Top 31 Boston Bruins Sports Bars

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Best place to watch the Bruins is TD Garden in Boston. But what if the Bruins are playing on the road? Or what if you can’t get (or afford) a ticket to the game? Check out the best Boston Bruins bars in Boston and other places such as Chicago, Denver, Florida, Los Angeles, Montreal, New York, North Carolina, San Diego, and San  Francisco. And watch the  game in the company of other Bruins fans!

Boston Bruins Team History


The Boston Bruins are a professional American ice hockey team. And they compete in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).

The Bruins play home ice hockey games at TD Garden at 100 Legends Way in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) also play home games at the arena.

In addition to hosting sporting events, the Garden is used for concerts and conventions. It is located directly above the North Station of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).

The Boston Bruins were established in 1924.  And they are one of the Original Six professional ice hockey teams in the NHL In fact, the original professional ice hockey teams included …

The NHL first expanded in 1967, when it doubled the number of teams, bringing the total to 12. And further expansions have brought the total number of hockey teams to 32. In fact, there are now 7 teams in Canada. And there are 25 teams in the United States.

The ice hockey team has won 25 division championships, two Presidents’ Trophies, and four conference championships. The team has won the Stanley Cup six times.

Where to Watch the Boston Bruins Near Me

Looking for the best bars to watch Bruins games? Or looking for a Bruins bar near TD Garden to stop at on your way to or from a game?

There are plenty of bars, restaurants, pubs, and other establishments scattered around Boston and other cities popular with Bruins fans. And some of the most popular Bruins bars follow.

Because of COVID-19, many establishments have temporarily or permanently closed.  Therefore, some of these businesses may no longer be open.

For this reason, always check in advance to make sure that the place you want to visit is still open. If so, check to make sure they will be showing the game. And ask if they will be turning on the sound.

Best Boston Bruins Bars in Boston

Here are 10 of the best spots bars in Boston to root for the Boston Bruins – next to the Garden, of course.

  1. The Four’s – 166 Canal Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 720-4455. FACEBOOK
  2. Hurricane’s – 150 Canal Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 722-0161. FACEBOOK
  3. The Greatest Bar – 262 Friend Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 367-0544. FACEBOOK
  4. The Harp – 85 Causeway Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 742-1010. FACEBOOK
  5. Sullivan’s Tap – 168 Canal Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 617-7617. FACEBOOK
  6. West End Johnnies – 138 Portland Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 227-1588. FACEBOOK
  7. Coogan’s – 171 Milk Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 451-7415. FACEBOOK
  8. Murphy’s Law – 837 Summer Street, South Boston, Massachusetts, Telephone: (617) 269-6667. FACEBOOK
  9. Biddy Farly’s – 141 Pearl Street, Boston,  Massachusetts, Telephone: (617)  654-9944. FACEBOOK
  10. Sidebar – 14 Bromfield Street, Boston, Massachusetts, Telephone: (617)  357-1899. FACEBOOK
  11. The Model Cafe – 7 North Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts, Telephone: (617)  254-9365. FACEBOOK
  12. Tresca – 233 Hanover Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 742-8240. Opens at 4 pm when the Bruins are playing at home. FACEBOOK
  13. Warehouse Bar & Grille – 40 Broad Street, Boston, Massachusetts, Telephone: (617) 936-4383. FACEBOOK
  14. Bruins Bar – Next to Gate 14, Terminal A, Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts.
  15. The Red Hat – 9 Bowdoin Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 523-2175. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  16. Stanza dei Sigari – 292 Hanover Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 227-0295. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  17. McGann’s Irish Pub – 197 Portland Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 227-4059. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  18. McGann’s Irish Pub – 197 Portland Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (617) 227-4059. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  19. Tony C’s Sports Bar and Grille – 699 Assembly Row, Somerville, Massachusetts, Telephone: (617) 666-8282. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  20. Boston Sports Grille – 132 Canal Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Telephone: (857) 284-7940. FACEBOOK – CLOSED!

Best Bruins Bars Around the Country

Here are some of the best bars to root for the Bruins – outside Boston. And some of them host Boston Bruins watch parties!

  1. Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub and Restaurant – 2615 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, California. Telephone: (310) 449-1811. FACEBOOK
  2. Nic & Dino’s Tripoli Tap – 1147 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Telephone: (773) 477-4400. FACEBOOK
  3. Connecticut Yankee – 100 Connecticut Street, San Francisco, California. Telephone: (415) 552-4440. FACEBOOK
  4. FoxBoro Tavern – 4420 Thomasson Drive, East Naples, Florida. Telephone: (230) 530-BEER. FACEBOOK
  5. Kelly’s Landing New England Seafood – 1305 South East 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Telephone: (954) 760-7009. FACEBOOK
  6. Stout Public House – 1125 – 6th Avenue, San Diego, California – popular with hockey fans! Telephone: (619)-702-7933. FACEBOOK
  7. Ironside Bar & Galley – 546 North Wells Street, Chicago, Illinois. Telephone: (312) 973-7792. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  8. The Elm – 5001 East Colfax, Denver, Colorado. Telephone: (303) 336-5763. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  9. Boston’s on the Beach – 40 South Ocean Boulevard (A1A), Delray Beach, Florida. Telephone: (561) 278.3364. FACEBOOK – STILL OPEN?
  10. Beantown Tavern – 130 Matthews Station Street. Matthews, North Carolina. Telephone: (704) 849-2023. FACEBOOK – CLOSED!
  11. Professor Thom’s Bar & Restaurant – 219 – 2nd Avenue, New York, New York. Telephone: (212) 260-9480. FACEBOOK – CLOSED!

Best Bruins Bar in Canada

Not everyone north of the border is rooting for the Canadiens!  Bruins fans will feel right at home at the following sports bar in Montreal.

  • Chez Serge – 281 Blvd Saint Laurent, Montreal, Quebec. Telephone: ( 514) 663-4227. – STILL OPEN?

A Word to the Wise

Not all of these sports bars are exclusively Boston Bruins sports bars, but they do tend to attract lots of Bruins fans on game day.

Sometimes fans migrate to other bars. Sometimes bars close. And sometimes they are booked for special events.

Always call ahead to make sure that the game you want to watch will be broadcast.

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2 Replies to “Top 31 Boston Bruins Sports Bars”

  1. I love how you mention that the Garden is used for concerts and conventions. As someone who loves hockey and going to conventions, it seems like a sweet place. Of course, I love watching hockey in a good sports bar too!

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