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ARLINGTON, TEXAS (6/20/14)American Mensa selected its top 10 Boston pubs in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Gathering, Mensa’s national event happening in Boston from July 2 – 6.  This year’s event is expected to be the largest Annual Gathering to date, with 2,500 members visiting the historical city over the Fourth of July holiday.  While at the event, members will enjoy more than 250 seminars and possibly visit the No. 1 pick overall, the Asgard Irish Pub & Restaurant. 

Here are the top 10 Boston Pubs as selected by Mensa members:

  1. Asgard Irish Pub & Restaurant
  2. Brendan Behan Pub
  3. Barney Fanning's
  4. Doyle's Cafe
  5. Deep Ellum
  6. Eire Pub
  7. Emmet's Irish Pub & Restaurant
  8. Flann O'Brien's
  9. Green Briar
  10. The Plough & Stars

Participating Mensa members chose their top 10 from a compilation of several 2013 “Best Boston Pubs” lists. To view the full infographic, visit

American Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top 2 percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test.  Mensa has more than 56,000 members in the United States and more than 110,000 members globally.  For more information about Mensa, visit or call (800) 66-MENSA.

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