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Best Sports Bar

2017 Best Sports Bar

Parlor Sports

Somerville
Just because it’s not in the shadow of Fenway doesn’t mean this Somerville staple can’t hang in the big leagues. Catch any game on one […] read more»
2016 Best Sports Bar

Parlor Sports

Somerville
This might be the only watering hole where stat geeks meet regularly to review the finer points of sabermetrics, and where themed events have names […] read more»
2015 Best Sports Bar

Phoenix Landing

Cambridge
This Central Square pub’s many TVs play the Sox, the Bruins, and NFL games, depending on the time of year. But its true draw is […] read more»
2014 Best Sports Bar

Parlor Sports

Somerville
This Somerville mainstay feels as much like a clubhouse as a bar: Everyone knows everyone else, and regulars are quick to welcome newcomers into the […] read more»
2013 Best Sports Bar

Parlor Sports

Somerville
So many sports bars in Boston these days feel like impersonal warehouses, strewn, as they are, with a bajillion giant TVs over a zillion square […] read more»
2012 Best Sports Bar

Phoenix Landing

Cambridge
It’s time to change up your sports-bar rotation. Head to the Phoenix Landing, where soccer—er, football—is almost always on the telly. This pub is Boston’s […] read more»
2010 Best Sports Bar, Patriots

CBS Scene

Foxboro
CBS Scene is perched above the north end zone at Gillette Stadium, allowing fans unrivaled (and yes, unticketed) access to the game-day action. Tailgate among […] read more»
2010 Best Sports Bar, Bruins

Sullivan’s Tap

Boston
Consider yourselves warned: This place features the same rough-and-tumble ethic as the B’s defensemen. Sure, there are other bars with superior viewing experiences, cleaner bathrooms, […] read more»
2010 Best Sports Bar, Celtics

The Four’s

Boston
The next best thing to box seats is a booth at the Four’s. Here, the dining room and bar feature warm woodwork and tasteful displays […] read more»
2010 Best Sports Bar, Red Sox

Jerry Remy’s

Boston
Owned by Mr. Red Sox Nation himself, Jerry Remy’s has upped the ante (and the cholesterol count) for Fenway bars. The TVs are mammoth, and […] read more»
2009 Best Sports Bar

The Four’s

Boston
The most important thing in the most important sports town in America is, aside from victory itself, finding the right place to soak up all […] read more»
2008 Best Sports Bar

The Four’s

Boston
Until the Celtics ended the long drought for the Garden’s resident teams, there wasn’t much cause for hanging around the arena to throw back beers. […] read more»
2007 Best Sports Bar

Game On

Boston
If you’re like us, you can’t stand watching sports without the benefit of booze and high-def. At Game On, two bars amply stocked with top-shelf […] read more»
2006 Best Sports Bar

Game On!

Boston
Big. Small. Flat Screen. Plasma. Game On has so many TVs—70 in all—it’ll always be airing whatever sport you want to watch. The Fenway Park […] read more»
2005 Best Sports Bar

Game On! Sports Café

Boston
We expected nothing less than a perfect score when Patrick Lyons, owner of Kings, Avalon, and Sonsie, launched the new Game On! The hopped-up, multi-media […] read more»