Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable coffee outlets in Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.
1. The Well Coffee House
Topping the list is The Well Coffee House. Located at 2 S. Station, Suite A6 downtown Boston, the community service/non-profit spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, is the highest-rated inexpensive coffee spot in Boston, boasting five stars out of 72 reviews on Yelp.
On the menu, look for cafe au lait, iced mocha, hot chocolate and more.
2. Modern Pastry Shop
Next up is North End's Modern Pastry Shop, situated at 257 Hanover St. (between Richmond Street and Board Alley). With four stars out of 1,859 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers coffee and tea, desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.
Modern Pastry Shop serves up lattes, macchiatos, pastries and more.
3. Render Coffee
Render Coffee, a cafe that offers coffee and tea and more in Back Bay, is another much-loved, cheap go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 479 Yelp reviews. Head over to 563 Columbus Ave. (between Wellington and Springfield streets) to see for yourself.
The menu offerings include malted cold brew, hazelnut lattes, cortados and more.
4. Caffé Vittoria
Finally, there's Caffé Vittoria, a North End favorite with four stars out of 885 reviews. Stop by 296 Hanover St. (between Wesley and Lathrop places) to hit up the Italian spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings on a budget.
On the menu, look for espresso, caffe latte, iced caffe Americano and more.