Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain
Jamaica Pond is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

1. Jamaica Pond

507 Jamaicaway, Boston, MA
Lake · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 38 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: "A great place to take a ride on your bike or go for a stroll. Fishing is available for those with a MA fishing license, and sailboats and rowboats are available for hourly rent in the summer months." Read more.

Arnold Arboretum is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

2. Arnold Arboretum

9.4
125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA
Park · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 50 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The oldest public arboretum in North America, this spot offers stunning landscapes in every season. With over 15,000 plants spread over 265 acres, the Arnold Arboretum is a sprawling gem in JP. Read more.

Forest Hills Cemetery is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

3. Forest Hills Cemetery

95 Forest Hills Ave, Boston, MA
Cemetery · Forest Hills - Woodbourne · 18 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Designed as a place to mourn the dead and also to contemplate nature, the Forest Hills Cemetery is an ideal destination for strolling and observation. Read more.

Franklin Park Zoo is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

4. Franklin Park Zoo

8.2
1 Franklin Park Rd (at Columbia Rd.), Boston, MA
Zoo · 46 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The zoo is home to more than 220 species of animals in a variety of habitats. The zoo is open year-round and also has one of the world’s best indoor gorilla exhibitions and a tropical rain forest Read more.

El Oriental De Cuba is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

5. El Oriental De Cuba

8.8
416 Centre St (Paul Gore Street), Jamaica Plain, MA
Cuban Restaurant · Hyde Square · 53 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Possibly the best Cuban food in Boston, this no-frills places offers a variety of Cuban classics and unique rice dishes. From braised oxtail to mashed green plantains, the food consistently pleases. Read more.

Brendan Behan Pub is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

6. Brendan Behan Pub

8.5
378 Centre St (at Sheridan St), Boston, MA
Pub · Hyde Square · 38 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Known as the Behan, this pub is known for its vast selection of bottled and draft beers. You won't find TVs or arcade games here, but you may see dogs! Canines are welcome. Read more.

Loring-Greenough House is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

7. Loring-Greenough House

12 South St (at Centre St), Boston, MA
Historic Site · Jamaica Plain · 3 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A superb example of Georgian Colonial architecture, the Loring-Greenough House is one of the oldest structures in JP. Built in 1700, it's open to the public Sundays from noon to two, April-December. Read more.

Footlight Club is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

8. Footlight Club

7.7
7A Eliot St, Jamaica Plain, MA
Theater · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 4 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Founded in 1877, it's the oldest community theater in the country. It still provides "pleasant and useful entertainment" to the community with performances by local, nonprofessional actors. Read more.

Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

9. Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts

Jamaica Plain, MA
Trade School · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 2 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Still housed in its original 17th-century structure, The Eliot School offers courses for children and adults in woodworking, sewing, fiber arts, drawing and painting, photography, and bookbinding. Read more.

Salmagundi is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

10. Salmagundi

9.0
765 Centre St, Boston, MA
Accessories Store · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 15 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The husband and wife team who own this shop believe there is a perfect hat for every person - and they have over 7,000 to choose from! They also have a great selection of other fine accessories. Read more.

Boomerangs is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

11. Boomerangs

7.7
716 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA
Thrift / Vintage Store · Jamaica Plain · 13 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: For a wide variety of second hand clothing and the satisfaction of helping a good cause, shop at Boomerangs. All sales benefit the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts. Read more.

Wonder Spice is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

12. Wonder Spice

7.5
697 Centre St (at Centre), Jamaica Plain, MA
Thai Restaurant · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 16 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Try the Phnom Penh Noodle Soup! Or the drunken noodles. Delightful. Read more.

Fire Opal is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

13. Fire Opal

683 Centre St, Boston, MA
Jewelry Store · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 1 tip

BU TodayBU Today: A great place to shop for a unique gift, the Fire Opal has a beautiful selection of glassware, pottery, tiles, furniture, and textiles. Read more.

The Purple Cactus is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

14. The Purple Cactus

6.6
674 Centre St (Seaverns Ave.), Boston, MA
Burrito Place · Jamaica Plain · 31 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: The guacamole is absolutely superb. The closest thing to fast food in JP, this place offers fresh, low-fat Mexican classics that are very high in flavor. Read more.

City Feed & Supply is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

15. City Feed & Supply

8.9
672 Centre St (Seaverns Ave), Jamaica Plain, MA
Sandwich Place · Jamaica Plain · 55 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Their motto “Buy Fresh, Buy Local,” emphasizes its commitment to sustainability and locally grown or prepared foods. The selection of sandwiches and baked goods is great, as is the fair trade coffee. Read more.

Centre Street Cafe is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

16. Centre Street Cafe

7.8
669 Centre St #A (at Seaverns Ave.), Boston, MA
Italian Restaurant · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 27 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A JP institution, Centre Street Cafe has a line out the door every weekend during brunch hours. Dinner is quieter (no cells allowed), but the food is just as delicious and creative. Read more.

17. J.P. Licks Jamaica Plain

9.2
659 Centre St (btwn Seaverns & Starr), Boston, MA
Ice Cream Shop · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 78 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Another JP landmark, JP Licks now has 10 locations in and around Boston. For the best ice cream, hard and soft yogurt, egg creams, frappes, and a large coffee selection, you can't go wrong Read more.

Caramelo Clothing Company is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

18. Caramelo Clothing Company

606 Centre St (Pond street), Jamaica Plain, MA
Men's Store · Jamaica Plain · 4 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: From timeless pieces to hip looks from local clothing companies, Caramelo carries an extensive collection of men’s wear and accessories: the selection of ties, wallets, belts, and rings is fantastic Read more.

