Boston is a bustling but vibrant city. The ‘City on a Hill’ also has a rich culinary scene with plenty of trendy restaurants and exciting bars. Here are the best bars in Boston for locals and visitors alike. What are your favorite bars in Boston?
348 Congress St.
#Drink is, you guessed it, a cocktail bar, and it’s amongst the trendiest bars in Boston. Craft cocktails are king and made with artisanal ingredients by true professionals. If you need a quick bite, the food is good too, but you know you’re here for the crafty drinks.
Drink to try: There’s no drink menu. Let the bartender make you a custom cocktail.
1271 Boylston St.
This stylish Japanese izakaya offers Asian-fusion food and several sushi rolls, always made to order. And although the food here is excellent, the drinks are on another level. #Hojoko, an extensive sake list, has something for everyone, and they also have Japanese whiskies. The cocktails are tropical and sophisticated.
Drink to try: Sofa King Highball
11 William E Mullins Way
#ShoreLeave offers a fantastic lunch menu, but most patrons come for the bar’s creative and colorful Tiki drinks and Pacific-inspired libations. Sit at the bar for a casual experience, or grab a table for a bite.
Drink to try: Rhode Island Iced Tea
276-278 Newbury St.
#Pallino is a cozy, dim-lit bar with Bostonian vibes. The bar is in the basement of the restaurant Faccia a Faccia, and it’s a secret venue. The specialty here is a natural and organic wine, with a few singular Italian labels you won’t find anywhere else.
Drink to try: La Stoppa Trebbiolo Rosso
354 Harrison Ave.
This fun cocktail bar in Boston is known for its comfort food and cocktails. #LionsTail is not pretentious; on the contrary, it is lively, inviting, and packed with regulars. Expect a young crowd in a beautiful but casual speakeasy.
Drink to try: Whiskey Sour.