HOME > Chowhound > Greater Boston Area >

Need good drinks/snacks off Pike Eastbound: Newton, Allston/Brighton

h
hsquare2southend Oct 2, 2008 02:51 PM

I have a challenge for the board. My coworker and I have been trying to think of a place we could go for drinks after work on Fridays and avoid the rush-hour traffic on the Pike Eastbound around Newton Corner, because it's a real bummer to cap off your happy hour by sitting in traffic on your way home. We work in Framingham, I live in the S. End and she lives in Somerville. We need a place that's East of the Newton Corner exit on the Pike, has a place to park a car (we each have one), is relatively equidistant between the South End and Union Square, and has good cocktails, wine, and eats. We've thought about Kendall Square, and the Allston-Brighton area, but don't really have any specific places that meet all criteria. Yet, we know there must be something. I figured you guys would be able to help. Suggestions? Thanks for helping 2 tired elementary school teachers at the end of a long week!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. t
    teezeetoo RE: hsquare2southend Oct 2, 2008 03:00 PM

    maybe the market street/brighton center area? Devlins? Blue Room comes to mind in Kendall.

    1 Reply
    1. re: teezeetoo
      l
      lkmuller RE: teezeetoo Oct 3, 2008 08:13 AM

      My teacher friends and I hit up the Stockyard in Brighton on our way home from school. There is a big parking lot, it is right off the highway, and they have good beer and snacks. It is not fancy but it seems to fit what you are looking for.

    Show Hidden Posts