Best breweries in Boston

Check out the top breweries in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Samuel Adams
1. Samuel Adams
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115 local reviews
30 Germania St, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-368-5080
Point of interestFoodEstablishment
Manuel
The Samuel Adams Brewery tours are always a success! You can get to experience the brewing processes, sample t…
Melissa
The Sam Adams brewery now has a tap room where you can sample their new and experimental brews. They also hos…
John
The Sam Adams Brewery is perfect for a Saturday. The tour and drinks are completely free. Afterwards, take th…
1. Samuel Adams
1. Samuel Adams
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115 local reviews
30 Germania St, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-368-5080
Manuel
Manuel
The Samuel Adams Brewery tours are always a success! You can get to experience the brewing processes, sample the goods, and have a great tim…
Melissa
Melissa
The Sam Adams brewery now has a tap room where you can sample their new and experimental brews. They also host a trivia night and other ent…
John
John
The Sam Adams Brewery is perfect for a Saturday. The tour and drinks are completely free. Afterwards, take the party trolley (also free) to…
2. Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
2. Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
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70 local reviews
306 Northern Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-456-2322
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Tom
This is not an activity that you can do with children. When you spend $5.00 you get to tour the brewery and le…
Michael
This is another great local brewery offering tours and tastings located in the Seaport District. Famous for th…
Ben
Great local Boston Brewery, they have a great tour (with open taps) and recently added a beer hall onto the pr…
2. Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
2. Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
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70 local reviews
306 Northern Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-456-2322
Tom
Tom
This is not an activity that you can do with children. When you spend $5.00 you get to tour the brewery and leaner about the brewing process…
Michael
Michael
This is another great local brewery offering tours and tastings located in the Seaport District. Famous for their IPA and UFO beers, they al…
Ben
Ben
Great local Boston Brewery, they have a great tour (with open taps) and recently added a beer hall onto the property, Bring the growlers in …
3. Aeronaut Brewing Company
3. Aeronaut Brewing Company
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54 local reviews
14 Tyler St, Somerville
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 617-987-4236
BarPoint of interestFood
Mark
Aeronaut is my favorite place to go for a drink, and not just because it's closest. They converted an old ware…
Alexander
This cavernous brewery and taproom in Somerville pours pints of the titular craft suds (produced in several va…
Shiyi
My favourite craft brewery in town :) Started by MIT students, it's a fun, laid-back atmosphere (you can even …
3. Aeronaut Brewing Company
3. Aeronaut Brewing Company
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54 local reviews
14 Tyler St, Somerville
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 617-987-4236
Mark
Mark
Aeronaut is my favorite place to go for a drink, and not just because it's closest. They converted an old warehouse into a brewery and are n…
Alexander
Alexander
This cavernous brewery and taproom in Somerville pours pints of the titular craft suds (produced in several varieties) and offers munchies f…
Shiyi
Shiyi
My favourite craft brewery in town :) Started by MIT students, it's a fun, laid-back atmosphere (you can even bring your own food :P). They …
4. Lamplighter Brewing Co.
4. Lamplighter Brewing Co.
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21 local reviews
284 Broadway, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-945-0450
Point of interestFoodEstablishment
Andrew
New brewery in the neighborhood! This place is legit! Their beers are absolutely delicious, and while they don…
Kristin
As local as it gets, this brewery opened in 2016 and has been serving interesting beers ever since. Grab a bee…
James And Oliver
Local brewery just a couple blocks away. Good spot for drinks and games. They also serve coffee/waffles in th…
