Not lucky enough to score tickets to see the Patriots in Foxboro? Rest assured, we’ve rounded up the best spots to catch the game in the Boston area. Pull up a chair, grab a bite and some beer, and enjoy the game all from the comfort of your neighborhood restaurants.
Blackmoor Bar + Kitchen What better way to kick of the Patriots’ season then a burger and cocktail at Blackmoor Bar + Kitchen. Located in Charlestown, this newcomer restaurant is the perfect way to spend an evening with friends dreaming about Gillette Stadium. Have a big group? You can rent out a private room to enjoy the game. blackmoorbar.com 1 Chelsea St., Charlestown, MA
McGreevy’s Boston McGreevy’s claim to fame is that it’s “America’s First Sports Bar.” There’s some truth to this as it first opened in 1894 as a saloon to bring sports fans together. If you want to watch the game with a classic Irish ale, or a local craft brew, McGreevy’s is the spot. www.mcgreevysboston.com 911 Boylston St., Boston, MA
Tony C’s Tony C’s, a local sports bar chain, is named after the Red Sox legend, Tony Conigliaro. It’s only fitting, then, that this bar is filled with Boston pride. With locations in Somerville, Burlington, and the Fenway, Tony C’s is a haven for New England sports lovers. Their towering TVs mean you won’t miss the action. Get there early to grab a seat, then try creative menu options like grilled shrimp and watermelon salad, fish tacos and steak tips. www.tonycssportsbar.com 1265 Boylston St., Boston, MA
Canton Junction Sports Pub For suburban dwellers, Canton Junction is perfect for a family night out. With over 20 TV’s and three bars, there’s room for everyone to mingle over drinks and football. Try out their late night menu of comfort food including fresh wings off the grill– they won’t disappoint! www.junctionsportspub.com 399 Neponset St., Canton, MA
Olde Magoun’s Saloon With 28 draft beers, Olde Magoun’s is a classic saloon-style sports bar that specializes in creative burgers and super cheesy mac & cheese. Can’t make it to Foxboro for the Patriots’ game? Olde Magoun’s will make you feel at home with friendly service, fun atmosphere, and awesome drinks. magounssaloon.com 518 Medford St., Somerville, MA
Hops Test Kitchen & Raw Bar With some of the best food in the area, Hops Test Kitchen is where gourmands should go to watch the Patriots game. Pair your homemade pasta with a beer- they even offer beer flights if you’re more interested in sampling a variety of brews. hopsnscotchbar.com 1248 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA