Best of Boston

Best Bar, Neighborhood

2000 Best Bar, Neighborhood

The Good Life, Cambridge

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

Charlestown
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

Anchovies

Boston
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

Boston
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

Boston
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

Doyles

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

Crossroads

Boston
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

Boston
Where the young professionals on the Hill sip the best Bloody Mary's in town. read more»
1981 Best Bar, Neighborhood

Sevens

Boston
Downscale ambience in an upscale neighborhood. Drop in for beer on your way to the Parkman House for supper. read more»
1980 Best Bar, Neighborhood

Longwood Inn

Brookline
Favorite of jocks and alcoholic sportswriters. read more»
1979 Best Bar, Neighborhood

Inn Square Men’s Bar

Cambridge
A perrenial favorite. Great music, extended happy hour, cheap drinks. Not what you'd expect describe as the last word in comfort, however. read more»