Sample creative cocktails and get together with the local crowd. Our W Insider suggests the following local hot venues for you to experience during your next visit:
2 WINTER PL.
Yvonne’s is a modern reinterpretation of the supper club – a place that effortlessly flows from dinner and drinks to lounging and revelry, where every visit offers an ever-evolving experience that lets the night take the lead. With it comes an entirely new social experience blending cosmopolitan cuisine with high-touch service in impossibly chic surroundings.
CINQUECENTO ROMAN TRATTORIA
500 HARRISON AVE.
Cinquecento, which translates into 500 in Italian, offers neighbors of this edgy community a contemporary, casual, and energetic Roman Trattoria, perfect for a spontaneous night out or your go-to spot for dinner and brunch.
348 CONGRESS ST.
Renowned Chef Barbara Lynch breaks the mixology mold with her Fort Point establishment. Drink doesn't have a printed beverage menu, as cocktail inspirations vary daily with local produce and libations.
354 HARRISON AVE.
Lion's Tail is a new sleek, high-energy cocktail bar. This cocktail-driven establishment is an urban-chic enclave where good food and good people intersect without pretense or pomp and circumstance. Though cocktails are intended to take center stage, the culinary offering is extremely savory with an amazing crispy crab stuffed falafel and daring chocolate braised beef short rib.
1395 WASHINGTON ST.
The Gallows is a vibrant, welcoming hangout in the neck of Boston’s South End.
Whether you want to stop by for a quick drink and a snack or stop in for a full meal from the weekly changing menu, the Gallows has everything - including a giant Ouija wall. If you'd like a craft cocktail, show us a sign.
271 DARTMOUTH ST.
More than 100 different tequilas are poured at this playful Mexican-inspired restaurant and bar. Lolita is full of red lights, dark corners, and dozens of candles. The menu features Mexican street food favorites and inventive margaritas you won't soon forget.