Best Restaurants & Food in Boston 1988

Bars

1988 Best Irish Pub

Sure, its shingled walls are tacky. But you won’t find a better pint of Guinness or better pick-up acoustic Irish music anywhere in the city...

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Food

1988 Best Burgers

Yeah, we know it’s the “Cheers” bar, and it’s full of tourists, but the burgers are satisfying, traditional, and done as ordered. Tell the tourists to take their cameras elsewhere...

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Food

1988 Best Steak

This Chicago import is tucked into a windowless basement where artificial lights play dimply over the dark, gloomy walls—but the chef sure knows what to do with a good slab...

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