Voltage- Kendall Square, Cambridge,

This corner coffee shop is a fun place to sip coffee and read or do work.  Located near MIT and in a hub of biotechnology, the customer base is mostly college students or business people.  Not only does this shop have impressive art displays, but it also has a huge shelf filled with books for…

Darwin’s- Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

Both locations, hidden just outside the center of Harvard Square, are known for their coffee and sandwiches. Despite the fact that there is a considerable amount of seating, the constant flow of customers causes difficulty in finding a spot to sit.  The coffee and espresso is very strong and bold.  For those who need an extra…

Barismo- Arlington, MA

Many people who think they know a lot about coffee stand corrected once they come to Barismo. This tiny shop is also a roasting location for Barismo Coffee, which sells their products to other coffee shops in Massachusetts. There is very little seating and the wait for coffee can be long, but it is worth…

Sip Cafe- Financial District Boston, MA

Sip Cafe is a tiny spot located in Post Office Square in Downtown Boston.  At first I was taken aback by the small location, but it made the shop cozier, juxtaposing the large financial buildings nearby.  In the summer Sip Cafe has great outdoor seating, but there is also the park with beautiful flowers and…