1980s: O’Donoghue’s, an Irish pub on Monterey Boulevard

Recently the building at 714-716 Monterey Blvd was put on the market. It’s a good moment to recall one tenant of the commercial space there, O’Donoghue’s Pub. Opened in 1986, it closed about 2000, and was run by Bridget and Patrick O’Donoghue. [Update 2020: The building sold to a new owner and is being used as a private residence.]

2018. 716 Monterey Blvd. Built in 1938. Photo: Amy O’Hair

The bar was featured in the San Francisco Examiner the week after it opened. Continue reading “1980s: O’Donoghue’s, an Irish pub on Monterey Boulevard”