Drinks With A View

Where Boston - - BOSTON 08.16 - BY CH­ERYL FENTON

The best spots to en­joy open-air bar ser­vice with a bird’s-eye van­tage.

Only a decade ago, find­ing open-air bar ser­vice with a bird’s-eye view in Bos­ton was akin to stum­bling upon a Yeti in the rain­for­est. But these days, things are look­ing up. Sky-high oases take all forms in nearly all neigh­bor­hoods, from ca­sual, caps-are-okay Base­ball Tav­ern in Fen­way to Fort Point’s su­per-chic, must­wait-in-line-to-get-in spot Look­out Rooftop & Bar. What is it that makes craft cock­tails, fruity um­brella drinks and lo­cal drafts taste bet­ter while one’s warm­ing in the sun (or chill­ing un­der the stars) and en­joy­ing city sky­lines and oceans views? The at­mos­phere. Def­i­nitely. in the city” crowd pulls up on boats for fresh seafood. 1 Eighth St., 617.337.0054 square feet of al­fresco space and is out­fit­ted with a vintage Airstream trailer-turned-bar, rusti-chic pic­nic ta­bles, and stel­lar cityscapes. Work­ing mil­len­ni­als, post-col­lege grads and city dwellers dig into cock­tails by the pitcher and spiked Cheer­wine slushies. 40 West Third St., 617.658.3452 9

Le­gal Har­bor­side looks out onto Bos­ton Har­bor. Left: the view from Pier 6.

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