Best of Boston

BEST Bar

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»

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, Cheater's

Harry’s Bar

North Andover

Far enough out of town so you won’t get caught. Close enough to get home for dinner. 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»