Trophy Room

Trophy Room

A place for everyone

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Just a quaint little Boston bar that's home to everyone. Full of tasty dishes and your favorite drink.

Boasting an award-winning cocktail menu, an eclectic wine list & impressive draft beer options, accompanied by a gastro-pub style food menu, Trophy Room is perfect for both an intimate date night or a night on the town with your friends.

Nestled in the heart of the South End, Trophy Room is a bar/restaurant frequented by our neighbors and out-of-towners alike. Our stellar service, appealing ambience, and inclusive demographic make Trophy a go-to for anyone looking for a memorable experience.



Trophy Room
Based on 593 reviews
Justin Figueroa
02:58 13 May 24
Had better expectations. Sat down for a Mother’s Day meal and drink and the server took over 20 minutes to acknowledge we were there. Luckily the manager stepped in shortly after we arrived. The server or bartender Ed poorly surveyed the area. He ignored many tables that were sat for long period of time then we saw him eating and standing to the side. Hopefully the next time we attempt this it won’t occur.Their IPAs were delightful as well as the food. This was the best part. Thank goodness for a great manager that’s attentive!
Kylie Jones
00:07 23 Apr 24
Had an awesome night on Saturday, but yesterday for brunch one of the bartenders Isaac was great but the other one was on his phone majority of the time not paying attention to much. The one drink I asked for he threw out and had to remake about 3 times. Kudos to Isaac for taking care of everyone at the bar!
Sean Thompson
23:18 18 Apr 24
Gay, good cocktails, great food 👍🏼
Carl Kraenzel
20:15 20 Mar 24
Love this place. So friendly, great drinks, tasty food, particularly the spectacular nachos!
Luis A Ruiz
15:53 28 Feb 24
Cool, chill spot for a Tuesday nite. The bartenders were very nice & the drinks were on-point.
Meg List
17:30 30 Jan 24
Great bartenders in a really fun atmosphere. Drinks are on par for the area, going to spend $10-14 on a cocktail.
Amanda F.
05:30 23 Jan 24
I visit the staypineapple when I come to town from Florida and almost always eat here at least once during my visits to Boston. I came down for lunch...
Nathaniel F.
10:23 26 Dec 23
Very nice urban feel and interesting people. Wonderful location and very LGBTQ friendly. Excellent drinks and super friendly staff
Rose Dornon
02:29 22 Dec 23
Their trivia night is well run, and the bar itself is modern and cozy. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is warm.
Don V.
21:21 09 Dec 23
Weird. This is a bar, with great potential to be a simple restaurant. They fail miserably. The food is quite good, but it does not act like a restaurant.
james langlois
19:07 19 Nov 23
Wonderful experience! All the staff were friendly and welcoming. The bartender Seth was so attentive and welcoming, can’t wait to come back.
Andy B.
14:30 05 Nov 23
I love this place! The bartenders couldn't be nicer! The drinks were very good and came quickly. It's nice to have a good ol gay bar in the old...
Chip S.
11:42 10 Sep 23
Stopped in to watch NFL football. Asked bartender to put on the bengals game as they had the same game on both tvs. Proceeded to tell me they were putting...
Aaron Yalun L.
19:00 08 Sep 23
Nice place for hanging out with friends m, cocktails are ok, there's trivia night as well. Service is friendly and low key
Ryan S.
19:07 04 Sep 23
Good selection of signature cocktails at the bar; would recommend The Naked Experience. Bartender Will Hartzell was also very personable and took good care...
Stephen F.
17:36 20 Aug 23
Went in on a Sunday at 745pm and ordered a martini. 15 mins later... they close the bar! Wish the bartender told me they close in 15 mins. Who guzzes a...
Rose M
23:57 17 Aug 23
Trophy Room is the best trivia bar in Boston. Food is so immaculate. Nachos are 10/10. Pizza is 11/10. Drinks are a strong 12/10. They do trivia every Thursday.Johnny is the best!
Stephanie Kotob
23:54 17 Aug 23
We love trivia nights on Thursdays at the Trophy Room! The service is amazing and the vibes are fabulous. We always feel welcome and enjoy amazing food and drinks. You have to try the nachos. Johnny, the manager, is our favorite person ever! Highly recommend.
Brian P
13:21 13 Aug 23
Bartender (John older man) was rude and didn’t address me as a person but spoke to others about me in third person? His ego has truly gotten to him and he feels now he has the authority to randomly make security decisions that aren’t based of facts after just entering the establishment. He hates men who have conversations with Females?He should be fired and young person who is good at what they do hired! This person is a Boston Buzz Kill and does not promote Happiness. Multiple instances indicate he is unhappy with his life.
lisa victoria
00:04 04 Aug 23
I abso just Lovies!!! I often meet my little brother bestie there. It's where we reconvene and talk about all of our stuff. The J's at the bar are the sweetest people on the planet.
