Forest Hills Liquor 3694 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 This is your classic, no-frills liquor store. You won't find any wine tastings here, but you will find a decent…More selection of staples - beer, liquor and inexpensive wines. Prices are reasonable, and snacks and lottery tickets are available.
Dunkin Donuts 7 Walk Hill St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 This wide-open store makes ordering food and coffee quick and easy. The clean and well-lit location also has plenty of…More parking and all of the national chain's staples.
Pimentel Market 340 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 This corner store offers all the usual convenience staples: fresh fruits and vegetables, lunch meat and cheese, bread,…More canned food items, snacks, sodas and juices, cleaning supplies, health and beauty aids, ice, pet food, cigarettes, lottery tickets and phone cards. There are plenty of Goya products here, plus an impressively large selection of prayer candles.
Big Bites 10 Walk Hill St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Formerly My Big Fat Greek Pizza, Big Bites, under different management, offers classic pizzeria staples, like pizza and…More calzones, along with sandwiches and salads. There also are fried classics, like wings, onion rings and fries, wraps, Italian entrees and even omelettes. It's a great place for a quick bite or a more substantial meal.
Stop & Shop 301 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Remodeled in the spring of 2010, this Stop & Shop has a pharmacy and is one of the largest of the regional…More chain's traditional grocery stores. Clean, well-stocked and featuring Latin American specialty foods, it is a community staple. There is plenty of free parking and delivery is available through its Pea Pod service.
The Temple 670 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 The Temple is a locally-owned gallery and club run by the people who brought Red Tug Productions to Jamaica Plain. With…More a main room and stage totaling 2,200 square feet of space with 15-foot-tall ceilings and frequent shows featuring local artists and musicians, The Temple is set to become a JP entertainment staple.
City Feed and Supply 672 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 In 10 short years, City Feed and Supply has become a Jamaica Plain staple among local residents. With the opening of…More their Centre St. store, David Warner and Kristine Cortese have solidified their message and underlined it in big bold colors: Local thrives here. The store provides food products from local sources, deal in fair trade, and are organic. The large selection of products includes Meat, produce, fair trade coffee and espresso, local and regional artisan cheeses, local free range eggs and sandwiches.
Boomerangs 716 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Boomerangs has been a Centre Street shopping staple since 1996. With proceeds benefitting the AIDS Action…More Committee, its tag line is "Good karma, great prices," but it should also include "Great stuff at great prices." All merchandise is donated, and you can find pretty much anything here: clothes, home goods, books, shoes, furniture, jewelry. With their fun displays and funky windows, browsing the packed store is almost as fun as buying.
Evelyn's Market 298 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Since 1972, Rafael Mejia has run this Jackson Square convenience store, which caters to the…More neighborhood's predominantly Spanish population. It has a large Goya section, plus a selection of Latin American fruits and vegetables. Evelyn's also carries the usual list of convenience store staples, including milk, eggs, soda and juices, cleaning products, pet needs, candy, cigarettes and lottery tickets.
Vecina Beauty Supply 364 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Vecina Beauty Supply provides high end salon products and bulk beauty supplies to the Hyde Square community. Beyond its…More humble exterior, the store is crammed with hair products, appliances and accessories, in addition to jewelry and a selection of wigs and extentions. Emphasizing their connection to the neighborhood, Vecina ("neighbor" in Spanish) has been a staple in this predominantly Dominican area for the past three years. This branch is one of five Vecina Beauty outlets in the Massachusetts area.
J P Licks Homemade Ice Cream Cafe 659 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 A Jamaica Plain staple for more than 30 years, J.P. Licks is open early for a coffee and muffin, then come back…More later for ice cream. The perfect place to spend a warm summer's evening sitting out or a cold winter's day sitting in. There are tables by the fireplace and free Wi-Fi. A great place to work on the laptop.
J'way Café 676 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 J'way Cafe is a homey mini-restaurant and community event space in the basement of Jamaicaway Books & Gifts.…More Specializing in soul food, the no-frills cafe serves up Southern staples such as pulled pork sandwiches and gumbo, along with sweet iced tea and fresh-squeezed lemonade. The owner collaborates with staff on vegan options -- including baked okra, collard greens (no pork) and vegan corn bread muffins. The cafe also has a variety of fresh homemade goodies such as peach cobbler and sweet potato pie featured every day. See the website for the standard menu, and stop by J'way Cafe to check out its daily specials.