Best of Boston

BEST Bar

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 »

1983 BEST Bar, Business

A Private Room at the Lock-Ober Café

Boston

The food’s not bad, either. read more »

1983 BEST Bar, Financial District

Brady Pete’s

Boston

No frills. Potent drinks. read more »

1983 BEST Bar, Help

Carlos at the Ritz Bar

Boston

His discretion is matched only by his attentiveness. read more »

1983 BEST Bar, Ethnic

Averof

Cambridge

Belly dancing. Ouzo. And a building that looks like a Middle Eastern version of Vegas. read more »

1983 BEST Bar, Video

13-Up

Boston

State of the art, with imaginative programming by Joe Verange. read more »

1983 BEST Bar, Country Western

Blue Star Lounge

Saugus

A honky-tonk, but as close to the real thing as you’ll get around here. read more »