10 best after-work drink spots in Boston


Bostons 10 best after-work drink spots 

Working at Boston Offices in the heart of the city means endless options for food and drink spots, but sometimes too many options sometimes results in a rushed and regretful decision. To avoid this, we have compiled a list of our favorite spots surrounding our Coworking Space here at Boston Offices, for you to enjoy an after-work drink. Now, getting happy hour drinks in Boston has never been easier. 

 Sterlings – 60 State St, Boston, MA 02109

Sterling’s is Boston Offices favorite choice for the Perched above the action at Faneuil Hall and nestled in the heart of Boston’s bustling Financial District, Sterling’s is a chic and spacious venue that’s a combination upscale lounge, vintage bar and intimate dining spot. The patio outside features live music and a 360-degree bar that attracts a combination of tourists in flip-flops and T-shirts, well-heeled businessmen and women and downtown revelers looking for an after-work drink or a night on the town. Sterling’s is the spot for your next downtown event or outing! 

The Carrie Nation – 11 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108

A swanky 1920s-inspired setting, including a separate lounge, for upscale New England fare & drinks. Carrie Nation’s signature cocktails are categorized as “Cops & Robbers,” “Drys & Wets,” “Politicians & Power,” and so on. The Beacon Room overlooks the historic Beacon Street, across from the Boston Athenaeum. Perfect for after work drinks. 

The Black Rose – 160 State St, Boston, MA 02109 

This tavern styled upscale pub is one of the older Irish pubs in the area. Famous for their delicious lobster rolls and creamy pints of Guinness, The Black Rose is the perfect spot for casual after-work chats over a great drink and even better appetizers. Once the live music kicks off you’ll forget all about those midweek blues.

Outlook Kitchen and Bar & Lookout Rooftop and Bar  – 70 Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210

If you’re in the mood for some superb views of Downtown Boston then ‘Lookout rooftop and bar’ is the spot for you. Every picture you take will be Instagram worthy here. They have transformed their rooftop deck into a winter wonderland with six big igloo’s to keep your hands warm while sipping  on an ice cold drink. You can also enjoy a drink inside in their bright Outlook kitchen and bar which always has a great buzz about the place.

The Ginger Man  – 148 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

Perfect for lunch, an after-work pint, or an evening with friends, The Ginger Man showcases more than 75 draught beers and IPO whiskeys from around the world along with tempting handcrafted comfort food, burgers, sliders, salads and more! If it’s beer you’re after then this is the place to go – their wide selection of beer is phenomenal. The interior decor and architecture will leave you in awe.

Haley Henry – 45 Province St, Boston, MA 02108

Looking for a unique wine bar? Look no further! In the heart of Downtown Crossing is this cozy, intimate space, an ideal setting to bring coworkers or clients. Enjoy their delicious and creative tapas style appetizers. 

North 26 Restaurant & Bar – Haymarket, 26 North St, Boston, MA 02109

If you’re anything like us and love to ‘people watch’ then this is a spot you’ll thoroughly enjoy. It is a beautifully bright space with large windows, surrounded by busy tourists yet doesn’t at all have a tourist feel inside.

Yvonne’s – 2 Winter Pl, Boston, MA 02108

If it’s a special someone you’re bringing out for an after-work nightcap, Yvonne’s will set the perfect mood. This 1920’s speakeasy has an unforgettable ambiance and there’s great excitement in queuing up in a hair salon not knowing what awaits you inside. An elegant dining room filled with comfy furniture and a diverse menu.

Ward 8 – 90 N Washington St, Boston, MA 02114

The main thing we love about going to Ward 8 is being able to describe exactly what we’re in the mood for and the bartenders will whip me up something spectacular. Ward 8 has a very cozy vibe, with unique and delicious cocktails to choose from.

The Merchant – Downtown Crossing Retail Space, 60 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02110

With over 20 beers on tap this is a brilliant place to bring clients or colleagues. A very relaxed atmosphere with great music and drinks. This is a popular choice for a midweek drink in Boston so it can form quite a crowd.

 Hopefully this list makes life that much easier for you the next time you’re in charge of delegating where the office crowd goes for a drink. I know here at Boston Offices, they are extremely popular among our many groups and teams we have at both our co-working spaces in Downtown Crossing.