With five different locations in prominent spots across the city, it’s almost harder to not run into a Union Square Donuts shop. Their maple bacon donut, which comes with a healthy dosing of sliced bacon, is probably their most recognizable treat, though our preference is the fluffy, plain-jane sugar donut, which is made very well. Yeah, sometimes, we’re pretty boring.
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Highland Kitchen is a Somerville neighborhood staple that has good cocktails and fun food.
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Gracenote is a tiny Downtown coffee shop with standing room only - and very good coffee.
Revival Cafe + Kitchen is a great coffee shop in Davis Square with good outdoor space. They also have two other locations in Alewife and Back Bay.
The Square Root
The Square Root is a coffee shop in Roslindale Square with sandwiches, beer and wine, and live music.
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Aeronaut Brewing Company
Just outside Union Square in Somerville, Aeronaut is one of the most fun - and best - breweries in all of Boston.
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