The Best Bars In Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield, Massachusetts downtown skyline at dusk
Springfield, Massachusetts downtown skyline at dusk | © Sean Pavone / Alamy Stock Photo
Natalie Guerrero

Springfield, located in western Massachusetts, is the fourth largest city in New England, making it a hub for nightlife, entertainment, and restaurants. Follow our guide to Springfield’s top 10 bars to ensure a fantastic night on the town.

1. Collins Tavern

Pub, Bar, Beer

Collins Tavern is home to Springfield locals who have grown up going to Collins. This may seem like an older scene, but Collins is always lively and filled with people who are ready to get down. The food and drinks are cheap which makes it easy to spend a night after dinner at Collins.

2. Paddy’s Irish Pub

Bar, Pub, Irish, Beer, Pub Grub, Wine, Cocktails, American

At this classic Irish pub, get a rowdier New England experience and hang out with the college scene. This bar attracts a younger crowd and is also a great local spot. With flat screen TVs, a jukebox, and great beer, any night at Paddy’s is sure to be wild night.

3. Theodore's Booze and Blues

Bar, BBQ, Beer

Theodore’s is not only a great place to eat dinner but also turns into one of Springfield’s best bars at night. This awesome atmosphere leads you to believe you’re somewhere in the South eating barbecue and drinking booze. Theodore’s is a local favorite and an absolute must when in Springfield. Go for dinner, stay for the party after.

4. Maximum Capacity Sports Bar

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, American

Maximum Capacity is almost always pounding with rock music. This bar is a no-frills, down-to-earth place with chill vibes. If you are look for an alternative night with friends this is the place for you.

5. Rumbleseat

Bar, Restaurant, American, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Cocktails, Wine, Beer

This local sports bar caters to the audience who’s visiting and interested in the surround basketball Hall of Fame. Open till 2 am on weekends, this bar has great games and several TVs to catch all your favorite teams. Rumbleseat is a perfect place for a casual night out with the bros.

6. Petra

Restaurant, Mediterranean, American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Petra is a hookah bar and lounge for all those who like to indulge. This unique type of bar is incredibly up-and-coming. Petra is open for lunch and dinner but is also ideal for those who enjoy smoking and relaxing. Unlike the other bars surrounding it, Petra is more about relaxation than anything else. Give it a try next time you find yourself in Springfield.

7. Plan B Burger

Bar, Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Beer, Wine, Cocktails

Plan B Burger lives by the four Bs : beef, burgers, bourbon and beer. This bar is trendy and edgy. Check them out on a Tuesday night for a great time if you are looking for a mid-week pick me up or visit them on the weekend to meet new people and watch the game.

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