The Bon’s pick

of bars in Fenway

May 2024 ■
Words by Eleanor Purvis

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The best bars on Boylston Street and beyond

There are so many bars to choose from in Fenway Kenmore. Whether you are looking for a night on the town or simply a relaxed evening out with friends we’ve got you covered. Let us shed some light on the Fenway neighborhood at night.

Our list of the best sports bars near Fenway Park

Boston is renowned for its sports teams, from the Red Sox to New England Patriots and Celtics. Whichever club you follow, you’ll find a sports bar showing the game. We’ve selected some of our favourite bars on Boylston Street and in and around the Fenway neighborhood. So, gather your mates and head out to support your club!

  1. Cask and flagon

    Cask ‘n Flagon

    Located by Fenway Park

    This is a legendary sports bar, known among locals for a buzzing atmosphere, good food and a huge selection of beers. Join the array of Red Sox fans on match day.

  2. Game On!

    Game on Fenway

    Located by Fenway Park

    Lots of screens, a large sports bar with a huge beer list, and an arcade area to stay entertained during downtime. The bar offers a great atmosphere for sports fans.

  3. Bleacher Bar

    Bleacher Bar

    Located inside Fenway Park

    This is a great bar to watch baseball from with the bar offering views of the ballpark. Watch the match from the bleachers.

  4. Tony C

    Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill

    Located in Fenway

    A big sports bar with multiple screens so you can watch live sports to your heart’s desire. Pick up a pub classic and a pint of beer from the selection on tap.

Craft beer enthusiast? Fenway has you covered

In a city with bars on every block it can be hard to work out which establishments are worth trying. Are you on the hunt for great beer? Look no further than these craft beer venues in Fenway this season.

  1. Yard House

    The Yard House

    Situated in Fenway Kenmore

    With over 100 taps this Fenway establishment is known for its extensive beer selection. The bar offers a lively atmosphere and has a diverse range of craft beers from local and international breweries.

  2. burowski

    Bukowski Tavern

    Located in Fenway, Back Bay and Cambridge

    The tavern is a favourite among beer enthusiasts. It has got an extensive beer list, with a wide range of craft beers, and some rare options. The bar offers a laid back vibe, with a warm charm and welcoming staff.

Looking for a venue for a night on the town?

Fenway has some great venues for catching live performances. Enjoy a night out at one of these amazingly fun venues.

  1. House of blues

    House of Blues Boston

    Located near Kenmore Square

    A well-known music venue with gigs covering all genres. Head out to soak up the great atmosphere.

  2. paradise

    Paradise Rock Club

    Located in Allston

    This intimate venue offers a range of live music gigs from indie rock to alternative and emerging artists. It’s a great venue for live music enthusiasts.

  3. Brighton Music Hall

    Brighton Music Hall

    Located in Allston

    The music venue is known for its energetic atmosphere and excellent sound quality. The venue offers a range of gigs to suit all preferences. A wonderful place to branch out and try something new.

  4. Scullers

    Scullers Jazz Club

    Located in Fenway, Double Tree Suites

    Known as a premium jazz venue, hosting local to national talent, in an intimate setting. It is a wonderful spot for jazz enthusiasts and rookies experiencing their first jazz session to enjoy a wonderful live performance.

  5. Lorettas


    Grab your boots and get to steppin' to Loretta's Last Call, Boston's only country venue. Serving southern cuisine

Soak up the Fenway atmosphere at these pubs & bars

Looking for a relaxed place to have a drink? Going to one of the neighborhood pubs or college bars could be just the ticket, and Fenway has some great places to choose from.

  1. Tavern in the square

    Tavern in the Square

    Located in Kenmore Square

    A popular haunt for college students, with a casual atmosphere, pub style menu and affordable drinks. It’s known for being busy during game days and weekends.

  2. Lansdown pub

    The Lansdowne Pub

    Located near Fenway Park

    A lively Irish pub known for its regular live music sets and energetic crowd. Lots of classic pub grub, and an extensive drinks menu to enjoy.

  3. Cornwalls


    Located in Kenmore Square

    A cosy neighborhood bar with a relaxed vibe. It is a great place to unwind with friends after work or class or catch up over a pint.

  4. Sunset Cantina

    Sunset Cantina

    Located in Allston

    This bar is very popular due to its fun atmosphere, late night hours, tex-mex cuisine and extensive tequila menu.

  5. Audubon

    Audubon Boston

    Located in Fenway Kenmore

    A cosy pub offering a laid-back atmosphere with craft beers, creative cocktails, and a wide ranging menu with lots of American comfort food.

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