Boston Nightlife

Bell in Hand Tavern

  • 45–55 Union St. Map It
  • Boston
  • Bars/Pubs

Published 07/13/2016

Fodor's Review

America's oldest continuously operating pub (founded 1795) is named after its original owner, town crier Jimmy Wilson, whose bell-ringing wooden sign still hangs on the wall. On the edge of the Freedom Trail, this glassed-in flatiron pub hosts live bands nightly downstairs, and DJs spin Top 40 for dancers Thursday through Saturday upstairs. The brave may sing at Tuesday-night karaokes, and they offer Sunday brunch and a late-night menu on weekends.

Entertainment Information

Address:

45–55 Union St., Boston, Massachusetts, 02108, USA

Map It

Phone:

617-227–2098

Published 07/13/2016

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.