Best Bars in Back Bay Boston

Back Bay Boston Bars

Whether you’re looking for an elegant evening or an exciting night on the town, if you’re hungry for BBQ or looking to watch your food be cooked in front of you – with so many bars, Boston’s Back Bay has you covered. But if you aren’t familiar with the area, the sheer number of possible establishments may overwhelm you. With this handy guide, you’ll be able to navigate the plethora of amazing watering holes in no time!

Bukowski Tavern – 50 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115

Since 1998, the Bukowski Tavern offers American style food and a wide selection of beers in a fun, casual setting. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients, great beer, and fantastic service, the Bukowski Tavern has been a popular location for the last fourteen years. The Bukowski Tavern is a cash-only establishment.

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Sun 12:00 pm – 3:00 am
Mon – Sat 11:30 am – 2:00 am


The Corner Tavern – 421 Marlborough St, Boston, MA 02115

Looking for a great meal at a great value, served at a great pace? Head on down to the Corner Tavern. Featuring a cozy and warm downstairs tavern atmosphere, the Corner Tavern serves comforting bar food, like the delicious meatloaf burger. Whether you’re looking to catch the game on TV, or just good food and good conversation with friends, the Corner Tavern has got you covered.

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Sunday – 11:00 am – 3:00 am
Monday – Sat – 11:30 am – 2:00 am


Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar – 271 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116

One of the trendiest spots in the city! Lolita’s specializes in Mexican food and unique tequila drinks. With a chic atmosphere that would be ideal for a romantic dinner, Lolita’s draws big crowds on the weekends, since savvy foodies both local and from afar are eager to visit one of the best bars in Boston. Tuesday is all you can eat tacos!

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Mon – Sun 17:00 pm – 2:00 am


The Pour House – 907 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115

The Pour House boasts that it is the best in Boston – why not see what the buzz is about? With a fun, casual atmosphere and a great selection of beer and drinks, there’s plenty to get excited about. Their menu is more varied than other places, featuring burgers, Mexican, and great deals on brunch. Once you’re a fan, join The Vault, the Pour House’s exclusive members-only club.

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Sun 08:00 am – 1:30 am
Mon – Sat 08:00 am – 1:30 am


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