EST. | 2011
7 Sanborn Ct, Union Square
from our blog
June 12, 2020
Noticed we are out of availability for our mixers? We are updating our mixer ordering system and should have it back up and running by Tuesday to get your mixers in for next week. We'll post on instagram when it is ready!
home bartenders' choice
May 5, 2020
During quarantine, we're selling customized non-alcoholic cocktail mixers. They are available for pick-up or delivery on Friday's. Orders must be placed before Thursday at noon, book using the button hovering on your screen.
daily cocktail videos from Sam!
APRIL 7, 2020
During the bar closure, backbar owner Sam Treadway is posting daily cocktail tutorials on fun drinks to make during quarantine. Check them out on instagram or his YouTube channel. If you like the videos, venmo @backbarunion to donate to the virtual tip jar!
Boston Magazine rates backbar #1 bar in Boston
MARCH 5, 2020
Thank you Boston Magazine for this honor!
"Cocktail connoisseurs flock to this inconspicuous spot, hidden behind a nearly unmarked door, for co-owner Sam Treadway’s seriously artful libations—from whimsical twists on milk punch to drinks highlighting obscure spirits such as Greek mastiha."
backbar awarded a Recommendation badge by Restaurant Guru
AUGUST 5, 2019
thanks, Restaurant Guru, for the endorsement! backbar received the award from a surplus of positive visitor reviews!
thank you thrillist for the great review!
AUGUST 27, 2018
backbar is one of the top 21 cocktail bars in the country according to Thrillist!
Mon-Sun 4PM - 12:30AM
We operate on a first come, first served seating policy.
Please note that it may be exceedingly difficult to accommodate parties of seven or more during peak business hours.
If you have questions, concerns, comments or inquiries about private events please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear from you!