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Cocktail Confidential: Bartenders' Favorite Hidden Gems

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In celebration of Cocktail Week, bartenders around town spilled the beans on their favorite "hidden gem" cocktail spots — at least, as "hidden" as possible.

"This is Boston, so no cocktail bar is a hidden gem," noted Trina's Starlite Lounge bartender Emma Hollander. "All cocktail bars in this city are recognized and have very talented people behind them, which helps in making them known." With that in mind, we pared down the responses to the ten most surprising spots.


· All coverage of Cocktail Week 2013 on Eater [~EBOS~]

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1. Spoke

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89 Holland St
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 718-9463
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2. Bergamot

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118 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 576-7700
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3. Casa B

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253 Washington Street
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 764-2180
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4. Ecco

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107 Porter St
East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 561-1112
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5. Cuchi Cuchi

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795 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 864-2929
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6. Lucca

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226 Hanover St.
Boston, MA 02113
(857) 362-8500
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7. Shojo

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9 Tyler St
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 423-7888
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8. The Salty Pig

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130 Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-6200
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9. Anchovies

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433 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-5088
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10. Local 149

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149 P St
South Boston, MA 02127
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1. Spoke

89 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144
[Photo: UrbanDaddy/Melissa Ostrow]
89 Holland St
Somerville, MA 02144

2. Bergamot

118 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
[Photo: Facebook]
118 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143

3. Casa B

253 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143
[Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
253 Washington Street
Somerville, MA 02143

4. Ecco

107 Porter St, East Boston, MA 02128
[Photo: Yelp]
107 Porter St
East Boston, MA 02128

5. Cuchi Cuchi

795 Main St., Cambridge, MA 02139
[Photo: Official Site]
795 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

6. Lucca

226 Hanover St., Boston, MA 02113
[Photo: Official Site]
226 Hanover St.
Boston, MA 02113

7. Shojo

9 Tyler St, Boston, MA 02111
[Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
9 Tyler St
Boston, MA 02111

8. The Salty Pig

130 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116
[Photo: Facebook]
130 Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02116

9. Anchovies

433 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116
[Photo: Facebook]
433 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116

10. Local 149

149 P St, South Boston, MA 02127
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149 P St
South Boston, MA 02127

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