Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Confirmed: Eugene O'Neill's Plans to Return to Jamaica Plain

It appears that an Irish pub that closed a couple of years ago is coming back to its space, though details are few at this point in time.

According to a licensing board hearing page within the City of Boston website, Eugene O'Neill's has applied for a liquor license to operate at its former home on Washington Street in the Forest Hills section of JP. An earlier post from the Jamaica Plain Gazette also shows this, with both indicating that Melissa Hunt will be the manager; this is presumably the same person who is involved with Napper Tandy's, a group of Irish pubs with locations in Roslindale, Norwood, Millis, and Walpole, and which had been connected to the original Eugene O'Neill's. More information should be given in next week's hearing, so stay tuned for updates.

Eugene O'Neill's closed in the fall of 2017 after being in business for approximately five years.

The address for the Eugene O'Neill's space is 3700 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130.

[July 31 update: A new post from the Jamaica Plain Gazette confirms that Eugene O'Neill's is indeed seeking to return to its old space in Forest Hills. (Thanks to Universal Hub for bringing this to our attention.)]

[November 24, 2020 update: According to a tweet from @jessekb, the exterior of Eugene O'Neill's is being worked on now, and the people working out front apparently said that the place could be opening in about a month.]

[Earlier Article]
Eugene O'Neill's in Jamaica Plain Has Closed

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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