Date Idea, Drinks, Food, Good for Groups, Outside, Seasonal
Summer Fridays are within sight and the season of clinking glasses in the sunshine is upon us. While there are many stunning patios to enjoy this spring and summer, boozy gardens offer a special kind of ambiance. We’ve chosen some of the most unique beer, wine and cocktail gardens for your warm weather days and nights out.
Where: East Boston
Info: Enjoy unparalleled views of the Boston city skyline at the Downeast Cider pop-up bar located directly across from their cider house.
Info: Bully Boy doesn’t mess around when it comes to spirits, or the cocktail experience. Tour their distillery to see how their liquors are made and then enjoy a specially curated craft cocktail menu in their beautifully appointed cocktail garden.
Info: Discover Sicily at Alileo Vino e Snak Bar in Seaport. Savor Sicilian natural wines, Sunny Girl's deli delights, and James Beard Award-winning chef Nancy Silverton's gelato.
Where: Back Bay
Info: Sipping an Aperol spritz in this beautifully styled patio garden lined with lush plants you can almost imagine you’re in Italy itself. Sample a wide selection of Italian wines here or try one of the craft cocktails inspired by the summer season.
Info: Nestled behind the historic Inn at Hastings Park in Lexington, the Culinary Garden offers New England's seasonal fare that harmonizes with the exquisite sparkling wines of Schramsberg Vineyards. With its rustic seating, sheltering trees, and herb-filled garden boxes, this intimate oasis sets the stage for luxurious dining experiences.
Info: There’s a new wine garden in town! Enjoy seasonal wines, beers, and spritzes, along with charcuterie and local snacks in a charming summer setting.
Where: South Boston
Info: Sip beer, wine, spiked seltzer, and cocktails under the sun at this vibrant recreational space in South Boston. Featuring the iconic swings, food, and almost daily live performances, Lawn on D is a day out all-in-one destination.
Info: Although it bears the name “brewers,” this lively garden in the heart of the Seaport actually offers beer, wine, craft cocktails, and boozy teas. The spot features daily live music and serves up classic New England dishes under the city stars.
Info: Part community gathering space, part visual and performing arts venue, The Anchor at the Navy Yard has endless entertainment to offer. On nice days, head to the outdoor beer and wine garden for snacks and drinks with the Boston skyline in the background.