Dive Bar - 2011 Winners

Published Jul 29, 2011

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

2011 Winner

1. Silhouette Cocktail Lounge

Voters Love

"Free popcorn, cheap snacks, cheap beer, STRONG and cheap boozy drinks, inviting and friendly staff, fun crowds, ecclectic..."  via Samantha G.

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200 Brighton Ave Boston MA 02134
2011 Runner-Up

2. Red Hat

Voters Love

"Ever looking for a bar like Cheers but for the younger generation? I think this might be it. After goign here in college the..."  via Richard M.

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9 Bowdoin St Boston MA 02114
2011 Finalist

3. The Tam

Voters Love

"best regulars and great bartenders. like a family. so,etimes I even like to go there after class early so it's quiet and I..."  via Michelle G.

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222 Tremont St Boston MA 02116
2011 Finalist

4. Beacon Hill Pub

Voters Love

"BHP is the quintessential Boston dive bar. There aren't many (any?) windows. They've got good, cheap beer. Arcade games..." 

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149 Charles St Boston MA 02114
2011 Finalist

5. Charlie's Kitchen

Voters Love

"Charlie's is a hybrid bar/diner with a lot going for it. Head upstairs if you want more of a bar feel -- they've got more..." 

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10 Eliot St Cambridge MA 02138
Contest Overview
  • 82,572
    Total Votes
  • 26,623
  • 226

The 2011 Boston.com's A-List awards are based on more than 82,000 votes from local Boston-area experts.

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