Every sports fan is obligated to make Fours Boston part of his or her Hub tour. Sports Illustrated named it the best sports bar in America. The food and service are top shelf and you can spend hours gazing at the memorabilia on the walls of the two-floor emporium.
You might also run into Larry Bird or any number of NBA and NHL players. Sportswriters have been known to frequent this establishment. Try the steak tips.
166 Canal St., Boston, 617-720-4455. thefours.com
— Dan Shaughnessy, Globe Columnist