Lisa T.
20:09 25 Jun 23
This is a cute little bar adjacent to the Staypineapple hotel in Boston. We were staying at the hotel and decided to pop in on a Thursday night and it was...
Jack M.
21:42 16 Jun 23
Bartender was lovely and kind. Wife was a bit inebriated so I tried to help her in the bathroom and was promptly kicked out by the manager. I assume because...
Quanna Mood
01:39 16 Jun 23
First time here, came with some friends and I have to say the service and drinks were 10/10. I ordered The Naked Experience and Fruity Rita. Our waiter Jonny was great, he was friendly and attentive! Definitely will be returning!!
Sunny Fong
20:39 29 Apr 23
Always friendly, always great food. Bartenders and owners are so nice. I always love coming here for dinner when I'm craving a good salad, burger, chowder. Really well done American fare. Queer-centric but straight people go too. Gets to be a bit of a party after dinner. Great vibes.
Matt Greil
13:29 23 Mar 23
Stopped in from some drinks with the gang after walking back to the parking garage from the St. Patrick's Day parade in Southie. We only spotted the bar because it was right beneath the Pineapple Hotel, looked like a regular apartment building from the outside. But I bet in the summer, they open up the big windows to the street and that would be great to stop by again.We were greeted by the bartender at the bar like we were old friends, he was really funny and made us laugh with with questions and joked with us for a bit (didn't get his name but he was wearing a Green Celtics zip-up). Ordered a couple beers, a coke and water for the table. After chatting and watching some of the NCAA Basketball games we ordered a Hawaiian Pizza and it was cheap! The value may have been low but the pizza was delicious!! The bar staff was great too, one of them even pulled up a chair for our friend who was standing at the end of the table. They bathroom signs also say "Whatever" on them, open to anyone and not gender specific... clever idea! Looking forward for another great time at the Trophy Room.
Steve H.
16:11 12 Mar 23
Slow service. Guy only bar. Would be nice to have this place to chill at while staying at the hotel but local hangout it seems.
Quèen L.
22:17 02 Mar 23
I will not recommend this place I went there with a friend after work the manager accused me of being drunk and asked us to leave he was just been racist...
Bosco H.
12:35 22 Jan 23
Great spot. Came here for a quick drink before seeing a show nearby. Ordered the Dirty Shirley (13) and I thought it was pretty decent. I liked the vibe...
Dong T.
14:13 14 Jan 23
I have only been here several times. Definitely a good go to spot to pregame before you party the night away. One of my go to drinks there is the Trophy...
Colton Y.
17:32 30 Dec 22
Glass in the drinksManager said it was plastic and we're very rude. Do not go. Go to club cafe
Debbie Truong
00:54 30 Dec 22
Great service and food! My friends and I randomly went here after walking for 30 minutes because we didn’t have a reservation for brunch in Boston. Vibe is on point with vibrant colors, interesting decor, and people of different backgrounds all coming together and having a good time. Staff were friendly and had great recommendations. We would come here again and recommend our family/friends to go here
Soumabha Bhattacharya
00:53 24 Dec 22
Had a lovely evening on first day .Next day I come in and the drinks at bar looked delicious, so I ask the bartender what drink did he just make and I want one ! He says - I don't remember. And he just made the drinks . Lol.I wanted to leave so gave a $20 bill for my $13 chicken wings . He gave me $2 back , saying it's 13.Well !! I gave you $20 not 15 ! I know you might be busy or busy to respond or may be listen .The point is Be nice to international travellers and don't throw that attitude around. No one deserves it ! 🙁
Billy S.
20:58 07 Dec 22
The staff needs to stop hounding customers 30min before last call to leave. The staff was literally counting us down you have 40m, you have 30m, you have...
Sue P.
22:06 25 Nov 22
I used to love this place. I don't know what happened. The manager, servers and bartenders used to be amazing. They were outgoing, friendly, funny,...
Vincent. B.
17:58 27 Oct 22
So I went to Trophy Room one night, and the bar tender made me a drink. She happened to make excess and I asked if it was possible to have the rest of what...
Laura Siko
18:31 23 Oct 22
Loved the ambiance, service was excellent, drinks are delicious, and great food. Great low key brunch spot!
Adam F.
06:53 19 Oct 22
Our first night in Boston and I desperately needed a salad. This was a two minute walk from where we were staying so we hit it. Seems to be more of a bar...
Demitra Romero
22:37 27 Aug 22
Very stylish and clean bar with a friendly atmosphere. I asked for an alcohol free drink because I'm driving and the owner made me a custom drink himself! Will definitely return to try the food 🙂
00:30 27 Aug 22
