These are the 10 most popular coffee shops around Boston, according to check-in data

Where the city’s coffee aficionados get their caffeine fix.

Coffee, sandwiches, and pastries are served at Bloc 11 in Somerville. Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

Whether enjoying an iced coffee on a 60-degree spring afternoon or clasping a large hazelnut latte for warmth during yet another April snow shower — or sometimes both in the same week — Boston loves their coffee. But where do Bostonians go (besides Dunkin’ Donuts, that is) for their beloved java?

Thanks to data from check-in app Swarm, we were able to find out which coffee shops people checked into the most from Wednesday, March 23 to Tuesday, March 29.

For those unfamiliar, Swarm is an app from Foursquare that lets users check in when they visit locations like restaurants, bars, and parks. The app also offers users recommendations based on prior check-ins.


Without further ado, here are the top 10 most-visited coffee shops in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville.

1. Thinking Cup

165 Tremont St., Downtown

2. Bloc 11 Cafe

11 Bow St., Union Square, Somerville

3. Caffe Nero

560 Washington St., Downtown

Manager Brittany Lajoie made a latte at Barrington Coffee Roasting Company in Boston.

Manager Brittany Lajoie made a latte at Barrington Coffee Roasting Company in Boston.

4. Barrington Coffee Roasting Company

346 Congress St., Waterfront

5. Pavement Coffeehouse

1096 Boylston St., Fenway/Kenmore

6. Render Coffee

563 Columbus Ave., South End

7. Wired Puppy

250 Newbury St., Back Bay

8. Simon’s Coffee Shop

1736 Massachusetts Ave., Agassiz, Cambridge

9. True Grounds

717 Broadway, Ball Square, Somerville

10. 1369 Coffee House

1369 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge


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