79 "Eating At The Bar" restaurants in Boston.
Maybe you forgot to make a reservation for your date, or maybe you just want to dine solo without being surrounded by two-tops filled with other people on dates. Whatever the reason, you probably occasionally find yourself with the need to eat the bar. Here are the restaurants perfect for doing so.
SRV in the South End is a great Italian restaurant with plenty of room, outdoor space, and pasta.
Kirkland Tap and Trotter is a very good casual American restaurant on the Cambridge-Somerville border.
Babbo is an Italian restaurant in the Seaport with some really good pizza.
Puritan & Co. is casual restaurant in Inman Square with an exciting menu of New England based food.
Bukowski Tavern is a bar in Back Bay that looks like a dive but has far better beer than that.
Spoke is a tiny wine bar in Davis Square with small plates that make it worthy of going to even if you don’t like wine.
Tres Gatos is a restaurant and bar in Jamaica Plain that also sells books and records.
La Brasa is a big, meat-forward place in East Somerville that has a good cocktail menu.
The Backroom at Moody’s is a great restaurant attached to a great deli in Waltham.
Select Oyster Bar is a relaxed Back Bay seafood restaurant and bar with a small but very good menu.
The Emory is an American place on the top of Beacon Hill that’s a little better and a little more fun than most places in Downtown Boston.
Lone Star is a tiny bar in Allston that serves big tacos and other good Tex-Mex.
Puro Ceviche Bar is Latin tapas place, and it’s our favorite restaurant on Newbury Street.
Alcove is a West End American restaurant, and one of the only places to eat near the Garden that doesn't have Bobby Orr jerseys hanging on the wall.