These are the ten most popular places to eat in Boston right now, according to check-in data

From fast food to fancy feasts, these are the spots to check out in Boston.

A cheeseburger from Eastern Standard. Wendy Maeda/Boston Globe

Whether it’s a quick pastry on the way to work or an elegant weekend dinner date, Bostonians love their food. But which eateries bring in the biggest crowds?

Thanks to data from check-in app Swarm, we were able to find out which places to eat people were checking into the most from March 1 to March 7.

If you aren’t familiar with Swarm, the app from Foursquare lets users check in when they visit restaurants, parks, stores, or pretty much anywhere else they might go in a day. The app also offers recommendations on where else you might enjoy going based on your prior visits.


Here are the top ten spots from the first week of March. As it turns out, some of the most popular brunch locations we profiled last week do pretty well during the rest of the day as well.

1. Shake Shack

236 Newbury Street, Back Bay

2. Row 34

383 Congress Street, Fort Point

3. Legal Test Kitchen

225 Northern Avenue, Seaport District

4. Eastern Standard

528 Commonwealth Avenue, Kenmore

5. Papagãyo

283 Summer Street, Fort Point

6. Flour Bakery & Cafe

131 Clarendon Street, Back Bay

7. Mike’s Pastry

300 Hanover Street, North End

8. Top of the Hub

800 Boylston Street, Back Bay

9. Gaslight

560 Harrison Avenue, South End

10. Thinking Cup

165 Tremont Street, Downtown

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