Family-owned since 1935, Jamaica Plain’s Costello’s has attracted locals from near and far for many years. The bar offers many of the classic Boston beers and an impressive menu with pizzas, burgers, and hot dogs.
Ideal for: This bar can easily be pegged as the quintessential Boston local sports bar, but we’ll give you another reason to watch football here: The bar offers six, yes, six, different hot dogs (called JP barkers) on the menu. Impressive, no?
723 Centre St., Boston, www.jprestaurantandsportsbar.com/