4. Lamplighter Brewing Co.
4. Lamplighter Brewing Co.
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21 local reviews
284 Broadway, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-945-0450
Andrew
Andrew
New brewery in the neighborhood! This place is legit! Their beers are absolutely delicious, and while they don't have a food option at the m…
Kristin
Kristin
As local as it gets, this brewery opened in 2016 and has been serving interesting beers ever since. Grab a beer flight or a growler - it's a…
James And Oliver
James And Oliver
Local brewery just a couple blocks away. Good spot for drinks and games. They also serve coffee/waffles in the morning. Check out the back…
5. Doyle's Cafe
5. Doyle's Cafe
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62 local reviews
3484 Washington St, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-524-2345
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Jamie
Doyle's is a true JP establishment. It is a true Irish pub and restaurant! The first restaurant in Boston to c…
Ella & Will
Famous JP Irish pub as featured in the Boston movie "The Departed". Good fish and chips. Worth including on an…
Dana
Doyle's is a Boston landmark. Featured in "Mystic River," this bar/restaurant is a favorite of Boston politico…
5. Doyle's Cafe
5. Doyle's Cafe
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62 local reviews
3484 Washington St, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-524-2345
Jamie
Jamie
Doyle's is a true JP establishment. It is a true Irish pub and restaurant! The first restaurant in Boston to carry Sam Adam's beer it has se…
Ella & Will
Ella & Will
Famous JP Irish pub as featured in the Boston movie "The Departed". Good fish and chips. Worth including on any tourist itinerary. Close to …
Dana
Dana
Doyle's is a Boston landmark. Featured in "Mystic River," this bar/restaurant is a favorite of Boston politicos. Catch a free shuttle down t…
6. Night Shift Brewing
6. Night Shift Brewing
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20 local reviews
87 Santilli Hwy, Everett
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-294-4233
Liquor storeStorePoint of interest
Anais
A favorite local brewery. Great sour beers, great variety, great space, outdoor space and food trucks when it'…
Marc
Favorite brewery in the area with lots of seating and it's bring your own food or they have a food truck most …
Julian
Local craft brewery featuring a sprawling taproom with communal tables & a variety of beers.
6. Night Shift Brewing
6. Night Shift Brewing
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20 local reviews
87 Santilli Hwy, Everett
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-294-4233
Anais
Anais
A favorite local brewery. Great sour beers, great variety, great space, outdoor space and food trucks when it's nicer out. There is also a d…
Marc
Marc
Favorite brewery in the area with lots of seating and it's bring your own food or they have a food truck most nights. Rotating taps and gene…
Julian
Julian
Local craft brewery featuring a sprawling taproom with communal tables & a variety of beers.
7. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
7. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
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18 local reviews
283 Derby St, Salem
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 978-238-9060
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Thao
Great place for drinks! Has outside seating area that's right along the water. They also have a skeeball machi…
Alicia
This is a new hot spot in Salem ! A Biergarten, Brewery and Taproom . If you like beer you'll love this place…
Dick And Diane
American session beer production brewery, beer hall, and beer garden in Salem, MA. 21+ or 12 and under with a …
7. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
7. Notch Brewery & Tap Room
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18 local reviews
283 Derby St, Salem
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 978-238-9060
Thao
Thao
Great place for drinks! Has outside seating area that's right along the water. They also have a skeeball machine! And you can bring outside …
Alicia
Alicia
This is a new hot spot in Salem ! A Biergarten, Brewery and Taproom . If you like beer you'll love this place. In season there is outdoor se…
Dick And Diane
Dick And Diane
American session beer production brewery, beer hall, and beer garden in Salem, MA. 21+ or 12 and under with a parent.
8. Ula Café
8. Ula Café
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75 local reviews
284 Amory St, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-524-7890
CafePoint of interestFood
Vasili
If you need some caffeine to start or maintain your day, I highly recommend coming here. Also in the Brewery c…
Maria Elena
Hip coffee shop with homemade patries, sandwiches and soups. A small outside patio. Housed in an old Brewery…
Hilary
In the brewery complex. Good breakfasts and lunch. Veggie and a lot of vegan. Fresh and clean. Full espresso …
8. Ula Café
8. Ula Café
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75 local reviews
284 Amory St, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-524-7890
Vasili
Vasili
If you need some caffeine to start or maintain your day, I highly recommend coming here. Also in the Brewery complex, it's close to both my …
Maria Elena
Maria Elena
Hip coffee shop with homemade patries, sandwiches and soups. A small outside patio. Housed in an old Brewery. Now offer wine and beer.
