NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: A new holiday Starbucks cup is viewed on November 12, 2015 in New York City. The coffee giant has come under criticism by some for leaving any Christmas or traditional holiday signage off of the red cup. While Starbucks has said there is no cultural or political message to the design, critics claim that the company doesn't want to offend non-Christians or those who don't celebrate Christmas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

It SEEMS like there is one in every city, every town, and in every corner, in the state. Where ARE Massachusetts TOP Starbucks locations? While I’m Dunk’s guy, if I need a coffee and there’s no Dunk’s near me, I’ll pivot to team Starbucks.  

The Starbucks Story

According to Wikipedia:

The rise of the second wave of coffee culture is generally attributed to Starbucks. They introduced a wider variety of coffee experiences. Depending on the country, most locations provide free Wi-Fi Internet access.

Starbucks was founded in 1971 by Jerry BaldwinZev Siegl, and Gordon Bowker at Seattle’s Pike Place Market. During the early 1980s, they sold the company to Howard Schultz who – after a business trip to Milan, Italy – decided to convert the coffee bean store into a coffee shop serving espresso-based drinks.

Dunkin’s Vs Starbucks

While Dunks interior design is reportedly designed to get you IN and OUT, Starbucks environment offered a new experience, promoting sit-down and stay awhile comfort. Before the Covid-19 work at home, world, many chose Starbucks as their, home, for work, or escape, from work!

While I don’t like paying $5 bucks for a coffee, I am not going to lie. I like the Caramel Macchiato. Just not everyday. 

Where Are They?

According to, there are 94 towns here that have a Starbucks: “To determine the top Starbucks destinations in the state, we looked at the number of stores per 10,000 people and then the total number of stores per town. We required that a town have at least two Starbucks to make the list.”

So, where ARE Massachusetts TOP Starbucks locations?

  • 10. Saugus

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: .8
    Total number of Starbucks: 10

    Saugus loves coffee. Saugus is also the only community to make both of our coffee top town lists, securing the the ninth spot on the top Dunkin’ Donuts destinations ranking according to

  • 9. Woburn

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: .8
    Total number of Starbucks: 12

    It’s a nice town with a lot of cute sections for lunch, dinner and coffee.

  • 8. Hingham

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: .9

    Total number of Starbucks: 2

    $600,000 properties, with coffee to match!

  • 7. Boston

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: .9
    Total number of Starbucks: 54

    Boston of course, has the MOST Starbucks locations. One on every corner.

  • 6. Marlborough

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: 1
    Total number of Starbucks: 4

    Only 1 Starbucks per 10,000 people. Seemed like the were ALL in line this AM.

  • 5. Brookline

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: 1
    Total number of Starbucks: 6

    Birthplace of Conan O’Brien. Maybe we’ll see him there this weekend, home for Easter.

  • 4. Cambridge

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: 1
    Total number of Starbucks: 11

    Harvard Square Starbucks. I was there every weekend, when I lived there.

  • 2. Mashpee

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: 1.4
    Total number of Starbucks: 2

    You may pass this Starbucks on the way to the Cape

  • 2. Hanover


    Starbucks per 10,000 people: 1.4
    Total number of Starbucks: 2

    TWO!!! Hanover is a nice suburb of Boston. See you in the drive through for you commute into town.

  • 1. Westborough

    Starbucks per 10,000 people: 1.6
    Total number of Starbucks: 3

    Westborough has much to offer. Right off the Pike, it’s a great place to live, whether you work in Worcester, or Boston. You can live on some nice lakes and enjoy your coffee.

Sign me up for the 105.7 WROR email newsletter!

Make sure you're in the know on the latest music and entertainment news, plus exclusive prizes, trips, and more!

By clicking "Subscribe" I agree to the website's terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand I can unsubscribe at any time.