Best of Boston

BEST Bar

1985 BEST Bar, for Dates

Any Bar at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on a Warm Evening

Anybody can score there. 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»

1984 BEST Bar, New

Westin Hotel

Boston

Three different bars (two as part of restaurants), each with something to recommend it. read more»

1984 BEST Bar, Honky-Tonk

Blue Star Lounge

Saugus

Out of the way, like any good roadhouse. read more»

1984 BEST Bar, Belongs in Manhattan

Division Sixteen

Boston

But make that lower Manhattan. 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»

1984 BEST Bar, Neighborhood

Crossroads

Boston

Unpretentious watering hole on the fringe of pretentious Back Bay. Safe. You won’t be sorry. read more»