Best Gay Bar in Boston

1996 Best Gay Bar, Neighborhood

The Boston Eagle


The bar-of-the-moment for the after-midnight local crowd. This small bar with a friendly clientele has recently become a trendy stop after a night on the town…Read More

1995 Best Gay Bar



Eschews trendiness and meat-market aesthetics for a laid-back neighborhood feel. Great videos, movies, and theme nights—not to mention a killer float in this year’s Gay Pride Parade…Read More

1983 Best Gay Bar



Remodeled; on the ground level of a now-attractive hotel in the now-attractive South End…Read More

1974 Best Gay Bar


Since there’s no dancing, this smoke-filled room is a cruiser’s paradise—as long as you’re male…Read More

1974 Best Gay Bar, Older People

The Napoleon Club

The Napoleon Club in Bay Village is both the best and the worst. Known as the Wrinkle Room, Nappy’s or the Geriatrics Institute, the Napoleon Club goes back decades—it’s rumored…Read More

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