Dive Bar - Best of 2016

Published Jun 23, 2016

Beer served in cans and peanut shells on the floor your thing? Where's your favorite dive?

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Paddy's Lunch

Voters Love

"Always a good time!!! I've met some of the BEST friends there, that I know I'll have for life! ? thank you to Ruth..." via Eileen M.

Find It
260 Walden St Cambridge MA 02138
  • Paddy's Lunch, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 260 Walden St  Huron Village Cambridge  MA 02138
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    260 Walden St , Huron Village Cambridge , MA
  • CornerPub Boston, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 162 Lincoln Street South Boston Boston MA 02111
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    162 Lincoln Street, Leather District Boston, MA
  • The Tam, Nightlife, Dive Bar, Trivia Night, Beer Bar, 222 Tremont St Chinatown Boston MA 02116
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    222 Tremont St, Chinatown Boston, MA
  • Sligo Pub, Boston Nightlife, Dive Bar Irish Pub Neighborhood Bar, 237 Elm St Somerville MA 02144
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    237 Elm St, North Cambridge Somerville, MA
  • Charlie's Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, Burger, Dive Bar, Outdoor Drinks, 10 Eliot St Harvard Square Cambridge MA 02138
    Nominee for: Dive Bar, Patio Bar
    10 Eliot St, Harvard Square Cambridge, MA
  • Biddy Early's, Nightlife, After-Work Watering Hole, Dive Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 141 Pearl St Financial District Boston MA 02110
    141 Pearl St, Financial District Boston, MA
  • Silhouette Cocktail Lounge, Boston Nightlife, Dive Bar Neighborhood Bar, 200 Brighton Ave Boston MA 02134
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    200 Brighton Ave, Allston/Brighton Boston, MA
  • Delux Cafe, Nightlife, Restaurants, Dive Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Traditional American, 100 Chandler St South End Boston MA 02116
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    100 Chandler St, South End Boston, MA
  • The Banshee, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 934 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02125
    Nominee for: Dive Bar, Irish Pub
    934 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA
  • Red Hat, Boston Nightlife, College Bar Neighborhood Bar, 9 Bowdoin St Boston MA 02114
    10. Red Hat
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    9 Bowdoin St, Beacon Hill Boston, MA
  • People's Republik, Boston Nightlife Restaurants, Beer Bar Beer Selection Dive Bar Hot Dog Neighborhood Bar, 876 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    876 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • The Dugout, Nightlife, College Bar, Dive Bar, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 722 Commonwealth Ave Fenway/Kenmore Boston MA 02215
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    722 Commonwealth Ave, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Hub Pub, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 18 Province St Boston MA 02108
    11. Hub Pub
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    18 Province St, Downtown Boston, MA
  • Beacon Hill Pub, Boston Nightlife, Dive Bar Neighborhood Bar, 149 Charles St Boston MA 02114
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    149 Charles St, Beacon Hill Boston, MA
  • Model Cafe, Boston Nightlife, Dive Bar Neighborhood Bar, 7 N Beacon St Boston MA 02134
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    7 N Beacon St, Allston/Brighton Boston, MA
  • Harry's Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 1430 Commonwealth Ave Allston/Brighton Brighton MA 02135
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1430 Commonwealth Ave, Allston/Brighton Brighton, MA
  • Newtowne Grille Food & Spirits, Nightlife, Food, Trivia Night, Wings, After-Work Watering Hole, Dive Bar, Sports Bar, 1945 Massachusetts Ave Porter Square Cambridge MA 02140
    Nominee for: Trivia Night, Dive Bar
    1945 Massachusetts Ave, Porter Square Cambridge, MA
  • Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1130 Dorchester Ave, World Map Boston, MA
  • Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1402 Beacon Street, Coolidge Corner Brookline, MA
  • The Crossing Bar, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 1592 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1592 Tremont St, Mission Hill Boston, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    714 Moody St, Waltham, MA
  • TC's Lounge, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, Dive Bar, 1 Haviland St Back Bay Boston MA 02115
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1 Haviland St, Back Bay Boston, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    200 Lincoln St, Allston/Brighton Allston, MA
  • Daisy Buchanan's, Boston Nightlife, College Bar Dive Bar Neighborhood Bar, 240 Newbury St Boston MA 02116
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    240 Newbury St, Back Bay Boston, MA
Contest Overview
  • 33,556
    Total Votes
  • 20,225
    Voters
  • 225
    Winners

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