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BEST Bar, Nantucket

2014 BEST Bar, Nantucket

The Nautilus

Nantucket

With Fernet flowing from the tap, this new hot spot attracts an industry crowd. But really, anyone who appreciates a well-crafted drink will enjoy bar manager Clinton Terry’s creative takes on classic cocktails and inventive concoctions featuring house-made syrups, tinctures,… read more »

2012 BEST Bar, Nantucket

The Brotherhood of Thieves

Nantucket

This casual spot offers a three-for-one boozing experience: The bustling biergarten, which features beer, wine, and spirits from Nantucket’s own Cisco Brewers; the relaxed upstairs bar, perfect for kicking back with a cocktail mixed with the island’s own Triple Eight… read more »

2007 BEST Bar, Nantucket

Lola 41

Nantucket

The Pearl bar is so 1999. Named for the latitudinal line on which Nantucket sits, Lola 41 is the newest spot to toast the start (end, middle, whatever) of your island respite. It has ambitious food with Spanish, Italian, Greek,… read more »

2006 BEST Bar, Nantucket
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21 Federal

Boston

Much as we enjoy fighting for a bar stool with sunburned tourists and libidinous and over-lubricated college students, we do sometimes crave a slightly more civilized scene. 21 Federal, inside a classic Nantucket 1847 Greek Revival building, features a sophisticated… read more »