Bars & Clubs

Underground Bar

2018 Winner: Drink

Photo Credit: Brian Samuels


In a world where cocktail menus are turning into novels that require a bartender’s dictionary, it’s even more refreshing to slake our thirst at Barbara Lynch’s decade-old subterranean spirits den—so cool that it doesn’t even have a printed list; guests simply belly up to one of the bar’s six corners, describe what they like and let the imbibing experts do the rest. You’re in good hands as many of this haunt’s bartending alums have gone on to helm their own cocktail programs throughout the city. Bonus points for its only-by-request burger, a spectacular secret bite served nightly in limited quantities.


348 Congress St., Boston • (617) 695-1806