Drink PBR and Load Up on Free Popcorn at Silhouette

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Drink PBR and Load Up on Free Popcorn at Silhouette

Silhouette
617-206-4565
200 Brighton Ave.
Allston, MA 02134

Too many bars in Boston mimic the feel of a dive bar, and the concept is clunky for several reasons, but the most hilarious involves the financials: "Let's spend a ton of money to make this place look like we spent no money." And even if a faux dive bar gets it right, you can't truly be a dive bar unless your clientele comes equipped with a bit of an edge, which is why we love this Allston standby. The beer is cheap ($9.50 for a pitcher of Narragansett or PBR), the jukebox is usually dominated by someone with a healthy obsession with late-70s punk and every drink comes with a complimentary basket of popcorn. There's a pool table, dart boards, an ATM (cash-only) and no stall doors in the men's bathroom. This is an actual dive bar, and it is glorious.

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