Nightlife

Cocktail Bar in Downtown & Waterfront

Highball Lounge

Go out to play! Well stocked with board games, the Highball Lounge has yours, whether you're on a date (Connect Four) or in a group (Jenga). The Viewmaster is for looking at the menu, which features local beers, cre…
Cafe in Downtown & Waterfront

Sip Café

Enclosed by glass and surrounded by the greenery of Post Office Sq, Sip Café is a delightful place to stop for lunch or a caffeinated beverage. There's outdoor seating in warm weather, but even in winter, the high c…
Cafe in Downtown & Waterfront

Thinking Cup

There are a few things that make the Thinking Cup special. One is the French hot chocolate – ooh la la. Another is the Stumptown Coffee, the Portland brew that has earned accolades from coffee drinkers around the co…
Cafe in Downtown & Waterfront

Caffe Nero

Italian coffee. Antique Alsatian bar. Comfy couches and cozy fireplace. Cosmopolitan clientele. This place is oozing Old World ambience, and we mean that in the most modern, sophisticated way. Espresso drinks are to…
Gay in Downtown & Waterfront

Alley Bar

If you can find this secret spot, tucked down a pedestrian lane between Washington St and Court Sq, you will be welcomed in. No matter if you are petite, effeminate, female or even straight. This place is known as a…
Club in Downtown & Waterfront

Good Life

The Good Life means a lot of things to a lot of people – solid lunch option, after-work hangout, trivia-night place etc. But the top reason to come to the Good Life is to get your groove on. There are three bars and…
Bar in Downtown & Waterfront

Last Hurrah

It’s now named for the 1956 novel about former Boston mayor James Michael Curley, but the elegant lobby bar of the Omni Parker House hotel was a hallowed haunt for Boston’s 19th-century intelligentsia and politician…
Bar in Downtown & Waterfront

Frost Ice Loft

Don your puffy, insulated parka and enter the coolest bar in Boston. As cold as 21°F (-6°C). This entire place is carved out of ice, including the bar, the furniture and the Boston-themed sculptures. The bar serves …
Irish Pub in Downtown & Waterfront

Mr Dooley’s Boston Tavern

With Irish bands playing traditional tunes from Friday to Sunday and a decent list of appropriate beers, this warm and inviting bar is one of the most welcoming joints in the area. Sit in a wooden booth and linger o…
Club in Downtown & Waterfront

Umbria Prime

On weekends, the upper floors of this Italian restaurant are transformed into a swank nightclub, featuring plush couches, crowded dance floors, an LED wall and a great line-up of DJs. An international designer crowd…