Coffee shops are an ideal spot for a low key day date or affordable date night. Casual and comforting, it is a great way to find some time to converse and connect. Check out some of our favorite spots for a coffee date in the Boston area and make plans to catch up over a cup soon!
Tradesman Coffee Shop & Lounge
This spot serves up some delicious same day roasted coffee in a comfortable inviting atmosphere. The food is all made in house and is amazing. The infamous stuffed croissants here are more than worth the trip. They also have a bar and a list of specialty cocktails as well (such as their Vanilla Latte with Vanilla Vodka, drip brew and foamy creme liquor). Tradesman is the perfect coffee bar setting for your day or evening date!
58 Batterymarch Street; 617-348-1230
Serving renowned Stumptown Coffee and with ideal Boston locations, Thinking Cup is the perfect spot for a coffee date in the city. They are just steps from Boston Common, on Newbury Street, and in the North End so your coffee date can include a scenic stroll or other fun plans in the city as well if time allows for it! They serve breakfast and sandwiches to enjoy here as well.
165 Tremont Street; 617.482.5555
236 Hanover Street; 857.233.5277
85 Newbury Street; 617.247.3333
Boston Common Coffee Co.
This locally owned and operated coffee shop is located right across from the Boston Common also making it an ideal spot for a coffee date and a stroll around the iconic common as well. They have a full menu and in house bakers with fresh baked pastries and breads to indulge in all day here. A perfect place for a local Boston coffee date is a sweet treat.
515 Washington Street
also at 10 High Street; 617.695.9700 and 103 Canal Street; 617.248.8801
Tatte Bakery and Cafe
Tatte has almost a dozen locations across Boston, Cambridge, and Brookline. All locations have a cozy, beautiful ambience and amazing pastries, croissants, and treats on display for your perfect coffee date. They serve Stumptown drip coffee, cold brew, espresso drinks and more but you absolutely won’t be able to just do a coffee here. A pastry at Tatte is a must on your caffeinated meet up. They have an all day full menu as well and also do brunch on weekends.
multiple Boston, Cambridge, Brookline locations
This cafe serves up specialty coffees and teas in a cozy space with a lively retro vibe. Specialties such as their nutella latte, true mocha or tea ceremonies with fresh herbs and a cinnamon stick are a fun treat. They also serve mediteranean focused fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A fun spot for a date lingering over a delicious warm beverage and a fun casual date spot overall!
900 Beacon Street, Boston; 857.753.4035
383 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton; 617.383.5786
Known for their strong coffee and fresh hand-crafted bagels, Pavement Coffeehouse is the perfect place for a coffee date meet up. There are 8 locations across Boston including a Newbury Street and Fenway location which makes it easy to plan the perfect stop in for coffee wherever you find yourselves in the city.
multiple Boston, Cambridge, Brighton locations
Barrington Coffee Roasting Company
Barrington Coffee Roasting Company has a cafe on Newbury Street and one in Fort Point – both perfect locations in the city to take a break for a coffee date! Their award winning roasts are delicious and this is the place to go for a truly beautiful cup of coffee or espresso with your favorite coffee lover.
346 Congress Street; 857.277.1914
303 Newbury Street; 857.250.2780
Flour Bakery & Cafe
This iconic Boston bakery is a must for a casual coffee date and some of their famous sticky buns, scones, or a sweet treat. There are multiple locations across the city and the menu may vary a bit in each. They also have light breakfast and lunch items all freshly made in house. Indulge in some freshly baked goodness and catch up with your favorite someone!
multiple locations across Boston area
This may be a chain but their multiple locations across Boston and the suburbs, delicious coffee, and self proclaimed “the best espresso this side of Milan”, makes Caffe Nero an ideal easy meeting spot for a lingering coffee date. The cozy Italian coffee shop theme is perfect for casually meeting up for warm drinks and conversation!
multiple locations across Boston and suburbs