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Jade Monkey Opens in Cleveland Circle

Get ready for some fish bowls.

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Jade Monkey
Jade Monkey
Provided, Ken Kinna

The reincarnation of a Vietnamese restaurant in Cleveland Circle is complete. Jade Monkey opened at 1952 Beacon St. on Friday in a flurry of snow and Asian fusion dishes.

The new restaurant emerged from the former Sa Pa space under the same ownership but with a much different vibe. The full-service, sit-down Jade Monkey specializes in dishes like barbecue baby back ribs, crab rangoon, fish bowls with Faroe Island salmon, bao buns, and more, according to a number of posts from guests on the restaurant's Facebook page.

Jade Monkey joins a handful of restaurants in this Boston College-adjacent section of Brighton, including Cityside Bar, Boloco, Chipotle, Eagle's Deli, and Pino's Pizza, but it brings a different kind of cuisine to the table, complete with a "Monkey Bar" for assorted alcoholic beverages.

Hey Cleveland Circle! We are finally ready for you. The fish bowl is a must try. Faroe Island salmon, chilled soba...

Posted by Jade Monkey on Friday, February 5, 2016

Update: Jade Monkey is currently open seven days a week from 4-11 p.m., with food served from 5-10 p.m. Here is a look at the full menu:

Jade Monkey Opening Dinner Menu