5.9 min readBy Published On: June 29th, 2021Categories: Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick's Day in South Boston0 Comments

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
This Southie’s 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.

MJ O’Connors

425 Summer Street (Westin Waterfront)
This lively spot features dark wood, a giant bar, great food and late night night bites to share!  Deemed a “Boston pub with an Irish soul,” this local favorite often features live music, creative events and fun giveaways!

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.

Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar

412 West Broadway
This Mexican spot 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.


443 West Broadway
Eh oh eh (in your best Paulie Walnuts voice)! The long awaited Capo – 443 West Broadway – has officially opened its doors. Joining the family of Lincoln and Loco, this new hot spot makes a trifecta of amazing restaurants on that block of West Broadway. Serving up rustic Italian fare, Capo’s impressive interior features rich wood, two bars and a giant fireplace!

Roza Lyons

709 East Broadway
This cozy hot spot might be the most intimate place to watch the Pats!  With 3 large tvs in the bar area, order ups some shareable plates like flatbread, crab cakes or lettuce wraps! Roza Lyons also features an excellent selection of craft beer, wine and craft cocktails,  will be serving up lunch and dinner 7 days a week!

Worden Hall

22 West Broadway
This shiny new spot in the Southie restaurant scene has a large bar covered in pennies.  Comfort food, amazing deep dish pizza and a lively social scene.  Get the scoop! 

The Fox & the Knife

28 West Broadway
The 75-seat restaurant is an “an Italian-inspired neighborhood enoteca that is just a warm, welcoming neighborhood joint.”


40 West Third Street
The impressive interior features reclaimed steel, restored brick, exotic woods, multiple skylights, exposed timbers, and glass garage doors combine to create an air of openness, warmth, and brightness you can’t find anyplace else in the city. This new hot spot has it all –  food trucks, a rooftop raw bar, a giant patio, cafe and a spacious bar and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Broadway

734 E Broadway
Everybody loves The Broadway!  Industrial yet warm, this neighborhood restaurant features wood oven pizza, burgers, appetizers and shareable cocktails.  Lively and fun environment.  Plenty of TV’s to watch the game!


658 E Broadway
The Playwright Bar has been one of the South Boston’s favorite neighborhood bars for over a decade now. They carry a wide variety of draughts, spirits and fine wines. The friendly, sports inspired atmosphere is the perfect place to root for your favorite team while enjoying some solid bar fare. The Playwright also features casual dining area with an extensive menu where there is something for everyone. It is a perfect place to gather for cocktails, dinner or enjoy a weekend brunch.

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 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.
Moonshine is comfortable and chic. Fun signature cocktails and delicious food. Dinner served nightly as well as brunch on Saturday and Sunday.


11 Dorchester Street
The new Southie hot spot is located at 11 Dorchester Street and will feature globally inspired food, creative craft cocktails and an interior that is mid-century meets rustic. The menu features snacks like empanadas, tacos, and bacaliao fritters, pizzettas, small sharable plates of steamed mussels, ceviche, and larger plates like steak frites, bolognese and mahi mahi! Publico also features craft beer and an eclectic wine list. Check out the menu here!

Fat Baby

118 Dorchester Street
This wildly popular spot serves up dumplings, sushi and tropical drinks!

Backyard Betty’s

170 West Broadway
Like your favorite childhood cookout, but better. Now open in Southie! American classics, backyard cookout cuisine, & comfort eats with a wood grill, rotisserie, and smoker.

The Broadway

726 East Broadway
The Broadway is a lively and vast spot. Built in the same great location where the group got its start, this vibrant space takes inspiration from the neighborhood’s hard-working industrial roots. Rough-cut wood and steel-accented concrete act as a foundation for the design that features a variety of communal seating options and two large bars – one built using wood from the original Beer Garden. Other features include a wide-open store front, a wood-fired pizza oven, and an impressive menu that has something for everyone. The Broadway also has an extensive cocktail menu and beers on tap.


588 East Third Street
Located one block from Thirst is an original Southie dive bar – Shannon’s. Full bar, good people.

Tom English’s Cottage

118 Emerson Street
This bar has a great dive-y feel! Awesome jukebox, pool table, a nice balance of old school and new residents.

Croke Park/Whitey’s

268 West Broadway (next to Burger King)
This might be the scariest bar in Southie. Cheap beer and drinks. A cast of characters from 8am until closing.


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