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Common Ground is one of Nightlife.

1. Common Ground

85 Harvard Ave (at Brighton Ave), Boston, MA
Bar · Allston Village · 54 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: DJs are the norm here on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Friday’s “My So-Called ’90s Night” is the most popular night of the week. Music starts at 10 p.m., cover charges may apply; all shows 21+. Leggi tutto.

Great Scott is one of Nightlife.

2. Great Scott

1222 Commonwealth Ave (at Harvard Ave.), Allston, MA
Rock club · Brighton · 42 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: The perfect spot to hear indie and alternative rock bands. Reasonably priced tickets (admission for most shows is between $5 and $12). One of the last 18+ venues in Boston (depending on the show.) Leggi tutto.

House of Blues is one of Nightlife.

3. House of Blues

15 Lansdowne St (btwn Brookline Ave. & Ipswich St.), Boston, MA
Luogo per concerti · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood · 153 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Arrive when doors open & you can get close enough to the stage to scrutinize your favorite artist’s nose rings. Snag space at the iron bars and you’ll feel like a golden god, à la Robert Plant c 1975. Leggi tutto.

Paradise Rock Club is one of Nightlife.

4. Paradise Rock Club

967 Commonwealth Ave (Pleasant St), Boston, MA
Rock club · Allston · 82 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Regardless of what band you’re there to see, the Paradise offers a proximity to the musicians that many clubs don’t. Get your tickets cheaper right at the box office. Leggi tutto.

Bella Luna & Milky Way is one of Nightlife.

5. Bella Luna & Milky Way

284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA
Ristorante americano · Jamaica Plain · 55 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Milky Way is open seven nights a week, and most of them are booked solid: Stump Trivia, live music, open mics, Rock Band karaoke, and of course, dance nights. Night owls: closes at 1 am on weekends. Leggi tutto.

The Middle East Restaurant is one of Nightlife.

6. The Middle East Restaurant

472-480 Massachusetts Ave (Brookline Ave), Cambridge, MA
Ristorante medio orientale · 17 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: A mainstay in Central Square for nearly 40 years, the Middle East has become one of the nation’s—yes, the nation’s—better-known midsize venues for music. Leggi tutto.

Lizard Lounge is one of Nightlife.

7. Lizard Lounge

1667 Massachusetts Ave (btw Wendell & Sacramento), Cambridge, MA
Bar · Neighborhood Nine · 18 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: It’s immediately obvious that the popular club, although serving a tempting variety of food and a long, gem-studded beer list, is all about the music. Leggi tutto.

8. An Tua Nua

835 Beacon St (btwn Miner & Munson), Boston, MA
Bar · Kenmore · 29 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: With its laid-back atmosphere and easy access to campus, An Tua Nua (“the new beginning”) offers good food, cheap drinks, many themed nights, and an inviting dance floor. Check ahead for a cover. Leggi tutto.

TT the Bear's Place is one of Nightlife.

9. TT the Bear's Place

10 Brookline St (btwn Green St. & Mass Ave.), Cambridge, MA
Rock club · 29 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: TT the Bear’s has hosted groups like the Smashing Pumpkins and Indigo Girls before they were hot. With local microbrews and a poolroom just off the bar, it’s a comfortable, convenient spot to unwind. Leggi tutto.

The Publick House is one of Nightlife.

10. The Publick House

1648 Beacon St (st Washington St.), Brookline, MA
Pub ristorante · Washington Square · 150 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This bar and restaurant offers nearly 200 different types of beer and ale, many of them of Belgian and German origin and as hearty as the food they are served with. Just don't ask for a pitcher. Leggi tutto.

T's Pub is one of Nightlife.

11. T's Pub

973 Commonwealth Ave (btwn Babcock & Pleasant), Boston, MA
Pub · Allston · 40 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: The perfect place to watch a game, with 14 monitors ringing the brightly lit room and a 12-foot projection screen giving die-hard fans a chance to see everything, regardless of where they sit. Leggi tutto.

Island Creek Oyster Bar is one of Nightlife.

12. Island Creek Oyster Bar

500 Commonwealth Ave (at Kenmore St), Boston, MA
Ristorante di pesce · Kenmore · 307 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: The raw bar occupies center stage and is unquestionably the main attraction. Nestled between piles of crushed ice are a glistening array of some of the freshest oysters to be had anywhere in Boston. Leggi tutto.

13. Machine

1256 Boylston St. (at Ipswich St.), Boston, MA
Bar per gay · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood · 29 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Although it’s a gay club, you’ll find people of every sexual orientation taking advantage of the excellent music and vibrant dance party atmosphere. Machine Friday is the weekly 18+ dance night. Leggi tutto.

Howl at the Moon is one of Nightlife.

