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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River Bar is an American spot in Assembly Square with a great outdoor space along the Mystic.
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Bourbon Coffee is a coffee shop in Porter Square with decent coffee and a good tea selection.
Gracenote’s second location in Kendall Square still has very good coffee, and there are even seats and wine available.
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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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