Murphy’s Law

837 Summer St
Cool dive bar vibe. Gone Baby Gone was 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.

Shamrock Pub

501 E 8th St
Cozy Southie bar with an old-school feel but new and improved.  They have a full bar and they serve food.

Seapoint Restaurant

367 E 8TH St
Authentic Southie Bar. Large and spacious. Awesome jukebox. Really delicious steak-tips. Full lunch and dinner menu. Friendly staff. Trivia Thursdays.

Six West

6 West Broadway
One of the most spectacular views in the neighborhood can be seen from Six West roof top bar! Enjoy heated igloos when the weather is chilly!

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.”

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.


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.

Bar Volpe

170 West Broadway
Karen Akunowicz — James Beard Best Chef Northeast and owner of Fox & the Knife – newest restaurant in the neighborhood!  Bar Volpe features Southern Italian cuisine – think seafood, vegetables and of course, pasta!


332 West Broadway
A mixed crowd of all ages. Serves a menu of classic pub food. On weekends usually has a DJ spinning.

The Clock Tavern

342 West Broadway
The Clock Tavern, once a very dive bar vibe, recently went through a bit of renovation complete with chandeliers and disco balls.

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.

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)! Serving up rustic Italian fare, Capo’s impressive interior features rich wood, two bars, a giant fireplace and the basement featuring live music and dancing!


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.

Hunter’s Kitchen + Bar

110 Dorchester Street
Cozy, friendly vibe featuring a menu of southern comfort food. Nightly entertainment!

Fat Baby

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


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


11 Dorchester Street
This Southie hot spot is located at 11 Dorchester Street and features globally inspired food, creative craft cocktails and an interior that is mid-century meets rustic plus in the wintertime – their atrium is transformed into the Lodge at Publico. 

Tom English’s Cottage

118 Emerson Street
One of the last of the lovable dive bars – a nice blend of old and new residents. Fun and lively vibe.

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!

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!


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

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.

Telegraph Hill

289 Dorchester Street
Telegraph Hill reopened this past year after much anticipation. Enjoy pub food, a full bar in a cozy watering hole vibe.


232 Old Colony Ave
Drawing from our original location on Nantucket, the sandwich shop features sandwiches, salads, fresh juices, açaí bowls, charcuterie and more. “The Bodega” is their liquor store section featuring spirits, beer, seltzers and over 225 facings of wine. Finally, the bar, aka “The Island,” features eclectic, seasonal cocktails and our house-made mixers. Dinner and Brunch are also served!


64 C Street
Located in Ironworks on Old Colony Ave, this Pickleball restaurant and entertainment complex has it all, including live entertainment on weekends!

Shy Bird

12 Old Colony Ave.
Also located in Ironworks, Shy Bird is one of Southie’s newest additions featuring an all-day rotisserie, bar, cafe, and takeaway! Shy Bird’s menu features half and whole chicken, fried chicken sandwiches, burgers, pretzels, salads, burgers, beer, wine, cider, and cocktails. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 8am-10pm

Castle Island Brewing Taproom

10 Old Colony Ave.
Castle Island Brewing taproom is located at Ironworks and features an outdoor patio, bocce court, bar pizza via Bardo’s, and lots and lots of beer!



  1. Neighbor March 3, 2022 at 2:43 pm - Reply

    You forgot The Connection
    560 Dorchester Ave

  2. mplo March 15, 2023 at 12:35 am - Reply

    Is Amrheins still in business? Just wondering, because I heard that the restaurant was sold. A curious, inquiring mind wants to know. I and a friend and neighbor ate there on a couple of occasions. The food was good, too.

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