Located along the historic Freedom Trail, at the heart of Boston's downtown, is Scholars American Bistro and Cocktail Lounge...

boasting a stylish and vibrant interior. With spacious lounges set up as semi-private spaces, Scholars has established itself as the favored venue for social and networking events, alumni receptions or after-work gatherings. Patrons can savor new twists on regionally inspired classics, complimented by our own Executive Chef Al Soto's, approach.

Delicious plates, along with a selection of tasty cocktails, refreshing beers and house wines, are sure to satisfy all palates and a “cheers” will render from any crowd. The lounges all boast an assortment of posh chairs, sofas and martini tables. The First Floor lounges and dining spaces inspire comfort and conversation in a chic airy environment looking out onto School Street. In addition to our All Day menu Lunch & Dinner, Brunch is now served on Saturday and Sundays from 11am to 3pm.




General Manager

Paul McMenamin




25 School Street
Boston, MA



M-Th 11am-2am
F-Sa 11am-2am
Su 11am–12am