Boston Nightlife

Bell in Hand Tavern

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

Published 07/13/2016

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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.

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

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Published 07/13/2016


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