Best of Boston

BEST Bar

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»

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»