Bars & Clubs

Best-Kept Secret

2014 Winner: Speakeasy at Carrie Nation

Photo Credit: Holly Rike


Psst! Slink through the thick crowd of industry types in the main room of Carrie Nation, named for the hatchet-wielding, barroom-smashing matriarch of the early temperance movement. Down a rear hall, peel back burgundy curtains to reveal a shadowy, speakeasy-style “cocktail club” that opens at 5 pm each night. This cozy hideaway is where the locals go and whiskey flows around billiard tables. Nation herself might succumb to its charms.

Speakeasy at Carrie Nation

11 Beacon St., Boston • (617) 227-3100

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