Nightlife

Top Choice Sports Bar in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Bleacher Bar

Tucked under the bleachers at Fenway Park, this classy bar offers a view onto center field. It’s not the best place to watch the game, as the place gets packed, but it’s a fun way to experience America’s oldest ball…
Cocktail Bar in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Hawthorne

Located in the basement of the Hotel Commonwealth, this is a living-room-style cocktail lounge that attracts the city’s sophisticates. Sink into the plush furniture and sip a custom cocktail.
Bar in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Lower Depths Tap Room

This subterranean space is a beer-lovers’ paradise, with all the atmosphere (and beer knowledge) of its sister establishment, Bukowski Tavern. Besides the impressive beer selection, the kitchen – under the direction…
Gay in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Machine

This long-standing gay favorite practically guarantees a fun night out, partially because it's two clubs in one, upstairs and downstairs. So there are two different entertainment options nearly every night of the we…
Irish Pub in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Lansdowne Pub

Disclaimer: this place gets packed with college kids on weekends and on game nights. If you can stand the happy, sweaty people, it's a great vibe, especially if the Sox are winning. If you're not into baseball, mayb…
Cocktail Bar in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Eastern Standard

Whether you choose to sit in the sophisticated, brassy interior or on the heated patio (open year-round), you’re sure to enjoy the upscale atmosphere at this Kenmore Sq favorite. French bistro fare, with a hint of N…
Brewery in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Boston Beer Works

Decked out with scads of TVs, which form a ring around the bar, this place is in a prime location – directly across the street from all the action at Fenway Park. Most importantly, there is a rotating menu of 15-plu…
Club in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Bill’s Bar

The self-dubbed Dirty Rock Club is an obligatory stop if you're clubbing on Lansdowne St. Not your first stop, though, as the scene only starts to pick up around 11pm. This scrubby joint is reminiscent of the Lansdo…
Pub in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Cornwall’s

It's not a sports bar, or a dive bar, or a cocktail bar. It's a pub. An English pub. You can tell it's English by the extensive list of English beers, both draft and bottled. It's a friendly, family-run place, with …
Cafe in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Pavement Coffeehouse

Exposed brick walls hung with art create a bohemian atmosphere at this coffee-lovers' dream. Berklee students and other hipsters congregate for fair-trade coffee, free wi-fi and bagel sandwiches, with many veg-frien…