You can now book cocktail classes with Sam, or cocktail & spirit tastings in our Closet bar. Click the link to see what's available
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backbar in the top 25 bars in the world
August 24th, 2021
Time Out magazine made a list of the 28 coolest bars in the WORLD and backbar is on it!
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!
Tuesday - Sunday 5pm - 12am
No Reservations, walk-in only, first come first serve. We do last call at 11:15 because we are completely closed at midnight.
Find us through the orange door in the alley between The Independent and Bronwyn
(7 Sanborn Ct, Union Sq)
If you have questions, concerns, comments or inquiries about backbar please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear from you!