Best of Boston

BEST Bar

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 »

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 »

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 »