From laid back bars to high-energy clubs, the nightlife scene in Boston has something for everyone. Check out our list of the city's best places to enjoy drinks, dancing and more; we're sure one of these places will suit your mood.
The Black Rose
is the best place to grab a pint in Boston. Touted as the city's premier Irish pub, the Black Rose offers traditional Irish cuisine and beverages. Enjoy favorites like fish n' chips and corned beef along with a pint of Guinness or the bar's own sangria. This popular nightlife hangout also features live music 7 nights a week.
Address: 160 State Street, Boston, MA 02109 - MAP
Phone: (617) 742-2286
Hang out at one of the nation's oldest bars. The Warren Tavern
has been serving beer since 1780 and was a favorite watering hole for historical figures like George Washington and Paul Revere. Now days, this nightlife venue doubles as a restaurant that serves up brunch, lunch, and dinner, including favorites like burgers, shepard’s pie, steak, and, of course, New England clam chowder.
Address: 2 Pleasant Street, Charlestown, MA - MAP
Phone: (617) 241-8142
Grab a beer at Cheers Boston
, “where everybody knows your name”! That's right, this is the bar that inspired the famous TV show Cheers. Food, entertainment, and beer reign supreme at this famous nightlife destination.
Address: 84 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 - MAP
Phone: (617) 227-9605
Four levels of fun await you at Felt Boston
. This nightlife venue features food, billiards, drinks, dancing and more. Lush lounge seating, bright colors, and elements of décor you'd find in a New York City club add even more appeal to Felt's tasty cocktails and vibrant atmosphere.
Address: 533 Washington St., Boston, MA - MAP
Phone: (617) 350-5555
Party at the city's only mega club, Royale
. This club claims to offer “the most luxurious nightclub experience in Boston”; modern décor and amenities compliment the club's atmosphere. For drinks, dancing, and live music, Royale is the best place to be on the nightlife scene.
Address: 279 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116 - MAP
Phone: (617) 338-7699
Toss back a few drinks at The Purple Shamrock
. Just follow the Freedom Trail and it will take you to the doorway here, one of New England's most popular nightlife destinations. Union Street's busiest restaurant serves up award winning New England clam chowder, and a variety of other foods, including seafood and Irish fare. The Purple Shamrock is also a great place to enjoy music and a long night out in Boston.
Address: 1 Union Street, Boston, MA 02108 - MAP
Phone: (617) 227-2060
The place to see and be seen in Boston has been named Gypsy Bar
time and time again. This nightlife hotspot features stylish décor and luxury amenities that have drawn in high profile guests like Tommy Lee, Heidi Klum, The Pussycat Dolls, and others. The club has also welcomed celebrity DJs like Bob Sinclair, DJ Vice, and the late DJ AM.
Address: 116 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116 - MAP
Phone: (617) 482-7799
If you're a fan of electronic and House music, then Underbar
is the ultimate nightlife destination for you. The club features daily themes like Flavor Fridays and Hot Mess Sundays, and has welcomed celebrity DJs to spin on a regular basis. Party here, and you'll be relaxing in an upscale lounge complete with comfortable seating and a unique lighting scheme – the picture-perfect atmosphere for a night on the town.
Address: 275 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02116 - MAP
Phone: (617) 292-0080
For the greatest night ever, the choice destination would be The Greatest Bar Boston
. Seems kind of conceited to refer to itself as the greatest, but you'll find out how this nightlife spot lives up to its name in no time. Part restaurant, part sports bar, part nightclub, The Greatest Bar offers something for everyone, especially you.
Address: 262 Friend St., Boston, MA 02114 - MAP
Phone: (617) 367-0544
Have you heard? Rumor
is one of Boston's hottest nightlife venues. Check out this night club for hot music and cold drinks in an elegant atmosphere. We recommend you be in attendance for the club's weekly Evolution event that has taken place every Tuesday since 1997, making it one of the longest running events on the city's nightlife scene.
Address: 100 Warrenton St., Boston, MA 02116 - MAP
Phone: (617) 482-0931
is proud to bring the nightlife crowds Spring Break all year long. Dance to top 40, hip hop, rock and more, and if you're not digging the atmosphere here, head to the Taboo Lounge next door. Taboo provides cozy seating, pool tables, cocktail service, and the perfect place to relax and enjoy your time out.
Address: 145 Ipswich St., Boston, MA 02215 - MAP
Phone: (617) 437-0300
Latin flavor abounds at Mojitos
Lounge. From the art to the décor and the sultry atmosphere, everything is influenced by the Latin culture. Enjoy live entertainment on select nights, the hottest Latin music along with a few classics, and of course the club's signature mojito.
Address: 48 Winter St., Boston, MA 02108 - MAP
Phone: (617) 834-0552
Address: 110 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02114 - MAP
Phone: (617) 896-2300
Address: 50 Dalton Street. Boston, MA 02115 - MAP
Phone: (617) 437-9999
The Vault Restaurant
Address: 105 Water Street, Boston, MA - MAP
Phone: (617) 292-3355
Address: 955 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 - MAP
Phone: (617) 421-1818
Address: 150 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02114 - MAP
Phone: (617) 722-0161