247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144
617 776-6896 | burren.com
Top Irish musicians from around the world love to play concerts and sessions at The Burren, which The Irish Echo called “one of the most successful small venues for traditional Irish music on the east coast.” It serves lunch and dinner seven days a week and Irish breakfast Saturdays and Sundays. The Burren is accessible on the MBTA Red Line to Davis Square, and is one block from the Somerville Theater. Be sure to check out the Burren's Backroom Series.
Fiddlers' Green is the resident pub and restaurant located within the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Centre. Serving a wide variety of food and beverage, Fiddlers' Green has a friendly neighborhood atmosphere and a warm welcome for all. Also, great live music during the week as well as karaoke and trivia. Free adjacement parking lot, dance floor and stage, chair lift for handicap accessiblity.
780 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, MA 02125
617-282-7700 | freeporttavern.com
The Freeport Tavern at the Ramada Inn and Comfort Inn, is a great gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. It's got an amazing brunch every Sunday and a great menu during the week, plus music and DJs Wednesday through Saturday. The Freeport Tavern is on the premises with Boston Bowl, Boston's best 24-hour bowling, complete with a pool room, game room, batting cages and more!
Irish Pub at the ICCNE
200 New Boston Drive, Canton, MA 02021
781 821-8291 | irishculture.org
The Irish Cultural Centre Pub is open to the public every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. The Pub offers a full bar and pub menu, including a large variety of drafts on tap. Reservations are required for large parties and available to rent for functions. Live Irish music on Friday nights at 8:00 p.m.
60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108
617 227-8600 | bostonomniparker.com
Located between the State House and City Hall, the Last Hurrah has been the gathering place for Boston’s colorful political pantheon for almost 150 years. The comfortable bar, part of the famous Omni Parker House Hotel, takes its name from Edwin O’Connor’s acclaimed novel about James Michael Curley, the legendary Irish pol known affectionately as the Rascal King and the Purple Shamrock.
Precinct Kitchen + Bar at Loews Boston Hotel
Sample a few spiced warm nuts or an order of Berkshire Prosciutto Wrapped Dates while you sip a Nor’Easter (bourbon, maple and ginger) or a Harvard (cognac, vermouth and bitters). Precinct serves a range of beers from around the world, including local favorites like Harpoon IPA on draft. A well-rounded wine list features many fine choices available by the bottle or by the glass. During the warmer months, make sure to step out onto the sidewalk terrace where you can enjoy all the great things about drinking al fresco—with added privacy, since the patio is just below street level.
240 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453
781 647 0679 | theskellig.com
Following the success of The Burren, The Skellig is the creation of traditional Irish musicians Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello. The sister pub of The Burren, The Skellig has live traditional Irish music seven nights a week lunch and dinner seven days a week and Irish breakfast Saturdays and Sundays. The Skellig is on the Commuter Rail from Porter Sq. The trip takes approx. 12 minutes: Monday-Friday Outbound: every 20 minutes.
One Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210
617 385-4315 | tamobar.com
Named for the Japanese Ash wood seen throughout the soothing space, Tamo’s waterfront location, zen-like ambiance and inviting service combine to create the Seaport District’s top gathering spot. In season, Tamo's terrace is an ideal spot for relaxing after work or gathering with friends while enjoying harborside dining.