When it was time to reopen outdoor seating at restaurants in phase two of Massachusetts’s reopening plan, 200 restaurants in Boston that were not equipped for outdoor seating received temporary approval to take over a portion of the sidewalks and street parking to accommodate their guests. Luckily, a handful of South Boston’s best restaurants and bars were included in this approval, and the neighborhood is more energetic than ever.
If you’re new to South Boston and not sure where to go, we’ve listed a variety of options. Here are the top 10 best restaurants & bars in Southie that are a must before summer ends!
SIX WEST – A new South Boston rooftop bar located at 6 West Broadway on the top floor of Cambria Hotel Boston. Enjoy sweeping city views and watch the sun set over Back Bay.
LOCO TAQUERIA & OYSTER BAR – “Rock out with your guac out!” A funky, yet trendy Mexican restaurant & bar located diagonally across the street from Lincoln tavern. Enjoy Loco’s taco’s, margaritas, and some oysters from their raw bar!
CAPO RESAUARANT & SUPPER CLUB – Italian restaurant & Supper Club. Now offering frozen cocktails to go & three different dining spaces!
LINCOLN TAVERN & RESTAURANT – Classic American Tavern located in the heart of South Boston – Try their Wood Fired Pizza’s, Beer, & Crafted Cocktails.
FAT BABY – Asian restaurant & bar offering sushi, Sake, & cocktails!
CISCO BREWERS – Venture out of South Boston and head into Seaport District for a cold beer or frozen wine at Cisco Brewers Nantucket beer garden.
ENVOY LOOKOUT ROOFTOP – See the best views of Downtown Boston from Envoy Hotel’s rooftop lounge and enjoy cocktails and small plates.
THE BROADWAY – A trendy South Boston bar & restaurant located on South Boston’s east side. Offering cocktails to go and open for brunch, dinner, and takeout.
COPPERSMITH – Located on South Boston’s west side, Coppersmith was converted from a former copper foundry to what is now a dining room with food trucks & a raw bar–equipped roof deck.
PLAYWRIGHT – American restaurant & pub located on South Boston’s East Broadway. Filled with music & book references.