Monday, February 05, 2018

J.P. Licks Is Opening in South Boston

by Marc Hurwitz

It looks like a local group of ice cream cafes will be opening a new shop in one of Boston's hottest neighborhoods.

According to a Twitter post from @chipsy231, J.P. Licks is planning to open in South Boston, moving into the space on W Broadway where the Cuttin Club beauty salon had been. The tweet indicates that the proposed location is expected to be talked about on February 13, with local residents invited to the meeting.

Currently, locations of J.P. Licks can be found at in Jamaica Plain, Assembly Row and Davis Square in Somerville, Boston's Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and Mission Hill, Cambridge's Harvard Square, Coolidge Corner in Brookline, West Roxbury, Newton Centre, Lynnfield, Wellesley, and Dedham.

The address for the new location of J.P. Licks in South Boston is 397 W Broadway, South Boston, MA, 02127. The website for all locations can be found at

[September 12 update: A new job post within the Craigslist site confirms that J.P. Licks is indeed on its way to South Boston, as the post mentions that they are currently looking for assistant managers and shift supervisors.]

[November 15 update: A tweet from the place indicates that J.P. Licks is now open in South Boston.]

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[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]