My girlfriend and I were visiting from Ottawa, Canada. We walked around aimlessly looking for somewhere to eat and saw Trophy Room! Walked in, service was amazing, food was delicious and everyone seemed to be in a great mood! If we ever plan another trip we'll definitely have a return here planned!
Neil Weitzel
12:41 23 Aug 22
We were relocating to Boston a few months ago and swung through the Trophy room while checking out potential places to live. When we walked in we were greeted by a Boston Treasure, Johnny! He has been the most welcoming new friend. We frequently stop-by just to catch-up with him and share stories about our adventures. Not only is the Trophy Room a staple of the community but Johnny and the rest of the crew are pillars of the neighborhood.
Neil Weitzel
23:06 19 Aug 22
We were relocating to Boston a few months ago and swung through the Trophy room while checking out potential places to live. When we walked in we were greeted by a Boston Treasure, Johnny! He has been the most welcoming new friend we ever. We frequently stop-by just to catch-up with him and share stories about our adventures. Not only is the Trophy Room a staple of the community but Johnny and the rest of the crew are pillars of the neighborhood.
Alex Afanador Macias
23:06 19 Aug 22
Trophy Room was the first place me and my partner visited after moving to Boston and John welcomed us with open arms. Now we come every so often just to chat with John and enjoy the fantastic cocktails he makes. Definitely a must visit in Back Bay, especially when Jhon is behind the bar.
Darlena S.
05:32 09 Aug 22
We stayed in the hotel this bar/ restaurant is part of. It was very apparent they have a good following of locals who visit this location so we definitely...
Nirav D.
16:13 31 Jul 22
We threw a major party for our daughter and this place was great! Manager and staff top notch, made our night.
Kate Vasinda
14:13 23 Jul 22
One of my favorite neighborhood spots! They have great drink specials and even better pizzas. Carlos the manager was incredibly friendly and Johnny our waiter and bartender took such great care of our large group. If you haven’t been to Trophy yet go!
Mary Emma
02:29 10 Jul 22
Went here for post-birthday drinks and felt really taken care of. All our drinks were great and delivered quickly and the birthday brownie was delicious. Would recommend and will be back soon! 😊🥳
Rachel Lanz
02:16 09 Jul 22
Carlos is amazing and went above and beyond to make us feel welcomed. We are from St Louis and he made sure to tell us what to visit and where to go. He was so welcoming and personable. We will definitely recommend Trophy Room to all our friends and family when they visit Boston.
Ukulele Dame
00:53 09 Jul 22
Carlos was awesome, and made the whole experience worth it. Food was amazing, and the service was even better. Thank you guys so much
Rutger S
10:35 23 Jun 22
Came into the Trophy room for a drink and was greeted by a great (and very attractive) bartender. Going out alone in a strange city can be a bit awkward but he made me feel very welcome. A great place to go for a drink. Thanks!
cary crall
23:51 19 Jun 22
Wonderful chill gay bar experience on a Sunday afternoon— (brunch til 8pm! Now thats gay friendly). Carlos gave excellent service and had an enviably fashionable pink shirt.
Allison Louis
17:45 19 Jun 22
I’ve lived in the neighborhood for 15 years and this is the best staff and menu it has ever been. I love the brunch and bloody marys and my friend and I meet during the week for cocktails and nachos! John, one of the bartenders, is amazing. His personality and work ethic keep me coming back. What a joy!
greg dawless
22:51 18 Jun 22
Great drinks, great atmosphere, but especially—great people!!! Jonny is a truly great bartender, and he also makes all of his guests feel like they’re just having drinks with a friend. I highly recommend this place!
Louise S.
09:39 13 Jun 22
The service was absolutely perfect. The beers were fresh and cold. We loved the spicy chicken sandwich. The fries were delicious and plentiful. Everyone...
Vincent L.
13:33 30 May 22
I spent the earliest years of my life in the Asian housing projects nearby and distinctly remember the glow of the Chandler Inn sign as it towered over the...
Michael Sanderson
21:10 09 May 22
Best gay bar in Boston and welcomes all. Classy, small, and very local feel. Love the staff!
Cy Chan
12:01 30 Apr 22
I like this location. However, since it reopened post pandemic, it's a lively scene. Great cocktails, food is tasty. Alternative RuPaul viewings in case you can't or won't go to Club Cafe viewing party. My favorite is still their signature cocktail: The Trophy Wife (passion fruit and vodka based cocktail). Swap the vodka for medium or high grade tequila = 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💯
Noel P.
10:14 16 Apr 22
I've been coming here since the old days, and during transition to now - for me this place will always be great because location location location + a...
Mike W.
15:36 03 Apr 22
This is a beautimous place to eat and socialize. The drinks were ample and tasty and the food was delicious. Our server Frank was very good - efficient and...
