The 15 Best Irish Pubs in Boston

This corner bar has the dark woodwork, stained glass details, and (often crowded) community atmosphere you’d expect from a classic Boston Irish pub, which is likely why the producers of Good Will Hunting chose to film some of the Oscar-winning movie there.

The Best Irish Pub In Every U.S. State

Irish pubs are pretty much the official bar of Boston, and Good Will Hunting is pretty much the official movie of Boston. That means it doesn’t get more officially Boston than the L Street Tavern, where a scene from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s beloved movie was filmed.

These are the best Irish pubs in Boston

Above all else, Boston has some of the best Irish pubs in all of America. Sure they may not have happy hour or stay open till 4 am but what they do have is plenty of craic and traditional Irish flair. It is also a place where many Irish people call home. There is a deep heritage of Irish culture here which you can find out more about by visiting the Irish Culture Centre…