Say hello to Gracenote Coffee Roasters, an independent roastery and cafe that brews and serves their own locally roasted beans—and subsequently takes gourmet coffee to the next level. Sip a perfectly creamy cappuccino or knock back a shot of espresso, and admire the petrified wood counters, old-school manual espresso machine and various plants hanging from the ceiling.
Nothing warms you up faster than a strong cuppa joe in the winter, or cools you down faster in the summer than a classic, iced coffee (and the true New Englander may argue that the latter kind of coffee is popular in Boston all year round). Though prolific coffee chains (we’re looking at you, Dunks) ensure that you’re never too far from satiating your caffeine craving, there are a number of Boston coffee shops and cafes worth seeking out for a change of scenery. Here are some of our favorite places to grab the best coffee in Boston. And if you take your java with food, be sure to check out the best donut shops, best breakfast spots or brunch spots in Boston.
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