14. Howl at the Moon

184 High St (at Batterymarch St), Boston, MA
Piano bar · Financial District · 65 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Performers at this downtown piano bar play anything from classic oldies to today’s top-40 hits, so don't be shy about requesting anything you'd like to hear using the slips on every table. Leggi tutto.

Gypsy Bar is one of Nightlife.

15. Gypsy Bar

116 Boylston St (btwn Charles & Tremont), Boston, MA
Discoteca · Downtown Boston · 41 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: The décor alone is worth the wait and modest fee. The sultry red-tinged lighting in the front room provides a surreal contrast to the aquariums behind the bar. 21+ only. Leggi tutto.

BU Central is one of Nightlife.

16. BU Central

775 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA
Luogo per concerti · Kenmore · 10 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Because it holds no more than 400 people, BU Central offers an intimate and casual setting, which many of the city’s clubs and music venues don’t. Leggi tutto.

BU Pub is one of Nightlife.

17. BU Pub

225 Bay State Rd (Granby St), Boston, MA
Pub · Kenmore · 22 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: BU Pub is known for its long-standing Knight’s Quest challenge. Patrons must sample all 50 beers on the quest list. Once a person completes the quest, he or she is feted with a knighting ceremony. Leggi tutto.

Brighton Music Hall is one of Nightlife.

18. Brighton Music Hall

158 Brighton Ave (at Harvard Ave), Allston, MA
Rock club · Brighton · 45 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: The venue has a capacity of just over 400, providing a more relaxed, intimate concert experience for fans and performers than you’ll find at some of the city’s other live music clubs. Leggi tutto.

Yard House is one of Nightlife.

19. Yard House

126 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA
Ristorante americano · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood · 131 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Everything about the place is big. That goes for the Fenway area restaurant’s sprawling interior, the menu—with about 150 beers, stouts, and ales—and the portions (come hungry). Leggi tutto.

The Sinclair is one of Nightlife.

20. The Sinclair

52 Church St (at Brattle St), Cambridge, MA
Rock club · Harvard Square · 80 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Whether you're looking for live music or simply an intimate drink and upscale (but not pretentious) gastropub-type cuisine, this venue/restaurant is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Leggi tutto.

Joshua Tree is one of Nightlife.

21. Joshua Tree

1316 Commonwealth Ave (btwn Griggs & Redford), Allston, MA
Bar sport · Brighton · 15 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This sports bar-nightclub hybrid is ideal for watching the game or dancing to house & top-40 music. There's no cover charge and on College Nights (Thursdays after 10) students' drinks are discounted! Leggi tutto.

Beehive is one of Nightlife.

22. Beehive

541 Tremont St (btwn Clarendon & Berkeley St), Boston, MA
Ristorante americano · South End · 260 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This eclectic 21+ venue has nightly music at no charge ranging from jazz to country & everything in between. Its Boho decor & extensive cocktail menu make this South End spot ideal for a classy night Leggi tutto.

23. Drink

348 Congress St (at A St), Boston, MA
Cocktail bar · Seaport District · 240 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Innovative craft cocktails, precision mixology, plus crafty and entertaining bartenders in a renovated warehouse space make Drink the epitome of trendy. Leggi tutto.

Patron's Mexican Kitchen & Watering Hole is one of Nightlife.

24. Patron's Mexican Kitchen & Watering Hole

138 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA
Ristorante messicano · Brighton · 16 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Take a break from long lines at Sunset Grill & venture upstairs for a more lounge-like vibe, comfy seating, fireplaces, pool tables plus foosball. With over 80 craft beers on tap, you can't go wrong. Leggi tutto.

Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen is one of Nightlife.

25. Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen

604 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA
Bar · Roxbury · 60 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Start your night early with live music and high-end Southern comfort food then stay for the 11 pm - 2 am DJ and dance space. Plus, this space offers an all-you-can-eat jazz buffet brunch on Sundays Leggi tutto.

26. The Lower Depths

476 Commonwealth Ave (btwn Charlesgate & Kenmore St.), Boston, MA
Bar · Kenmore · 113 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This cozy bar serves up 150+ bottled beers and 17 rotating drafts & offers classic bar fare. Order the Fenway Frank wrapped in a buttered, toasted bun for just $1. Be warned though, it's cash only! Leggi tutto.

Oberon is one of Nightlife.

27. Oberon

2 Arrow St (at Massachusetts Ave), Cambridge, MA
Discoteca · 29 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Catch "The Donkey Show" every Saturday at 7:30 &10:30 - a modern take on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" full of 70's disco tunes, costumes & a complete glitter-filled interactive experience Leggi tutto.

FROST ICE BAR is one of Nightlife.


Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA
Bar · Downtown Boston · 18 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This Boston-themed bar is made entirely of ice and kept at a constant 21 degrees. They provide gloves & jackets to patrons but be sure to pay ahead - it's too cold inside for credit card machines! Leggi tutto.

ImprovBoston is one of Nightlife.

29. ImprovBoston

40 Prospect St (Mass Ave & Bishop Allen Dr), Cambridge, MA
Comedy club · 32 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Named "Best of Boston" by multiple sources, this comedy club is an ever-changing show that includes games, music, storytelling and audience participation. The results are utterly hilarious. Leggi tutto.

30. The Paint Bar (Boston)

248 Newbury St (Fairfield and Gloucester), Boston, MA
Galleria d'arte · Back Bay West · 6 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This paint-and-sip class allows you to create art while drinking beer, wine, or soda. Copy an original painting with step-by-step instructions that guarantee everyone will create a work of art! Leggi tutto.

Club Passim is one of Nightlife.

31. Club Passim

47 Palmer St (Brattle St), Cambridge, MA
Luogo per concerti · Harvard Square · 22 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This intimate music venue (capacity is roughly 100 people) has been Boston's premiere listening spot for folk, jazz & Celtic music for over 50 years. Shows generally run between $10 - $35 per ticket. Leggi tutto.

Museo Isabella Stewart Gardner is one of Nightlife.

32. Museo Isabella Stewart Gardner

(Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)
280 Fenway, Boston, MA
Museo d'arte · Medical Center Area · 168 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: On the third Thursday of each month, the Gardner hosts a program built around a single theme featuring music, games, lectures, & refreshments. Tickets are normally $15 but are free for BU students! Leggi tutto.

The Squealing Pig is one of Nightlife.

33. The Squealing Pig

134 Smith St (at Huntington Ave.), Boston, MA
Pub ristorante · Mission Hill · 64 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This Irish pub boasts a fully-stocked bar (100+ beers!), hearty grub, a fireplace & unique, lively entertainment each week. Come for the Thursday night folk music and be sure to try the Tuscan fries. Leggi tutto.

Regina Pizzeria is one of Nightlife.

34. Regina Pizzeria

353 Cambridge St (at Harvard Ave.), Boston, MA
Pizzeria · Allston · 37 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This North End staple got its start in 1926 & has since expanded into Allston, where they offer paint nights, live music & dueling pianos. The pizzas are cooked in a brick oven to crispy perfection.

Institute of Contemporary Art is one of Nightlife.

35. Institute of Contemporary Art

100 Northern Ave (at Seaport Blvd.), Boston, MA
Museo d'arte · Seaport District · 122 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Don't miss the ICA's "First Friday" events after-hours on the first Friday of each month. For $15, walk the galleries, take in Harbor views and indulge with cocktails, dancing and tapas. Leggi tutto.

Barracuda Tavern is one of Nightlife.

36. Barracuda Tavern

15 Bosworth St, Boston, MA
Birreria all'aperto · Downtown Boston · 33 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This nautical themed tavern offers flavorful tapas along with a robust beer selection. The disco fries, a mixture of hand-cut fries, cheddar cheese, scallions, bacon bits, & gravy, stole the show! Leggi tutto.

Flatbread Company at Sacco's Bowl Haven is one of Nightlife.

37. Flatbread Company at Sacco's Bowl Haven

45 Day St (btwn Elm & Orchard), Somerville, MA
Pizzeria · Davis Square · 131 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: This candlepin bowling alley offers a gourmet twist on the typical bowling, beer and pizza routine. Their local beers and brick-oven baked pizzas are a great way to fuel up before a game of bowling.

Improv Asylum Theatre is one of Nightlife.

38. Improv Asylum Theatre

216 Hanover St (btwn Cross & Parmenter), Boston, MA
Comedy club · North End · 37 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: Located in the North End, Improv Asylum is one of Boston's most famous comedy clubs featuring a mix of hilarious improv comedy, pre-written sketch comedy and even song-and-dance numbers.

stage american vaudeville nightclub is one of Nightlife.

39. stage american vaudeville nightclub

The Alley (Boylston), Boston, MA
Discoteca · Downtown Boston · 2 consigli e recensioni

BU TodayBU Today: A throwback to 1920's glitz and glam, Stage American Vaudeville Nightclub mixes modern electronic dance music and Gatsby-era decor at one of Boston's newest nightlife destinations.

Boston Button Factory is one of Nightlife.

40. Boston Button Factory

50 Melcher St, Boston, MA
Spazio per eventi · D Street - West Broadway · 1 consiglio

BU TodayBU Today: Boston's Unscripted Musical Project combines hilarious improv and musical theater to create laugh-out-loud, one-act musical on the spot, based on ideas from the audience.