These are the most popular bakeries in Boston, according to check-in data

Can you guess which local favorite Swarm users checked into the most?

Flour Bakery has locations in Boston and Cambridge. Aram Boghosian / The Boston Globe

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Boston lays claim to a number of talented bakers. In February, Panera announced that it had invested in the independent bakery Tatte, which is headed by self-trained pastry chef Tzurit Or. And in May, Harvard grad Joanne Chang, the woman responsible for one of Boston’s favorite local chains, won a James Beard Award—a high honor in the culinary world.

In fact, according to data from check-in app Swarm, Chang’s Flour Bakery location in Cambridge is the most visited bakery in the Boston Area.

Using said Swarm data, we were able to see which bakeries were checked into the most by people in Boston from September 15 to September 20. Check out the list below.


1. Flour Bakery + Cafe
190 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

2. Tatte Bakery & Cafe
70 Charles St., Beacon Hill

3. Modern Pastry Shop
257 Hanover St., North End

4. Hi-Rise Bread Company
1663 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

5. Bova’s Bakery
134 Salem St., North End

6. Sofra Bakery & Cafe
1 Belmont St., Cambridge

7. Athan’s European Bakery
1621 Beacon St., Brookline

8. Sorelle Bakery
280 Congress St., Waterfront

9. Tous les Jour
24 Tremont St., Downtown

10. Iggy’s Bread of the World
130 Fawcett St., Cambridge


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