1.8 min readBy Published On: April 24th, 2023Categories: Eat and Drink0 Comments on 5 Places to Eat/Drink Near the TD Garden

Boston has playoffs fever!

If you’re lucky enough to have tickets to the Bruins or the Celtics games, maybe you want to grab a bite to eat before or after! We’ve rounded up 5 Places to Eat/Drink near the Garden.

Ward 8

Just a quick walk to the TD Garden, Ward 8 offers everything from cheesy bacon fries, a soft pretzel with cheese dip, flatbreads, a chicken sandwich, and a double cheeseburger on their menu.  Perfect for pre-gaming.  Ward 8 also serves fun cocktails and beer and wine! Reservations are recommended!  Check out their website here! 

West End Johnny’s

A local favorite, West End Johnny’s, is located on Portland Street – just a stone’s throw away from the Garden.  The menu features spicy honey wings, chili dip, burgers, salads, and more!  You can check out the full menu here! 

Banner’s Kitchen + Tap

Come for the 60 TVs throughout the space and the biggest screen in the Northeast, measuring at 40 feet. Stay for the signature Nachos and 30 rotating beer taps. This mammoth hot spot is located right next to the Garden.  Enjoy game day favorites like loaded tots, short rib sliders, a patty melt, burgers + more!  Save room for dessert too! Check out their website here! 

Tavern in the Square

Tavern in the Square is located right near North Station and features fried pickles, wings, quesadillas, chicken tenders, and plenty of pizzas, perfect for sharing before the game!  You can learn more here! 


Tucked along the waterfront at Boston’s Lovejoy Wharf, next to TD Garden and North Station, Alcove is a cozy neighborhood restaurant.  Enjoy creative and classic cocktails, beer, and wine and Alcove’s menu features coastal New England dishes like oysters, a shellfish platter, and crab cakes, plus burgers, bolognese, Old Bay Crusted Hake and more!  You can see the full menu here! 

Bonus – Harpoon’s Pop-Up Beer Garden

Located at 110 Canal Street, Harpoon Brewery’s Pop-Up Beer Garden opens three hours before each playoff game and serves all your Harpoon favorites!  There are also food vendors like the Sausage Guy and lawn games like giant Jenga and cornhole. 


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