Best 6 Dive Bars in Boston

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Dive Bars for last. Enjoy the list!


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Everyone deserves an unpretentious space to hang out alone or with friends. You’ll definitely find that in Dive bars in Boston. Boston, therefore, has lots of the best dive bars where you can have an awesome time. All dive bars in Boston are places where you can go as you are, and relax while enjoying your favorite drink.  Boston’s dive bars feature amazing service from bartenders and servers – they probably have the sweetest most considerate staff in all of the masses, always on point. The beer selection in Boston’s dive bars is pretty good and you can get different types of beers from very different places, including some local pours, and they’re all priced reasonably. The dive bars in Boston also feature a decent food menu, state-of-art lighting and sound systems, comfy seats, an awesome atmosphere, and a friendly crowd.

6. Biddy Early’s

Biddy Early’s


Biddys Early’s is a dive bar that opens Monday – Friday  10:30  am – 2:00 am, Saturday  11:00 am – 2:00 am, and Sunday 12:00 pm – 2:00 am. Great dive bar atmosphere with a very kind and attentive bouncer. Friendly and rowdy crowd. A ton of personality at this place. This place is Boston’s best-kept secret.

5. Bukowski Tavern

Bukowski Tavern


Food is good for nerves and the spirit. Bukowski Tavern is renowned for serving the best beer from local, regional, and global breweries since 1998. Bukowski Tavern is located in Dalton Street, Boston. They serve Americana-style cuisine, made with the freshest ingredients in a casual setting.

4. Silhouette Lounge

Silhouette Lounge


Best Dive Bar in the Boston Area. Silhouette Lounge opens Monday – Wednesday 4:00 pm – 1:00 am, Thursday & Friday 3:00 pm – 1:00 am and Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 1:00 am. This place is good when you want an uneventful, cheap night. You have a variety of people, some characters for regulars, a varied jukebox, and a convenient location.

3. Sligo Pub

Sligo Pub


A notoriously well-loved dive bar located in the heart of Davis Square, Somerville, USA. It’s small but that just adds to the charm and has a jukebox which is fun. Come here if you’re looking for a low-key night. The Sligo Pub has been around for over 75 years in Somerville, and it’s as good as it gets in terms of Boston-area dives. Despite being in overly trendy Davis Square, Sligo has retained its pre-brogrammer charms and offers refreshingly simple beers. Sligo Pub is all about pretty and affordable drinks and bar food where you can still watch some live sports.

2. Sevens Ale House

Sevens Ale House


This is a classic bar serving beer and wine with a simple bar set up, well-peppered dartboard, perfectly poured pints and decent wines.  Amazingly this is the place on Charles Street where the bartender asks your name and shakes your hand after you order a drink. If you’d like such a type of interpersonal connection then don’t miss out on one of the most comfortable and least pretentious neighborhood bars in the city. The much-loved neighborhood bar attracts a casual crowd that includes local professionals as often as it does working-class folk. This is a local bar supported by local regulars. It has great beer and decent wine and excellent pub food and local people who clearly come in all the time.

1. Model Café

Model Café


Model Cafe features the most chill vibes, a great crowd, friendly staff with an amazing service, and diverse drinks that are awesome vibes.

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In Conclusion

Boston’s dive bars invite you to drink tasty and strong drinks including domestic beers, and hang with decrepit regulars, enabling you to escape your own life narrative. Boston definitely is best known for its no-frills attitude.

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