Best of Boston

2012 Best Pickup Bar

Woodward at the Ames

When you’re looking for someone to pick up what you’re puttin’ down, try the Ames hotel’s saloon, where a glass-topped bar and stainless steel accents lend an upscale gloss to the robust singles scene. If you’re not ready to chat up a Financial District suit, head for the dance floor—or plot your next move while nursing a motivationally named cocktail, such as the “Skip and Go Naked.”

1 Court St., Boston, 617-979-8200,