Christine Clark
18:01 11 Mar 22
I visited the Trophy Room with a friend following a recommendation and was definitely not disappointed!! Although it was a very busy Thursday evening, the service we received was fantastic! Our bartender John was quick to suggest great cocktails - we had the Shade which was delicious and well made, as well as a glass of the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with our meal. The atmosphere in the bar was so good that we ended up having starters and salads as well! The pineapple wings were very tasty and the Harvest and Wedge salads were served quickly. Please pass on our thanks to John as well as the kitchen staff for great drinks, delicious food and an overall lovely experience in a beautiful environment! A definite highlight of our visit to Boston!
Kelsey OBrien
00:05 11 Mar 22
Stumbled upon this place on OpenTable, and I highly recommend! We got the fig pizza & pork sliders. Both were delicious. The cocktails were top notch. I loved mine called “Trophy Wife”! There is such a cool vibe in the restaurant. Will definitely be coming back, especially for the drinks!
Paul Goodchild Ph.D., CPA
03:30 07 Mar 22
Had a great dinner with my wife at a nice restaurant. The service was top notch and The food was great. We sat at the bar away from the bar which was perfect for two. The restaurant is LGBTQ friendly and has a nice atmosphere. Glad we stopped in and I would recommend it.
Nathan Doty
05:30 06 Feb 22
It’s kind of a bummer what this place has become. Still great bartenders, a good group of customers. But whoever is making the bigger decisions is really out of sync. Was there tonight and there were probably 50 to 60 people there, lights came up at around 11:30 for closing. I don’t know what they’re expecting in terms of numbers to be able to keep the place open, but it makes you not want to come back when the night is interrupted at that point (and there’s a gigantic line at club Café). This location’s history helps it draw a much more authentic and down to earth crowd but the lack of dependability makes it difficult to support. Still hopefulthey can turn it around!
randi crews
03:51 24 Jan 22
Frank was The Best. Attentive, fast, and sweet. Even made drinks on the fly for everyone in the party when they got too indecisive. 10/10
Hannah Poppe
00:42 16 Jan 22
Fabulous staff, mouth watering dishes, and chic vibe. Thank you!
Caesar Alarcon
15:46 04 Jan 22
We just got in Boston. We were hungry and tired. I ordered New England Clam Chowder soup, 1 bistro burger, B.B.Q. pork sliders, 1 wedge salad and 2 bottle of wine. Everything was just perfect.
randi crews
02:25 21 Nov 21
Frank was The Best. Attentive, fast, and sweet. Even made drinks on the fly for everyone in they party when they got too indecisive. 10/10
Julie Markert
18:46 15 Nov 21
Spent last weekend at the adjacent Staypineapple with friends. Had an amazing time on Saturday night and then on Sunday afternoon for the Pats game with Frank the bartender at the Trophy Room. He was so knowledgeable and friendly, his drinks were top notch, and he took great care of the 6 of us in our group. Shoutout to John as well!! Food was great and all of the staff members were awesome! We will definitely be back!
Christine C.
10:40 07 Nov 21
We were at bar when Frank was here. I ordered a chocolate martini. He ended up sending someone out to get an ingredient that they didn't carry. Talked...
Chris Valdez
16:00 06 Nov 21
Interesting place. The food was passable, not awful not amazing. Where it really shined was the drinks. Nice cocktail menu and they make an excellent Vesper of James Bond fame. Very odd ambiance, the room is very long and thin like a galley which makes sitting at tables awkward... The person sitting on the outside of a table gets bumped a lot by passing traffic. If you can, sit at the bar. Worth a visit!
Carl J.
08:47 17 Oct 21
Nice atmosphere at this Boutique bar. John the bartender served me well, and the two starters I had were great. Definitely recommend!
Hunter Phelps
02:38 09 Sep 21
Absolutely best experience ever with Frank as our server. We will definitely be back for more good drinks and good times!
Melissa Savage
01:31 06 Aug 21
I was in town for a couple of days and staying in the area. I don't usually write reviews but after subpar service literally across America post-covid (and by no true fault of the establishments, everywhere is just running on a fraction of the manpower), this place got it right. Rocco is a gem and the other guys behind the bar are stellar as well. Full introductions and aware of when your drink was getting low- what it SHOULD be in a bar. I will absolutely return and recommend this place to anyone. Inclusive, fun, and just a great way to spend a Thursday evening.
Devin W.
20:48 09 May 19
Okay so this place is a great place to grab drinks but the food is very mediocre. We went on the drag queen night and we honestly had a blast. My husband...

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