There's a lot of history at this old, traditional Boston Irish pub founded in 1882 -- and the walls illustrate it…More with photographs, faded articles and even a painted mural of all the local political figures who have tossed back a pint here. Not surprisingly, it attracts a lot of history buffs and tourists, and they fit in well with friendly locals at the pub's well-stocked bar.
The pub is large and has three dining areas. Brian Tully is the chef here and his menu offers pub standards like burgers, club sandwiches, soups and chowders, meat and seafood dinners and pizzas. Daily dinner specials like baked ham steak, stuffed shrimp and meatloaf are a nod to vintage New England menus.
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.
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.
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.
It's no wonder this neighborhood Irish pub is considered one of Boston's best. It attracts a friendly local…More crowd--it's not uncommon to see artists, construction workers, families with small children and hipsters gathered together for a pint and some conversation. The eclectic atmosphere featuring antique church pews, a slate tile floor and wooden ceiling beams create a calming, relaxing place to unwind.
Standard pub fare is available--classic Irish fare like bangers and mash and shepherd's pie are offered alongside nachos, fried calamari and burgers. Expect quick, attentive and cheerful service.
A working fireplace creates a cozy atmosphere during the colder months, while a large outdoor patio packs a crowd during warmer weather.
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.
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.