By the end of the year, San Francisco imports Blue Bottle Coffee and Philz Coffee will give a serious upgrade to Boston’s coffee scene—in the meantime, here’s a few new spots to get your caffeine fix.
Molly Moo’s owner Mohamed Nahas expanded beyond the inventive flavors found at his Southie ice cream shop when he opened Molly’s Farmhouse Coffee in Andrew Square in late February. Choose from more than a dozen coffees that Nahas roasts with essential oils—which means zero sugar in varieties like chocolate peanut butter cup and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
16 Preble St., Boston (617-596-1074) mollymoosboston.com
On May 4, Chicago-based Intelligentsia unveils its Coffeebar and Training Lab in Watertown, pouring beverages like cold-brew coffee and sparkling iced tea, plus seasonal drinks that rotate every three months. Don’t miss opening special Fight or Flight, which mixes an espresso extraction, whole milk and a housemade orange peel simple syrup on ice.
810 Mount Auburn St., Watertown. intelligentsiacoffee.com
Come August, Provincetown’s Kohi Coffee Company quadruples its space when it joins the New Balance World Headquarters at Boston Landing. In addition to an expanded food menu and additional brewing methods such as chemex and siphon, check out their New Orleans-style cold brew, a sweet and chicory-flavored treat served with milk.
130 Guest St., Boston. kohicoffee.com