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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The Burren is an Irish Pub in Davis Square with lots of live music and a refreshing paucity of shamrocks on the walls.
Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar
Rosebud is an American spot in Davis Square with a nice bar area and some good pie.
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Diesel Cafe is a popular coffee shop in Davis Square with, interestingly, some pool tables.
Gracenote is a tiny Downtown coffee shop with standing room only - and very good coffee.
The Little Crêpe Café
The Little Crêpe Café is a coffee shop in Cambridge with a lot of great sweet and savory options.
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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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