Best of Boston

1999 Best Pool Hall

Boston Billiard Club

Most of Boston’s pool halls either reek of arrogance—or just plain reek. Yet year after year, Boston Billiard Club preserves its place among the city’s best. This year, even in the wake of a new wave of trendier joints, Boston Billiard still prevails. With 42 tables, a mellow atmosphere, and a hodgepodge crowd with more than just meat on their minds, Boston Billiard keeps on rackin’ ’em up.

126 Brookline Ave., Boston, 617-536-7665,