Best of Boston

Best Cocktail Bar

2016 Best Cocktail Bar

Ames Street Deli

Editor’s Note, July 13, 1 p.m.: Ames Street—which merged with its neighbor Study for a combined concept called “Study at Ames” in late June, after press […] read more»
2015 Best Cocktail Bar

Straight Law

Generally, a top-notch cocktail bar attempts to cover all the angles in the wider spirits world. But there’s something to be said for homing in […] read more»
2014 Best Cocktail Bar


After six years spent whipping the city into a craft-cocktail frenzy with its pitch-perfect Manhattan variations and handcarved ice cubes, Barbara Lynch and John Gertsen's […] read more»
2013 Best Cocktail Bar


Drink is a bar of firsts—the first high-profile craft-cocktail joint in South Boston; the first place that some of the city’s top bartenders worked; and, […] read more»