College Bars & More: Diverse Nightlife Near Alumni Stadium

Boston College and Alumni Stadium are located within easy access to lots of excellent nightlife. Ranging from bars that pack in area college kids to those that play life music it's easy to find a nightlife location that works for you. The green line and many bus routes make their way around Boston College and can get you from Alumni Stadium to these great bars in flash. 

The top college bar for Boston College students is Mary Ann's, one of the dingiest dive bars in all of Boston this bar brings hoarded of college students through its doors daily. Serving cheap beer in dim lighting, this always packed spot see lots of action.

Those who prefer to add a bite to eat to their night out, will enjoy Cityside where the bar is jammed after dark, yet the tables allow for a more laid back night out. Or Roggie's Grill & Brew where college students congregate to watch the sporting events they're not attending. 

If music is more your thing then make your way into Allston where Great Scott always has someone gracing their stage to perform live music you'll enjoy. Or dance, drink and enjoy the club type atmosphere at Wonder Bar where table service and nightly entertainment bring this area bar to another level. 



A beer lover's delight, Sunset Grill And Tap boasts a massive selection of beer with 112 taps and 380 microbrews and exotic imports. Can't decide? Order a beer flight and try them all. The bar even offers "beertails," artful combinations of...  Read More

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There is no better place for wings and beer than Buff's Pub in the Boston area. Less than $15 buys you a half order of Buff's famous wings with fries, onion rings or a salad. Served with your choice of sauce (Buffalo and honey hot are two...  Read More

Wonder Bar


Wonder Bar is a popular college hang out among the BU and BC crowd. Offering an excellent selection of live music, and themed nights you'll find Wonder Bar packed every night from the time they open at 6pm until their 2am closing. Wonder Bar has...  Read More

White Horse Tavern


The White horse Tavern is a college hangout where both BC and BU students congregate. A casual vibe, good food and drinks are enhanced by floor to ceiling windows that open when the weather warms. Mingle with the 20 something crowd while local...  Read More



The Last Drop's status as an Oak Square dive bar in Brighton makes it popular with those near Alumni Stadium. This is a place to get your drink on. Nothing fancy simply a bar that serves cold beer and stiff drinks, The Last Drop is a welcome...  Read More



Great Scott the perfect place to down a pint and enjoy live music. Hosting an impressive line-up of DJ's, special events and a mix of live acts that will keep your feet tapping, Great Scott's is a good time. Prompt bar service enhances the...  Read More

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Union Street in Newton Center is a mere few miles from Boston College and Alumni Stadium. Combining good food and drink with entertainment (both live and on the big screens), indoors and out, Union Street draws Alumni Stadium crowds who want to...  Read More

Roggie's Brew & Grille


Roggie's is the college dive that draws crowds in for their heaping plates of cooked to order bar food. Applying scratch cooking methods ensures that you'll get fresh plates of their fried favorites, as well as burgers made from meat delivered...  Read More



Cityside is a modern American eatery and bar where Brighton residents, and Boston College students flock for good food at great prices, a happening social scene and strong drinks. Here you'll find an appealing selection of appetizers, salads,...  Read More



Mary Ann's is the quintessential college dive bar. A dingy bar lacking in windows, and any form of natural light, and smelling of years of baths consisting of beer dumped on their floors, this is the hang out that keeps Boston College kids...  Read More


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