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2017 Best Bar, Cape Cod

Land Ho

Orleans
Want a side of local color with your Devil’s Purse pint? Pay a visit to this neighborhood hang, where Cape Cod memorabilia—from family crests to […] read more»
2017 Best Bar, Martha's Vineyard

The Port Hunter

Edgartown
Far more than a wait-list consolation prize, the bar at the Port Hunter is itself a destination, thanks to a dangerously interesting cocktail list—try the […] read more»
2017 Best Bar, Nantucket

Cru

Nantucket
Already an island go-to for its waterfront location and killer raw bar, Cru wins our vote this year for its stacked beverage program. Pick your […] read more»
2016 Best Bar, Martha's Vineyard

20byNine

Oak Bluffs
Martha’s Vineyard is known for many things, from crispy fried clams to breathtaking beaches. But top-notch craft-cocktail bars wasn’t one of them—that is, until 20byNine […] read more»
2016 Best Bar, Nantucket

Ventuno’s Back Bar

Nantucket
The al fresco bar tucked behind Ventuno is less polished than the anchoring Italian restaurant, but that’s part of the charm. With a beachy-casual vibe […] read more»
2016 Best Bar, Cape Cod

Trevi Cafe and Wine Bar

Mashpee
Yes, it’s nestled within the tourist mecca of Mashpee Commons. No matter: Once you step into Trevi, you might as well be on a European […] read more»
2015 Best Bar, Cape Cod

Quahog Republic

Falmouth
You will not leave this boisterous hangout sober. It pours some of the cheapest, strongest cocktails we’ve ever sipped. (At least they’re made with fresh-squeezed […] read more»
2015 Best Bar, Martha's Vineyard

The Port Hunter

Edgartown
If there’s one thing that goes well with great drinks, it’s shuffleboard. The Port Hunter, opened in 2012 by two local brothers, has both, plus […] read more»
2015 Best Bar, Nantucket

Millie’s

Nantucket
With strong drinks, panoramic ocean views, and a shoes-optional vibe, Millie’s has all the makings of the perfect island beach bar. Here longtime locals happily […] read more»
2013 Best Bar, South

Alma Nove

Hingham
Technically speaking, Alma Nove is a restaurant. But why quibble? There are only so many places where you can sit outside next to a giant […] read more»
2013 Best Bar, North

The Dog Bar/65 Main

Gloucester
Folks who come to this beloved local watering hole enjoy its outdoor patio and live music on weekends, and get an added bonus: They can […] read more»
2013 Best Bar, West

The Biltmore Bar & Grille

Newton
Opened nearly 100 years ago as a Prohibition-era speakeasy, this historical spot has remade itself as a fun, lively place to catch up with friends […] read more»
2013 Best Bar, Cape Cod

Nor’ East Beer Garden

Provincetown
The Cape has its share of pubs ready to get you good and sloshed, but if you’d rather savor a drink than slam it back, […] read more»
2013 Best Bar, Martha's Vineyard

Brick Cellar at Atria

Edgartown
Estonian beer, caipirinhas with a citrus twist—this swanky underground bar is not your typical Vineyard watering hole. The drinks are fun, the atmosphereis cozy and […] read more»
2013 Best Bar, Nantucket

Galley Beach

Nantucket
For the ultimate drink with a view, head to this chichi waterfront lounge, plant your feet firmly in the sand, and try a Moscow Mule […] read more»