It seems like there are half a dozen Revolution-era taverns in Boston that each claim to be the oldest bar in America. We’re not Doris Kearns Goodwin, so we’re not getting into that fight, but we will tell you that with live music and egg rolls that are stuffed with sausage and peppers, Warren Tavern in Charlestown might be the best of them.
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