EST. | 2011
Open 5pm-11pm Tuesday-Saturday
Currently open at less than half capacity
Please book your reservation below with Resy.
MAY IS STAR WARS MONTH!
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Opening May 5th!
April 28th, 2021
We are opening at less than half capacity on May 5th reservation only. Masks will be required unless eating or drinking and seating will be spread out. We'll be featuring a star wars themed menu for all of May, come join us! Book a reservation with Resy here!
To go cocktails!
July 23rd, 2020
We are so excited to offer you weekly to go cocktails and mixers. You can order them ahead of time using the button hovering on your screen Wed-Fri every week for pick up/delivery on Friday afternoons.
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!
Tuesday - Saturday 5pm - 11pm
Reservations required, mask required, capacity limited
Please email if you have any questions.
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!