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1985 BEST Bar, Place For a Business Drink (But Not a Deal)

The Last Hurrah

Boston

Bustling, friendly, energized. read more »

1985 BEST Bar, for Dates

Any Bar at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on a Warm Evening

Anybody can score there. read more »

1985 BEST Bar, Place For a Business Drink (And a Deal)

Julien Bar

Boston

Like tippling in a vault. read more »

1985 BEST Bar, Al Fresco

The Harvest

Cambridge

The terrace is beautiful on summer nights, and the food’s fine, too. read more »

1985 BEST Bar, Art

Campus-ManRay

Cambridge

The interior looks like Metro’s, the graphics look like Spit’s, the setting’s Central Square, and the art is, well, different. But it works. read more »

1985 BEST Bar, Neighborhood

Doyles

Jamaica Plain

The owners, the Burkes, obviously know how to have a good time. read more »

1984 BEST Bar, Department Store

Neiman-Marcus

Boston

Tucked away on the mezzanine, with a terrific view of the first floor and just enough privacy for a tête-à-tête. read more »

1984 BEST Bar, Rock

The Channel

Boston

Smart booking policy for live music, and an on-the-water location. read more »

1984 BEST Bar, for Serious Drinkers

J. J. Foley’s

Boston

Ray Flynn has given the establishment a brand new cachet. read more »

1984 BEST Bar, Trysting

The Naughty Knights Club cocktail lounge at the Sheraton-Tara

Braintree

Dark, and just far enough out of town. read more »