The first impression you get as you walk in through the doors of The People's Republik is that it may be a political or military den of sorts, thanks to its name and decor. On the contrary, this bar will surprise you with casual ambiance that has made it popular among tourists and natives of Cambridge. Beers offered here are a favorite of the regulars, but you can also take your pick from cocktails, scotch, tequilas, bourbon and whiskeys. Accompany your drink with a quesadilla, fish and chips, sandwiches or a steak.
Tom English's Cottage may not be the typical old-world Irish tavern one may expect, but is a blend of Irish hospitality, food and a modern Boston ambiance. The drinks offered here are delicious, and is sure to please your palate and pocket. You can even carry your own food along, but the fish and chips is a definite must-try. Dart boards, pool tables and Buck Hunter are available to while away your time here. Tom says no to credit cards, so carry ample cash while visiting this watering hole.
This is one Charles Street venue that has not redecorated, yet remained vibrant with a charm all its own. The crowd is lively, pints flow freely, and historical matted portraits and relics from a bygone era surround comfortable worn booths and scattered tables. Dart boards and a juke box are the only signs of modernity. The short pub menu will disappoint anyone craving heavy appetizers. Light nachos and the popular Reuben seem secondary to the assortment of robust to heavy ales on tap. They do carry lighter beers, along with house wines and spirits. In addition, expect crowds and a bit more noise during the weekends.
While there might not be a fireplace at JJ Foley's Fireside Tavern, the ambiance surely is a fiery one. The décor is no-frills, but they have a jukebox churning out music, and dartboards and arcade games around which the crowd huddles. The drinks are delicious and will go easy on your pocket. Foley's doesn't offer food, however, you are free to walk in with your own meal. JJ Foley's Fireside Tavern never fails to offer everyone a good time.
It is no wonder why this dive bar in the Financial District is so popular once you get in. Biddy Early's convivial atmosphere is very welcoming while its dim lights, jukebox and wooden accents have a certain time-honored look to it. You don't need a happy hour to enjoy the drinks here as everything is quite inexpensive and the food though typical pub grub is actually tasty.
If you're looking out for place to feast on cheap drinks in Boston, then look no further than Silhouette Lounge. This diver bar has been operating since the 1960s, offering people with a casual haven for drinking and chatting. While the beers are priced at extremely pocket-friendly rates, you also get free popcorn with it. Pool tables, dart boards and arcade games are available for you and your friends to while away your time at Silhouette Lounge.
Porter Belly's is a friendly pub to enjoy a pint while watching the big game and sharing a plate of hand-cut fries with a friend. The bar has a relaxed atmosphere, a stellar beer selection, a well-stocked bar and a satisfying menu of snacks. Delicious food and a warm, cozy atmosphere make Porter Belly's Pub a fine place for a spot of lunch, or to wind down with a pint at the end of the day. Spend time with your friends listening to music, playing darts or watching sports on their large screen plasma TVs. They have live satellite feeds for rugby, soccer, hurling, and Gaelic Games, and of course, they showcase all major American sporting events too. Food is served until 10pm (6pm on Sundays), so show up early if you plan to eat.
With its checkered floor and wooden accents, J.J. Foley's Bar & Grille proudly carries its Irish heritage. This downtown bar is known for its ales, draft beers and Guinness. Catch a game of rugby or football on their screens. Nosh on their tasty grub which is typical bar food. It is a nice spot to have fun over friendly drinks and banter.