Hilary
Hilary
In the brewery complex. Good breakfasts and lunch. Veggie and a lot of vegan. Fresh and clean. Full espresso bar.
9. Cambridge Brewing Company
9. Cambridge Brewing Company
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31 local reviews
1 Kendall Square, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 617-494-1994
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Ling
Great local brewery. They have a very large selection of beers of different types (including less common varie…
Andrew
One of the smaller breweries in Boston but still a great stop. They have delicious food to pair with their del…
Blair
Brewery, in a plaza with 3-4 other places to eat/drink
9. Cambridge Brewing Company
9. Cambridge Brewing Company
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31 local reviews
1 Kendall Square, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 617-494-1994
Ling
Ling
Great local brewery. They have a very large selection of beers of different types (including less common varieties such as sours). The food …
Andrew
Andrew
One of the smaller breweries in Boston but still a great stop. They have delicious food to pair with their delicious beer and both are quali…
Blair
Blair
Brewery, in a plaza with 3-4 other places to eat/drink
10. Turtle Swamp Brewing
10. Turtle Swamp Brewing
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14 local reviews
3377 Washington St, Boston
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 617-522-0038
Point of interestFoodEstablishment
Jessie
Brand new brewery about a five minute walk from our house. They just opened, so right now they've got about 4 …
Hilary
Really fun rough and ready new brewery - anywhere from 2-6 offerings a day, only open Thursday - Sundays about…
Melissa
Great new brewery. Fun place to hang on the weekends with friends. Food trucks are often there as well. Ear…
10. Turtle Swamp Brewing
10. Turtle Swamp Brewing
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14 local reviews
3377 Washington St, Boston
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 617-522-0038
Jessie
Jessie
Brand new brewery about a five minute walk from our house. They just opened, so right now they've got about 4 beers they are pouring pints o…
Hilary
Hilary
Really fun rough and ready new brewery - anywhere from 2-6 offerings a day, only open Thursday - Sundays about 4-8 or 9. Fun beer garden. S…
Melissa
Melissa
Great new brewery. Fun place to hang on the weekends with friends. Food trucks are often there as well. Early closing time, so plan accor…
11. Jack's Abby Craft Lagers
11. Jack's Abby Craft Lagers
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15 local reviews
100 Clinton St, Framingham
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 508-872-0900
Liquor storeBarStore
Lisa
This brewhall boasts great food, amazing and award-winning craft lagers, and fantastic service. Book your brew…
Paul
Cool local brewery. I'm not a craft beer snob, but friends who are love this place.
Catherine
Cool new brewery scene with their own brews! Great for families. Good nosh!
11. Jack's Abby Craft Lagers
11. Jack's Abby Craft Lagers
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15 local reviews
100 Clinton St, Framingham
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 508-872-0900
Lisa
Lisa
This brewhall boasts great food, amazing and award-winning craft lagers, and fantastic service. Book your brewery tour online, or just head …
Paul
Paul
Cool local brewery. I'm not a craft beer snob, but friends who are love this place.
Catherine
Catherine
Cool new brewery scene with their own brews! Great for families. Good nosh!
12. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
12. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
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76 local reviews
284 Amory St, Boston
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 617-524-6060
Night clubBarRestaurant
Kenneth
Fun pizza style restaurant located in a historic brewery complex, varied menu and bar scene with a live music…
Eileen
Located in a old renovated brewery Bella Luna has an exhuberent atmosphere, wonderful food and great life musi…
Vasili
Great pizza, good beer, and in the Sam Adams Brewery complex just a couple of blocks from the house.
12. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
12. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
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76 local reviews
284 Amory St, Boston
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 617-524-6060
Kenneth
Kenneth
Fun pizza style restaurant located in a historic brewery complex, varied menu and bar scene with a live music and dance schedule. Family fr…
Eileen
Eileen
Located in a old renovated brewery Bella Luna has an exhuberent atmosphere, wonderful food and great life music.
Vasili
Vasili
Great pizza, good beer, and in the Sam Adams Brewery complex just a couple of blocks from the house.