Printer friendly directions for Cronins' Publick House at 23 Des Moines Road in Quincy, MA: Telephone: (617) 786-9804
From Boston and points NORTH:
Take Route 93S (South East Expressway) to Exit 12 - 3A South / Neponset. At the bottom of the ramp merge onto Gallivan Blvd and pass back under the Expressway. Bear right at the Neponset Car Wash following signs for Rt 3A South onto the Neponset River Bridge. Stay on the bridge staying left onto Quincy Shore Drive and continue for about 3 miles to the intersection of Sea Street. Bear right again, still following signs for Rt 3A, and continue a short distance on Sea Street passing the Mount Wollaston Cemetary to your right. Turn left at the first traffic light at the intersection of the Southern Artery - Rt. 3A (Quincy Police Station). Proceed about one mile and go straight through the intersection of Washington St (Tom O'Brien Hyundai dealership). Make a left at 3rd set of lights approx 1/2 mi -1000 Southern Artery - onto South Street (South becomes DesMoines Road). We're a short distance down the street on the right.
From Hingham / North Weymouth and points EAST:
Take Route 3A North- Bridge Street- through N.Weymouth and cross the Fore River Bridge. Continue straight through the rotary entering Quincy on what is now Washington Street. Turn left at the second traffic light - Chubbuck Street - ReMax Realtors is on the left. Take Chubbuck to the end - about 1/2 mile. Plenty of free street parking is available along either Chubbuck or DesMoines Road.
From Cape Cod and points SOUTH:
Take Route 3 North toward Boston to Exit 17 - Union Street / Braintree. Bear right at end of ramp onto Union Street (Sunoco Station) and continue for about 2 miles to the end. Turn left following the sign for Rt 53 North / Quincy and continue on 53 for approximately one mile. Turn immediatley right after crossing the rail road tracks onto East Howard Street and continue about 1/2 mile passing the former shipyard to your right. Take second left onto Des Moines Road just beyond Hajjar's Auto lot. Cronin's Publick House is about 100 yards down the street on the left.
From Milton and points WEST:
Take Brook Road to the intersection of Adams Street - St. Agatha's Church. Stay right and follow Adams Street through East Milton Square into Quincy. Continue for two miles passing the (the Adams Family Mansion) National Historic Park "Old House" at the corner of Newport Avenue. Stay on Adams crossing Newport Ave and pass South Shore Buick. Merge onto Hancock Street at next intersection (Sullivan Tire) and proceed about 2 tenths of a mile toward Quincy Center. Make the left turn just beyond the United First Parish Church onto Temple Street and make first right onto Washington Street. Stay on Washington Street heading toward the Fore River Bridge for 1 mile. Turn right at 3rd set of lights - Rt 53 South (Tom O'Brien Hyundai dealership). Proceed about 1/2 mile to the 3rd set of lights - 1000 Southern Artery. Turn left onto South Street (which becomes DesMoines Road). We're just down the street on the right.