Charlestown drinking and nightlife

Bar in Charlestown

Pier Six

At the end of the pier behind the Navy Yard, this understated tavern offers one of the loveliest views of the Boston Harbor and city skyline. The food is not that memorable, but it’s a fine place to catch some rays …
Pub in Charlestown

Warren Tavern

One of the oldest pubs in Boston, the Warren Tavern has been pouring pints for its customers since George Washington and Paul Revere drank here. It is named for General Joseph Warren, a fallen hero of the Battle of …
Lounge in Charlestown

Tangierino Lounge

First and foremost, it's a hookah lounge, with plush furniture, ornately carved woodwork, nightly belly-dancing shows and sophisticated flavors of tobacco. A little bit exotic, a little bit erotic (a little bit expe…
Cafe in Charlestown

Zume's Coffee House

This is slightly off the beaten path (aka the Freedom Trail), but locals love it for the comfy leather chairs, specialty lattes and housemade English muffins. Also on the menu: soup, sandwiches and lunchy items. Pai…
Vending Machine in Charlestown

Firehouse Vending Machine

The kind firefighters at Engine Company 50 work in a 19th-century firehouse with the Freedom Trail passing nearby. On most summer days, they open up a bay so that hot walkers have access to a vending machine that se…