Gracenote Coffee – Boston

Gracenote coffee

The team at Boston’s Gracenote Coffee are connoisseurs of the coffee bean. When it comes to locating that hard to define magic in the blend, they are at the top of their game. Perhaps the key element that sets them apart from other small-scale independent coffee shops is their dedication to the wisdom and art behind the bean.

Known for having the best cortado in Boston is one reason to stop in , but really just watching the skill and the precision behind each craft coffee the Baristas put out is truly art in motion. Read about the best Sumatra coffee here.

They have their own roaster on-site

The Baristas at Gracenote appreciate the flavors, while at the same time incorporating their uniquely holistic approach into the roasting process itself. They are constantly devising new and old roasting tools and analytics to each and every last drop of goodness from each bean.

Gracenote has a large wholesale business where they package and sell their rich coffee beans so you can make your own award winning lattes at home. The packaging is sleep, stylish and guaranteed to catch your eye.

The proof is in the taste

The team at Gracenote guarantees both customer comfort and a rigorous, five-star approach to coffee. For them, it’s not just about quenching your thirst and putting a spring in your step- coffee is a way of life.

Believe the hype

There’s nowhere quite like Gracenote in all of Boston. The baristas are not only knowledgeable, but genuinely passionate and enthusiastic about the coffee they serve, so if you want a recommendation just ask! Their fanbase is growing too, more and more people are stumbling across this state of the art coffee hub.  

The location and ambiance is poetry in motion

Their main location is in the heart of the bustling Leather District, nestled between Chinatown, South Station and the Financial District. Aside from the beautiful, natural light that seeps in through the windows, there is plenty to illuminate the mind and spark creativity.

From artwork, woodwork, or pottery to the tasteful eclectic blend of music, you will find this to be an inspiring place to pull out your laptop and get some work done. However, you may just want to delight in the spectacle of the glorious top-of-the-range espresso machine working it’s magic.  

Coffee notes and local, fresh baked pastries

As for the menu, you have probably gathered that when it comes to coffee they are not joking. The Alpha blend, which is Gracenote’s personal take on traditional espresso is offered in daily espresso specials.

They serve a single origin which is rotated daily, so you will never get bored with their assortment of flavors. They offer fresh-baked pastries sourced direct from Cafe Madeleine too, so it’s the perfect place to indulge in a local, buttery croissant.

Coffee delivered to your doorstep

One innovative feature from a business perspective is their ingenious new subscription service. This means you can sign up for either a monthly or biweekly delivery right to your door, so you never have to be without their wonderful coffee!

One visit is never enough for the dedicated coffee enthusiast. If you find yourself in the Leather District, this is a great place to pop in for a craft coffee, a croissant , and with free WIFI, a great place to sit down and get some work done.

Not to mention, they recently opened a second location in Cambridge which offers wine and artisan popcorn. What could be better?


108 Lincoln St, Boston, MA 02111