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Here’s the sad reality: the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins, and Celtics all have to play road games (and when they’re home, tickets can get expensive). When you can’t physically go to a game but you still want to grab a drink and hang out with other cheering fans, sports bars are a great option. Here are some of the best ones outside of Boston proper.

Read Also: Guide To Boston Sports Bars

Stadium Sports Bar and Grill

232 Old Colony Ave
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 269-5100

Over 30 Plasma screen TV’s, and 3 oversized big screens makes sure everyone sees all the college and professional sports action. There’s also a Stadium in Quincy.

Coolidge Corner Clubhouse

307 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 566-4948

For some 20 years they promised visitors to be a “Superior Sports Bar and Pub.” With 20 LCD HDTV’s, each with its own satellite receiver and Wi-Fi internet access, they certainly back up their motto.

Blarney Stone

1509 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
(617) 436-8223

They’ve been around for more than 30 years and claim to be the first bar in America to sell draught Guinness.

Spirit Bar & Restaurant

2046 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 868-1555

The bar boasts a 10-foot big screen as well as 6 Plasmas to make sure you can always see what’s going on.

The Phoenix Landing

512 Massachusetts Ave
Central Square
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 576-6260

Prides itself on showing international sports as well as the local teams.

Tavern In The Square

730 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 868-8800

There are almost as many locations as there are games to follow. Check out their multiple locations in Cambridge, Allston, Newton and Salem.

Joshua Tree

256 Elm Street
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 623-9910

With 10 flat screens and a giant projection screen, what more could you ask for?


15 Middlesex Canal Park
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 897-4000

Fans have voted it the number one sports bar in the Boston area for a couple of years and counting. It has 37 big screen HDTVs along with a 92 inch projection screen.

Lazy Dog Sports Bar

328 Broadway
Lynn, MA 01904
(781) 477-1988

With ten high definition TV’s and five big screens, it’s the place to be to watch the game.

CBS Scene

200 Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035
(508) 203-2200

Of course we’ll count them in. Located in the shadow of Gillette Stadium with no shortage of TV’s.

-Matt Ledin