Bloc Cafe is run by the same team behind Diesel Cafe and Forge Baking Company and is located right in the heart of Union Square. The coffee is pretty good and the outdoor patio has a nice plant wall, but we often stop by for the excellent sandwiches. Oh, and to hang out in the bank vault back room.
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Juliet in Union Square is an unpretentious French tasting menu restaurant in a low-key space.
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Flour Bakery + Cafe
Flour is a cafe and bakery with great pastries and a seasonal menu of sandwiches and salads.
Bourbon Coffee is a coffee shop in Porter Square with decent coffee and a good tea selection.
Darwin’s is a big coffeeshop in Kendall Square that also serves beer, wine, and coffee cocktails.
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Field and Vine
Field and Vine is a very good American restaurant in Union Square where you kind of get the idea that the owners spend a lot of time at farms.
Ebi Sushi is a casual sushi spot in Union Square, and it’s just one more reason we’re jealous of people who live in Union Square.
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