes, bubble tea, and more beverages, plus a host of Middle Eastern lunch and dinner dishes, loaded breakfasts, and pastries.

Jaho Coffee & Tea

Jaho Coffee & Tea Boston Coffee Shop
Yelp | Address: 1651 Washington St Boston, MA 02118

Jaho is a Salem-based roaster with a cafe and a cafe/wine bar hybrid in Boston and a new location in Tokyo. The shop has a signature “scarlet espresso” and a range of coffees sourced from around the world.

P.S. Gourmet Coffee

P.S. Gourmet Coffee Boston Coffee Shop
Yelp | Address: 106 Dorchester St Boston, MA 02127

This Southie, Dorchester, and Roslindale spot has a massive list of flavored coffees and announces its flavor of the day online each day. The shop does not use syrups for flavoring and has a range of breakfast sandwiches to pair with its coffee. It also has raspberry lime rickeys.

Pavement Coffeehouse

Pavement Coffee, Coffee house in Boston
Facebook | Address: 286 Newbury St Boston, MA 02115

With six locations scattered around Boston, Pavement is a fixture of each of its neighborhoods. Known for its bagels and strong coffee, the cafes serve a simple menu of signature items, including sandwiches, pastries, salads, and more. It’s a good place to settle in and do work, but be aware the free wifi is limited to two hours.

Longfellow’s Coffee

Longfellow's Coffee, Boston Coffee Shop
By Alma C. Via Yelp | Address: 284 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02139

Fairly new to the scene is Longfellows, which operates out of Lamplighter Brewing Co. on Broadway in Cambridge. In addition to waffles and Union Square Donuts treats, Longfellows serves espresso beverages, brewed coffee, cold brew (including a mint mojito version) coffee flights, nitro cold brew, house-made sodas, teas, and more.

George Howell Coffee

George Howell Coffee Boston Coffee Shop
By Brigit C. Via Yelp | Address: 505 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

Coffee at George Howell is craft-roasted in small batches every day for optimal taste. Its location in the Godfrey Hotel is a European-style espresso bar with quick-serve coffee, plus a range of espresso beverages, coffee tasting flights, classes, and much more.

Diesel Café

Diesel Café Boston Coffee Shop
By Jay N. via Yelp | Address: 257 Elm St Somerville, MA 02144

From the same owners as Bloc 11 in Union Square, Diesel Cafe has a hefty coffee program, teas, and other beverages, plus sandwiches and pastries and bread that are baked fresh each day at Forge Baking Co., another of the owners’ pursuits in Somerville.