3.3 min readBy Published On: March 1st, 2011Categories: Book0 Comments on Southie Bars in a Nutshell







Murphy’s Law
837 Summer St
Cool dive bar vibe. Gone Baby Gone filmed at Murphy’s. Cheap beer. 2am last call.

L Street Tavern
658A E 8th St
Good Will Hunting was filmed here. The crowd is hip and happening with a mainly 20’s and 30’s crowd. Great juke box and a fun and lively vibe.

425 West Broadway
Southie’s newest hot spot has specialty drinks and a menu including goat cheese dip and wood fire pizza.  This is the place to be seen.

77 Dorchester Street
This popular spot for 20 somethings is often filled to capacity on a weekend night.  The bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable. 

Local 149
149 P Street
This cozy spot  has gorgeous woodwork, a retro vibe and antique fire extinguishers for bar taps. The menu features comfort food with a spin with favorites like hog wings and mac and cheese fritters.  Their bartenders are second to non and are true mixologists.

Touchie’s Shamrock Pub
501 E 8th St
Cozy Southie Bar filled with a cast . Mixed ages from 20’s to 70’s. Trivia night and entertainment on weekend. Great beer and drink prices.

The Clock Tavern
342 West Broadway
The brother tavern to Shenanigan’s, this bar is a little bit more “hole in the wall”.  Its old school feel is great spot to enjoy a drink and people watch.

80 West Broadway
This popular spot boasts the oldest working draught beer pump in Boston and the proud home of the oldest hand carved bar in America. Also, serves lunch, dinner and a Sunday brunch. Don’t feel like driving – Amrheins will pick you up in the “worry free” shuttle.

Stephi’s in Southie
130 Dorchester Ave
One of Southie’s newer hot spots, Stephi’s has a menu filled with classic comfort food like mac n’ cheese and shepherd’s pie to more sophisticated items like panko crusted ahi tuna.  They also have an extensive signature cocktail list and beers on tap.

Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar
412 West Broadway
This new joint boasts over 25 types of tequila  and has a menu bursting with deliciousness featuring items like fried rock shrimp, tenderloin steak skewers, tuna crude and tacos galore!  Know what else will knock your socks off – Loco’s impressive new decor with its large wooden bar and lighting that creates a little ambiance.

Cornerstone Pub
16 W Broadway
Old-school Southie bar. Karaoke night on Sundays. Great beer and drink prices. Now serving lunch and dinner. Awesome comfort food!

Boston Beer Garden
734 E Broadway
Sleek and contemporary. Mainly 20’s and 30’s crowd. Lots of TV’s to watch a game. Full lunch and dinner menu.

658 E Broadway
Modern and hip. 20’s to 30’s crowd. Martini’s and microbrews available. Full dinner and lunch menu. Awesome sweet potato fries. Tuesday night is Trivia night.

Tom English’s Cottage
118 Emerson Street
Former scary bar – but now a blend of old hard-core Southie and new young transplants. Fun and lively vibe.

The Patriot
471 W Broadway
Very Irish. Great places to watch European soccer matches.

The Junction
110 Dorchester Street
Very, very Irish. Great food and very cozy and friendly vibe. We love that they paint their exterior several times a year to match the seasons/holidays.

332 West Broadway
Cozy and relaxed vibe. Fun crowd ages 20’s and 30’s. Thursday is Karaoke Night. On weekends usually has a DJ spinning.

Seapoint Restaurant
367 E 8TH St
Authentic Southie Bar. Large and spacious. Three pool tables, awesome jukebox. Really delicious steak-tips. Full lunch and dinner menu. Friendly staff. Triva Thursdays.

Moonshine 152
152 Dorchester Ave.
One of the newer bars in Southie, it is comfortable and chic. Fun signature cocktails and delicious food. Dinner served nightly as well as brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Williams Tavern
79 West Second Street
A true Southie bar. It’s gritty and a dive but it’s so much fun! Cheap drinks and beer.

241 A Street
The newest member of the Southie bar scene. It offers a warm and contemporary feel. $9 martinis and beer specials.

Lucky’s Lounge
355 Congress Street
Swanky cocktail lounge daddy-o. Martini bar with live entertainment Thursday – Sunday. Don’t miss their Sinatra Brunch.