Canary Square 435 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Located on South Huntington Avenue, Canary Square is a bar and restaurant open for drinks, dinner and weekend brunch.…More The restaurant features a full bar, serving cocktails and drink specials in addition to offering an eclectic menu that includes gourmet appetizers, bar snacks, sandwiches, chicken, steaks, salads, seafood and more. Visit the Canary Square Web site to view a complete dinner menu.
Ten Tables is considered the dining gem of JP, consistently receiving raves for its welcoming ambiance, superior…More service and thoughtful, well-executed seasonal menu that makes smart use of locally grown foods. The large open kitchen is the focal point of the dim-lit dining area; sparse, white-clothed tables fill the rustic brick-exposed space. Menu standouts include the beet-and-goat-cheese terrine appetizer and the house-made charcuterie served with traditional accouterments. For mains, there's the puttanesca with local Allandale Farm tomatoes and anchovies, and the roasted chorizo-stuffed Giannone chicken, fresh corn and bean succotash with smoked jalapeno butter.
An impressive and varied selection of beers, cocktails and wines is available; ask about suggested wine/dessert pairings. Ten Tables recently expanded to include TT Bar, which features a few small hightop tables and limited bar space. A "bar bites" menu includes light snacks, burgers, artisanal cheeses and charcuterie.
Haven is an authentic Scottish pub and restaurant. The bar serves only beer and wine. There are Scottish beers on tap…More and Scottish stouts, porters and ales in bottles. The menu offers Scottish fare, such as the Scotch egg, haggis, a fried-fish platter and a hearty beef -and-ale pie. For more Americanized palates, there are burgers, sandwiches and simple salads, plus a half dozen vegetarian options. For dessert, choices include the sticky toffee pudding and a deep-fried chocolate bar of the day. Weekend brunch options include a haggis omelette.
Costello's Tavern 723 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Costello's Tavern is a family-owned and -operated sports bar and restaurant. The tavern serves traditional bar food fare…More including burgers, wings, hot dogs, pizzas, soups, salads and homemade desserts. Weekend brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday morning in addition to the regular lunch and dinner items. Costello's is the perfect place to watch your favorite sports teams on its flat-screen TVs and is even the perfect place to exercise your mind with trivia nights every Sunday. Check out the website to browse the menu or stop by the tavern to see more.
Boston certainly has its fair share of tapas restaurants, wine bars, bookstores and music stores. Tres Gatos however…More rolls them all into one in this modern and eclectic space. Its menu offers a selection of northern Spanish and American cuisine inspired bite-size and small-portioned plates. The bar brims with a variety of regional Spaniard wines.
The bookstore portion offers a large selection of books, from great American classics to contemporary best sellers, and their vinyl collection runs the gamut, featuring everything from classic jazz to punk to rock.
Customers should park on Boylston rather than Roseway.
Jeanie Johnston Pub 144 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 There's no shortage of Boston sports and history memorabilia lining the walls at this local Irish pub, but on a…More typically packed weekend night you might not even notice. A large square-shaped bar fits plenty of patrons and 6 large-screen TVs keep the sports enthusiasts entertained. There's an impressive mix of draft beers, typical pub fare, a full wine and spirits list, plus vintage video games (Ms. Pac-Man!), darts and a jukebox to keep the good times going. Karaoke Saturday nights attract a large, enthusiastic crowd--be sure to check out the pub's website for more weekly events, giveaways and bar food specials.
Joseph's Pizzeria 8 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Not only does Joseph's offer hot pizza, calzones, sandwiches and wings, but it serves them every day until 3am. It's no…More wonder this is a popular (and packed) late-night spot when nearby bars close. Cash only.
Eugene O'Neill's 3700 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Eugene O'Neill's is an Irish pub with a menu featuring bourbon-glazed turkey tips, hand-cut fries, burgers, pizza,…More pasta, fish and chips, vegetarian curry and Shepard's pie. The mahogany bar is well-stocked and has a handful of beers on tap and many more in bottles.
