Best of Boston

BEST Hangout

1996 BEST Hangout

Boston Beer Garden

Boston

Parking is always a problem, and they still don’t have an entertainment license, but this joint is emerging as a late-night hot spot for the twentysomething crowd. read more»

1994 BEST Hangout, New

Cafe Eurosia

Boston

A spacious lounge area, eclectic design, a unique menu, and colorful cocktails have put Eurosia on the map of the upscale In Scene. read more»

1994 BEST Hangout, Mellow

Bow & Arrow Pub

Cambridge

There is no pretension at the Bow & Arrow, but there are pool tables, dart boards, inexpensive drinks, and a laid-back mix of locals and the more down-to-earth student crowd. read more»

1994 BEST Hangout, Acoustic

Passim

Cambridge

A surviving gem of the old Harvard Square, Passim draws acts like Suzanne Vega, Jackson Browne, and Jimmy Buffet, as well as the best local talent. read more»

1989 BEST Hangout, Local

The Bostonian Hotel

Power breakfasts for the hacks of tomorrow. read more»

1984 BEST Hangout, After Party

Caffè Paradiso

Boston

The last stop on a café society night. read more»

1983 BEST Hangout, Neighborhood, Emerging

St. Botolph

Boston

Good bar, good food, gentrified ambience. read more»

1983 BEST Hangout, Neighborhood, Traditional

Bohill’s

Chelsea

The old Beacon Café, which journalist Josh Resnek took over and made even funkier. read more»

1981 BEST Hangout, Refugee

Bangkok Cuisine

Boston

Lots of terrific fish, duck, and Thai noodles, along with the hottest condiments in town. From Southeast Asia, with love. read more»