Best of Boston

Best Bar, Neighborhood

2000 Best Bar, Neighborhood

The Good Life, Cambridge

The latest addition to Brian O'Neill's growing empire, this new Good Life is perfectly suited to its Central Square location. The decor is, as in [...] read more»
1996 Best Bar, Neighborhood

Warren Tavern

Paul Revere called it his favorite watering hole. George Washington is said to have stopped by for a brewski. Since then, thousands of townies have [...] read more»
1996 Best Bar, Neighborhood

The Brendan Behan Pub

Jamaica Plain
Townies and visitors alike love this little Irish bar in the part of JP known as Hyde Square. The place to grab a Guinness on [...] read more»
1996 Best Bar, Neighborhood


The chicken "parm" is terrific, the drinks are huge, the prices can't be beat, and the serving staff couldn't be friendlier. When Mary, the waitress, [...] read more»
1995 Best Bar, Neighborhood

The Delux Cafe and Lounge

With Didi (formerly of the Blue Room) in the kitchen and cheap drinks at the bar, this lounge has become the South End's favorite place [...] read more»
1994 Best Bar, Neighborhood

The Sevens Ale House

The only people unhappy with the Sevens are those standing in line when a regular patron walks by them and through the door. Some of [...] read more»
1988 Best Bar, Neighborhood

Doyle’s Café

Jamaica Plain
Even though they've pushed out some walls and expanded, this is still the bar that best mirrors its diverse, high-energy neighborhood. read more»
1985 Best Bar, Neighborhood


Jamaica Plain
The owners, the Burkes, obviously know how to have a good time. read more»
1984 Best Bar, Neighborhood


Unpretentious watering hole on the fringe of pretentious Back Bay. Safe. You won't be sorry. read more»
1982 Best Bar, Neighborhood

Bull & Finch Pub

Where the young professionals on the Hill sip the best Bloody Mary's in town. read more»