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The GO Boston Guide to South Boston

Posted On: 06/08/2017

Welcome to Southie! This historically tough-as-nails neighborhood is now up and coming. There’s plenty of reasons to visit the area while you’re in town.

South Boston has long been the home of the area’s many Irish immigrants. The authentic, small town atmosphere boasts of many bars and restaurants that are worth the trip. Many of the local institutions have been around forever. It’s no wonder that this traditionally working class neighborhood is now one of the hottest spots to live.

If you’re in the area, there’s no better place to eat than Mul’s. Famed for their corned beef hash, this West Broadway eatery also has one of the best breakfasts in town. While this isn’t the place to go for service with a smile, the surly staff adds to the charm. This is a local favorite, so go here for the real Southie experience.

The Quencher Tavern is one of the best local haunts. This Irish-style pub has it all: a jukebox, keno, and all the shots you can imagine. These bars are definitely not for your best clothes, but if you’re looking for a relaxed night on the town there’s no better place! Pull up for a perfectly poured pint, and sit back and relax.

South Boston’s Castle Island is the area’s finest waterfront park. There are paved pathways for taking a stroll or biking with friends and family. In the summertime, the beaches are hopping. Castle Island surrounds Pleasure Bay, one of the most popular beach spots in Boston.

If you’re looking for the best time to be in town, it has to be St. Patrick’s Day! This heavily Irish neighborhood is the ending spot for Boston’s world famous St. Patrick’s Day parade. All the bars are full, and the streets are packed, so don your greenest gear and join in the fun.

GO Boston is the best bet for transportation during your stay in Boston. Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, we have the fleet to fit your every need.

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