Restaurant Closings

The bar at Tapeo

After 22 Years on Newbury Street, Tapeo Will Close This Weekend

Newbury Street is soon to be down one of its longstanding dining options: Tapeo will close Sunday, Jan. 14, after more than two decades of […]

La Motta's

La Motta’s Will Close after New Year’s Eve

This post was updated at 1:15 p.m. to confirm it’s going to be another Burro Bar. Just more than two years after debuting, La Motta’s […]


Allston Beer Bar Sunset Grill & Tap Has Shuttered

Pour one out for Boston’s original beer bar: The Sunset Grill & Tap and its upstairs pool hall, Patron’s, have closed for good. Eater Boston […]

Fairsted Kitchen

Fairsted Kitchen Will Transform Into Grassona’s Italian

After four years dishing out Middle Eastern-leaning fare and craft cocktails, “the lovely experiment that is Fairsted Kitchen will come to an end December 31st,” […]


Highland Fried Will Replace East Coast Grill

UPDATE: Friday, Dec. 15, 10:45 a.m.: Highland Fried opens today, and the menu’s now online. Along with your choice of fried chicken parts and a […]

Self Portrait opens in Cambridge on April 28

Tim Wiechmann’s Self Portrait Has Closed

Chef Tim Wiechmann unveiled his Self Portrait earlier this year, but it was apparently just a fleeting glimpse. The French bistro, which opened in April […]

A boutique hotel is in the works at 899-907 Main St. in Central Square

A Boutique Hotel Will Replace Cinderella’s Restaurant in Cambridge

Plans to revamp the Central Square building into a new, 67-room hotel with a roof bar have been approved by the Cambridge Planning Board, Wicked Local […]


Tavern Road Will Close at the End of August

This post was updated August 15 to include new comments from Tavern Road co-owner and chef Louis DiBiccari. Four years later—but what feels like a lifetime […]


The Blue Room and Belly Wine Bar to Close This Summer

Even an iconic establishment must make tough choices in the face of an industry-wide labor problem in a rapidly changing city. The Blue Room, Julia […]


Journeyman Will Close in Early June

After a six-plus-year journey in Somerville, a very unique restaurant will close its doors for good in June. Journeyman just announced its final night of […]

Blue Ginger is closing

Ming Tsai Is Closing Blue Ginger

One door closes, another door opens… into a fast-casual restaurant. Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is shuttering his Wellesley flagship, Blue Ginger, in June, while he […]

Pho Hai San at Pho So 1 / Photo by Alex Lau for "What the Pho?"

Pho So 1 Has Lost Its License to Serve

The proprietor can appeal to higher authorities, but at this present juncture, it looks like a beloved Dorchester noodle shop is closed for good. Pho […]


After 54 Years, Martignetti Liquors Is Closing its Doors

Martignetti Liquors, a Brighton fixture since 1963, is closing up shop, as reported by Boston Restaurant Talk, but only for regular customers. The company has transitioned from […]


Aurum Hand Pies Closes Its Jamaica Plain Restaurant

A post shared by Aurum Catering & Hand Pies (@aurumpies) on Nov 10, 2016 at 6:40pm PST Of all the small eateries tucked in Jamaica […]


T.W. Food Is Closing to Make Room for a ‘Totally Unique’ New Restaurant

A pillar of the Boston area’s fine dining scene is saying goodbye to the tasting menu format. T.W. Food will shutter after service on February […]