If you’re on the hunt for best nightclubs in Boston, there are probably less than you can count on your fingers. The nightlife scene in Boston is notoriously nonexistent, with most restaurants not even staying open past 10 PM.
If you’re a creature of the night, it can be difficult to find things to do or nightclubs to venture to. With the onboarding of the city’s first-ever Nightlife Director, Corean Reynolds, who began her job on March 6, 2023, that along with many other safety aspects of Boston nightlife are expected to change. But for now, here are the best of the best:
This otherworldly restaurant and nightclub is hidden behind an old pawn shop. From the COJE Management Group, of Coquette and Y’vonne’s you know the decor is going to be mind-blowing!
Find Caveau at 1 Center Plaza, Boston, MA 02108
Another hidden hangout, Borrachito’s nightclub and lounger chills behind an industrial cooler with the passageway entrance at the tail of its adjacent taqueria. Walk through a tunnel into a retro-inspired spacious lounge at night.
Find Borrachito at The Superette in Seaport: 70 Pier 4 Boulevard, Suite 270, Boston, MA, 02210
3. The Grand, Seaport
12,000 square feet of letting loose, The Grand is Boston’s premiere nightlife destination. It boasts a 70-footlong LED wall and hosts celebrity DJs and athletes on the regular.
Find The Grand at 58 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210
As one of the most “Instagrammable” restaurants in Boston, it’s no surprise that Mariel Boston’s sneakily sequestered nightclub offers decor just as beautiful. The secret hangout sits below but raises the roof Thursdays through Saturday.
Find Mariel at 10 Post Office Sq, Boston, MA 02109
5. The Phoenix Landing, Central Square, Cambridge
Transforming from daytime restaurant to full on nightclub, this destination is popular for sports fans-especially soccer fanatics. At night it’s anyone’s ballpark, with an extensive roster of musical hits and fun themed nights throughout the year. Fans of the lively spot like to call it TPL for short.
512 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139