Sometimes when you’re headed out for dinner you’re more concerned about the fun than the food. In step these Boston locales. While most certainly aren’t five-star for their food – they make up for it in the entertainment.



Howl at the Moon

184 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 292-4695

Ever since Jake Ivory’s closed, Boston has been missing out on dueling pianos. In stepped Howl at the Moon in the summer of 2010 to fill that void. Be prepared for long lines outside this Financial District venue. Once inside you’ll be treated to live entertainment all night long. If you want to be guaranteed a table to eat in comfort, you’ll need to pay to reserve one. Their menu is heavy on the appetizers, with some salads, sandwiches and pizzas. Oh – and they offer drinks by the bucket.



Dick’s Last Resort

Quincy Market Building
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 267-8080

If you’re the serious sort, or easily offended then stay away from Dick’s. Surly servers are their specialty; they actually get paid to be rude, offensive, and humiliate their customers. Someone in your party is sure to end up showered in napkins or wearing a dunce cap. Dick’s menu features ribs, crab legs and wings by the bucket; also a selection of sandwiches, sliders and some basic entrees.



Tremont 647

647 Tremont Street
Boston, MA
(617) 266-4600

Many customers who have ventured to Tremont 647’s PJ brunch rave about the food: lobster mac ‘n cheese, breakfast burgers, grits and homemade pop tarts adorn their menu. And yes; you’re invited to roll right out of bed and come in your PJs. There’s something about the combination of uber-casual attire with dressed-up food that makes it work. Brunch is served weekends starting at 10:30.



The Medieval Manor

246 E Berkeley St
Boston, MA 02228
(617) 423-4900

Travel back in time to the dark ages at this classic Boston dinner theater. Eat a banquet style six-course meal with your hands while the cast of medieval hosts entertains. The menu normally includes bread, mussels, soup, salad and chicken. Meanwhile, raunchy humor abounds and the wine and ale flow freely. The Medieval Manor is best with a group and the whole experience (food, drink and the show) runs about $40/person. And don’t forget to ask permission before heading to the restroom!