For a few years now, Boston has been ranked among the best cities in the nation for singles.
Be greeted by cheery Irish accents at Kitty O’Shea’s and Ned Divine’s located at Faneuil Hall, or experience a hodgepodge of traditions in Jamaica Plain.
Boston’s Financial District’s skyscrapers tower over gourmet restaurants, chic shops and well-dressed business people looking to unwind with a cocktail during happy hour.
Dating in Boston: Student Life There are over 40 colleges in the Boston area, making it a great city for academically minded singles seeking soul mates.
Check out college-crowd favorites like the Beacon Hill Pub in Beacon Hill, and the Model Cafe in Allston, near Boston University.
Students and non-students alike can turn school events into fantastic dates.
Check out symposiums, special lectures, student concerts, theatrical productions and sports games.
Dating in Boston: Food and Nightlife Phantom Gourmet (and annual Phantom Gourmet Food Festival) keeps everyone plugged in to the best deals in town.
Regional cuisine has an emphasis on seafood, so be sure to enjoy the fresh fish at Legal Sea Foods. Boston isn’t known for its late nights — bars here close at 2 am — but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a student-approved pub or significantly swankier nightclub worth frequenting as midnight approaches.
Head to Scullers Jazz Club for some of the city’s best jazz, grab a microbrew in the up-and-coming Liberty Wharf area, or transit out to Cambridge’s Club Passim, which helped launch the careers of Joan Baez and Shawn Colvin.
Dating in Boston: Sports The Celtics, Patriots, Red Sox, or Bruins.
Pick your team and join in on the fun in this sports-crazed city.