Best Bar, North in Boston

2013 Best Bar, North

The Dog Bar/65 Main

Gloucester

Folks who come to this beloved local watering hole enjoy its outdoor patio and live music on weekends, and get an added bonus: They can walk into the adjoining restaurant,…Read More

2012 Best Bar, North

Vics Boathouse at Victoria Station

Salem

Serene by day, sultry by night, and boasting tantalizing harbor views, Vic’s hosts an endless cavalcade of events (open-mike nights, karaoke, and dancing), fueled by an expansive beer list—Pretty Things,…Read More

2011 Best Bar, North

The Grog

Newburyport

Temple to haute cuisine and artisanal cocktails it’s not. But if what you crave is a frosty IPA, good-humored barkeeps, and feisty locals who aren’t afraid to rock an open…Read More

2003 Best Bar, North

The Rockmore Dry Dock

Salem

A yacht club aura sets the tone for the lively crowd that comes here to nosh on lobster, steak, and fried seafood in the Yardarm Saloon while admiring the view…Read More

2002 Best Bar, North

Rockmore Dry Dock

Salem

Teak oars and regatta flags share wall space with retired surfboards and stuffed sharks in this gem of a waterfront tavern, composed of equal parts yacht-club cachet and tiki-bar kitsch….Read More

2001 Best Bar, North

Black Cow Tap & Grill

Newburyport

This well-stocked bar overflows with wines from around the world, and liquors ranging from single-malt scotch and specialty bourbons to sipping rums and tequilas. There are also 20 microbrews on…Read More

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