It’s the Citgo sign of sports bars. A legendary Fenway hangout, the Cask is housed on a busy corner in the shadow of the Green Monster. Multi-generational groups of Sox fans pack the sprawling interior alongside fair-weather college kids and curious out-of-towners. Upscale bar snacks share table space with classic fried treats, and a lengthy beer list ensures there’s something for every taste. During the warmer-weather months, the sidewalk patio is a must for people-watching before or after a game.
Name a city with more championship teams than Boston—we’ll wait. New Englanders love their local teams, all of which have won championships this century—something no other city can claim. But even the most die-hard Boston sports fans can’t always make it to a game and, when such an occasion occurs, there’s nothing better than settling in with a basket of wings, burgers and some local brews to watch the Sox, Bruins, Pats or Celtics on a big screen with your buddies. If good beer, lively company and lots of screens sounds like a good time, then be sure to hit one of the best sports bars Boston has to offer. And if you're in it more for the drinks rather than the sports, check out the best Irish pubs in Boston or best cocktail spots in Boston.
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