Best of Boston

Best Sports Bar

2004 Best Sports Bar

The Baseball Tavern

A reverential silence descends on this spartan tap room whenever the Sox play. The patrons and bartenders alike are true fans, and their passions are […] read more»
2003 Best Sports Bar

Coolidge Corner Clubhouse

A moment of silence, please, for the newly shuttered Sports Depot in Allston, at one time the only true sports bar (thanks to its 70 […] read more»
2002 Best Sports Bar

The Sports Depot

Reigning sports bar champ Sports Depot almost lost its title this year to a cozy little bar in Coolidge Corner—that is, until the latter invoked […] read more»
2001 Best Sports Bar

Sports Depot

Where else can you watch the Red Sox on more than 75 TVs (including one in each rest room), choose from 40 beers on tap […] read more»
2000 Best Sports Bar

Allston Sports Depot

It takes a lot to win the title of best sports bar in this athletically frenzied town. But from the replica Fenway scoreboard out front […] read more»
1998 Best Sports Bar

Good Times Billiards

If you leave your own couch, bathroom, and refrigerator to enjoy a sporting event, then Good Times (aka The House of Fun) is the place […] read more»
1995 Best Sports Bar

Champion’s Sports Bar

When you go to a sports bar, you should feel like a sport. Such is the feeling at Champion’s, where table hockey, free-throwing hoop toss, […] read more»
1990 Best Sports Bar, Major League

Sports Depot

The profusion of television sets and the ambience make the Depot the next best thing to half-court seats at the Garden. And the food’s a […] read more»
1990 Best Sports Bar, Minor League

The Varsity Club

This cozy neighborhood bar and grill is as green as the Monster, as partisan as the bleachers, and as youthful as spring training. And drafts […] read more»
1988 Best Sports Bar

Eliot Lounge

Where the jocks go to watch jocks. read more»
1985 Best Sports Bar

Scotch and Sirloin

Celtics, Red Sox, and a prime rib that rivals neighboring Durgin-Park’s. read more»