JP Comics & Games is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

19. JP Comics & Games

603 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA
Bookstore · Jamaica Plain · 3 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This store is a must-visit for any gaming fan! It also holds an open comic forum every other Saturday, Dungeons & Dragons encounters every Wednesday, and game nights every Thursday. Read more.

Ten Tables is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

20. Ten Tables

8.1
597 Centre St (Pond St.), Jamaica Plain, MA
New American Restaurant · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 36 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A welcoming atmosphere and a seasonally-changing menu are both great features of Ten Tables. The also serve wines from vineyards that practice organic or biodynamic winemaking, and unique cocktails Read more.

Tres Gatos is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

21. Tres Gatos

8.9
470 Centre St (at Roseway St.), Boston, MA
Tapas Restaurant · Jamaica Plain · 43 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: With an emphasis on local meats and fish, Tres Gatos is based on the belief that “sharing good food, music, and books is essential to a happy life.” Read more.

Canary Square is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

22. Canary Square

7.8
435 S Huntington Ave (at Centre St.), Boston, MA
American Restaurant · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 72 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A wildly inventive cocktail menu is Canary Square's trademark. Our favorite is the Centre Street, featuring bourbon, rosemary-orange syrup, fresh lemon juice, and a dash of ginger ale. Read more.

Monumental Cupcakes at JP Art Market is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

23. Monumental Cupcakes at JP Art Market

7.6
36 South St, Boston, MA
Bakery · Jamaica Plain · 7 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Monumental Cupcakes offers some of the most scrumptious cupcakes in town. The inventive flavors change daily, but classics like red velvet are mouthwatering fixtures, as are the shop’s vegan options. Read more.

James's Gate is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

24. James's Gate

5 McBride St (at South St.), Boston, MA
Pub · Jamaica Plain · 31 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: With both a dining room and pub, Canary Square is big on comfort foods like shepherd' pie and fish and chips. An inviting atmosphere makes this Irish pub a friendly, homey destination. Read more.

Café Bartlett Square is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

25. Café Bartlett Square

7.2
154 Green St (Amory St.), Boston, MA
Café · Jamaica Plain · 20 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This sleek café, which resembles a renovated warehouse, offers ample space to enjoy a cappuccino, pastry, artisan sandwich or ice cream from Cambridge-based Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream. Read more.

Canto 6 is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

26. Canto 6

8.4
3346 Washington St (at Glenn Rd), Jamaica Plain, MA
Bakery · Jamaica Plain · 31 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: "Pastry heaven" is what one devoted fan calls Canto 6. Of special note are the cannelés, small confections with a crème brûlée–like outer shell and a deep vanilla custard inside. Read more.

Doyle's Cafe is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

27. Doyle's Cafe

8.5
3484 Washington St (Williams St), Jamaica Plain, MA
Pub · Jamaica Plain · 121 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: In business since 1882, Doyle's cafe is like a time machine. Devoted to all things Boston, it also has one of New England's largest selections of draft beers. Read more.

Bella Luna & Milky Way is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

28. Bella Luna & Milky Way

8.6
284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA
American Restaurant · Jamaica Plain · 52 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Bella Luna is a great place for pizza, calzones, and live music! It's one of the neighborhood's most popular destinations for good reason. If you don't want to wait for a table, they offer take out! Read more.

Ula Cafe is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

29. Ula Cafe

7.8
284 Amory St (btw New Minton St & Porter St), Jamaica Plain, MA
Coffee Shop · Jamaica Plain · 66 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Fair trade coffee, loose leaf tea, and a variety of pastries and salads are all tasty treats at Ula Cafe. Read more.

Centre Street Sanctuary is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

30. Centre Street Sanctuary

365 Centre St (at Creighton St), Boston, MA
American Restaurant · Hyde Square · 19 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Since its 2013 opening, Sanctuary has become one of JP’s most popular eateries, offering a wide selection of appetizers, grilled meats, and fish, and selected dishes created by chef Steve Adan. Read more.

On Centre is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

31. On Centre

7.5
636 Centre St, Boston, MA
Accessories Store · Jamaica Plain · 4 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: This small gem of a gift shop offers a small, but select choice of clothing, handbags, jewelry, kitchen appliances, paper supplies, and other housewares. It’s the perfect place to find a quirky gift! Read more.

Grass Fed is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

32. Grass Fed

8.3
605 Centre St (at Pond St.), Boston, MA
Burger Joint · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 56 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: Featuring a variety of 100% grass-fed beef burgers, fries, hotdogs, sandwiches, & milkshakes, as well as beer and wine, this unpretentious eatery offers a "neighborhood vibe" at appealing prices. Read more.

7 Pond Coffee Bar is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

33. 7 Pond Coffee Bar

6.6
7 Pond St, Jamaica Plain, MA
Coffee Shop · Jamaica Hills - Pond · 8 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: 7 Pond is designed for people who want get a great cup of coffee on the go. The knowledgeable & friendly baristas specialize in made-to-order “pour-over” coffees made from single-source beans. Read more.

Video Underground is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

34. Video Underground

7.9
385 Centre St (at Perkins St.), Boston, MA
Video Store · Hyde Square · 6 tips and reviews

BU TodayBU Today: A knowledgeable and friendly staff can help you find whatever you're looking for from an ever-expanding selection of over 15,000 titles. Summer film screenings in the backyard on Thursdays Read more.

Hatched is one of Nearby Neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain.

35. Hatched

5 Green St (Centre Street), Boston, MA
Kids Store · Jamaica Plain · 1 tip

BU TodayBU Today: This children’s boutique offers a huge selection of organic fiber children’s clothing (ages newborn to 8 years), as well as eco-friendly creative toys. Read more.