Best of Boston

BEST Bar, South

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 fire pit, sip a well-crafted cocktail, and look out over the bay—and this Wahlberg-family-owned spot… read more »

2012 BEST Bar, South

Union Brewhouse

Weymouth

Wood paneling, arcade games, a collection of retro beer cans … hopping onto a barstool at the Union Brewhouse is like sneaking down to your uncle’s basement man cave, circa 1976. Thankfully, the beer selection goes well beyond Bud longnecks… read more »

2005 BEST Bar, South

Eli’s Pub

Scituate

Eli’s is the rare watering hole that is not too cheesy, too pretentious, or too pricey. Tucked off the main room of the Barker Tavern, this candlelit nook has a gleaming mahogany bar that serves a jovial but civilized crowd…. read more »