East Boston’s hottest new bar is Next Door, a speakeasy & raw bar tucked away behind a hidden entrance near Pazza on Porter. Once you’ve successfully found the door, you’ll be able walk your way through majestic gilded curtains to an intimate, 30-seat lounge with theatrical cocktails and decadent seafood apps.
Next Door’s cocktail menu features over two dozen different drinks, ranging from the classics to experimental concoctions. The Citrus & Smoke, for instance, is made with Four Roses Bourbon, yellow chartreuse, and a citrus-flavored smoke bubble perched delicately on top of your glass. bubbles and unexpected flavor combinations. The Lock & Key is a spruced-up piña colada served in a locked treasure chest! No matter what you order, you can just about guarantee it’ll be an Insta-worthy experience.
As for food selections, Next Door has a selection of small plates for snacking at the bar, including ceviche, tuna tacos, and steak tartare. If you’re looking for something grander, their seafood towers abound with oysters, shrimp, crab, and caviar.
Next Door will operate Thursdays through Sundays from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., starting March 24.
Find Next Door at 107 Porter St., Boston, MA 02128