Galway House 710 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 A traditional pub and restaurant, The Galway House features an end to end bar and sixteen tables. The fried clams…More and the Montreal ribeye steak are two of the most popular items on the menu. The prices are affordable and the staff is friendly. The homey establishment also features big steak fries, Italian specialties, pub food, diner dinners and daily specials.
JJ Foley's Fireside Tavern 30 Hyde Park Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 JJ Foley's Fireside Tavern is a basic neighborhood bar with scores of regulars and dozens of drinks. It has 16 stools, 5…More booths, darts and pinball. The Foley family knows its business and this tavern has been in existence for 101 years. Although food isn't served, management doesn't mind if its brought in.
BMS Paper 3390 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Specializing in paper and restaurant supplies for over 25 years, BMS Paper features room after room of event…More essentials including bulk food & condiments, bakery supplies, party decorations, balloons, cookware, bar ware, serving containers and utensils.
Drinking Fountain 3520 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 With affordable drinks (mixed drinks for under $4), a large variety of beer and liquor, plus two pool tables, a jukebox…More and several large screen televisions, the Drinking Fountain is the perfect dive bar in which to spend a happy hour or two with the locals.
Centre Liquor 387 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Cozily tucked between shops in busy Hyde Square, this liquor store features standard domestic and imported beers, a…More generous wine selection at decent prices and hard liquor of all varieties. There is also a tiny selection of salty bar snacks, mixers and bagged ice.
The Dogwood Cafe 3712 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 The Dogwood has been a neighborhood favorite for lunch, happy hour, dinner and late night for many years. The spacious…More bar and dining areas are usually packed with families, groups of friends and couples of all ages. The food menu is huge, featuring salads, burgers, seafood, steaks and pasta. For many, though, the draw is the restaurant's specialty brick oven pizza. The Dogwood's beer selection is as large as its food menu, including its very own Dogwood Cafe brew.
This Dominican sandwich bar boasts a sleek and cheery storefront in its Hyde Park neighborhood, and the inside…More stand-up counter offers pressed sandwiches and fresh fruit smoothies.
The menu is limited to just 15 sandwiches. Hand-shredded and slow-roasted pork shoulder and chicken are popular picks, and all sandwiches are made to order and finished on a sandwich press. A drizzle of ketchup and mayo is Tostado's signature garnish.
Breakfast sandwiches (fried egg, cheese, and optional ham or bacon) are available daily until 11 a.m. Smoothies (called batidos) are blended onsite and made with fresh fruit such as strawberries, pineapples, mangoes and bananas. There's also fresh-squeezed orange, carrot and lemon juice available.
Fiore's Bakery 55 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Fiore's specializes in pastries, cakes and cookies, but also offers breakfast waffles and omelets, savory croissants,…More specialty sandwiches (vegan and vegetarian options available), house-made pizzas, artisanal breads, salads and soups. The coffee is Jim's organic, and Fiore's cupcake bar lets you create your own dessert from 10 assorted toppings and fillings. It also specializes in custom-designed cakes for weddings and special occasions.
A quintessential dive bar, the Midway is a popular spot to see live music in JP. The small, dark, no-frills venue…More books a diverse mix of bands and DJs -- punk, hip-hop, jazz, death metal, bluegrass, burlesque, and more. Expect a cover, loud music and strong drinks on the cheap. Cash only. See its website for a complete schedule of events.
A great place for a pint or two, even with your well-behaved dog in tow. Brendan Behan makes no apologies for being a…More classic Irish drinking pub -- a few tables a few stools, the Behan has a fine selection of stouts, ales, pilsners and lagers, not to mention a fully stocked bar. No food is served, but customers are welcome to bring food in.
A good sound system provides the music most of the week, but on Saturdays, there's usually a featured Irish musician.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority was established in 1957 to guide physical, social and economic change in…More Boston's neighborhoods. Today the BRA is responsible for everything from approving housing projects to revitalizing the South Boston Waterfront. John Palmieri is the current director of the BRA.
For a list of development projects in your neighborhood, visit the Redevelopment Authority's website, navigate to Land Use on the menu bar and click on Development Projects, where you can select your neighborhood from the drop-down menu.