Restaurant Closings


Brewer’s Fork Team Is Taking Over Charlestown’s Navy Yard Bistro

An indispensable dining option in Charlestown is in the midst of its final week in business, but the impending closure of Navy Yard Bistro doesn’t […]

a ricotta cannoli from Maria's Pastry Shop

Maria’s Pastry Shop Will Close For Good in September

The argument over the North End’s best cannoli is going to heat up again this fall—because the bakeshop behind the reigning favorite will no longer […]

Tapestry Expo Kitchen. / Photos provided

Tapestry Restaurant Will Close After Three Years in the Fenway

The Fenway will lose one of its unique, chef-owned restaurants to the dynamics of a rapidly changing neighborhood. Tapestry will close for good this week, as […]

Babbo pizza in Boston will close

One-Time Batali Restaurant Babbo Pizzeria Will Close This Summer

The Boston Seaport will soon lose one of its large, waterfront restaurants opened by a New York City group. Babbo Pizzeria e Enoteca, the wood-fired […]

New Dong Khanh

Chinatown Vietnamese Mainstay New Dong Khanh Will Close in Early August

In the midst of rapidly changing times in Chinatown, one of the neighborhood’s best dining options and one of Boston’s oldest Vietnamese restaurants is shutting […]


Kirkland Tap & Trotter Will Close After Service on Saturday

In his 17 years of owning restaurants, chef Tony Maws did something today that he’s never had to do before: He had to tell his […]


JP’s Soup Shack Will Open a Second Location In Brookline

First, the bad news: Dorado Tacos will close this week, after a decade of serving the Brookline community awesome fish tacos, cemitas (sandwiches), and more coastal […]

The taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co.

Pepita Coffee Will Bring Breakfast Tacos to Lamplighter Brewing Co.

A changing of the baristas is underway at Cambridge’s café-by-day, brewery-by-night. Longfellows Coffee—located at Lamplighter Brewing Co. on Broadway—announced this morning that it will close […]

John Harvard's will close its Cambridge location for good on May 30

John Harvard’s Is Closing Its Cambridge Location at the End of May

Pour one out for another Harvard Square institution: John Harvard’s Ale House will serve its last pint on May 30, after more than 25 years on […]

Retno Pratiwi and Peter Gelling take a break from a Kaki Lima pop-up at Mamaleh's

Beloved Pop-Up Kaki Lima Is Leaving Boston for New York

UPDATE, May 9, 2:30 p.m.: The dates are on the books for the final Kaki Lima pop-ups around Boston: Mamaleh’s Delicatessen is hosting on Friday […]

The bar at the Green Briar in Brighton

The Green Briar Pub Is Closing after Almost 30 Years in Brighton

Big changes are about to happen in Brighton: One of the neighborhood’s go-to bars is closing for good. The Green Briar will close its heavy, […]


Harvard Square’s Night Market Has Closed for Good

Cambridge is down a unique, affordable restaurant. After nearly five years in Harvard Square, Night Market closed after service last night for the final time. […]


Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill in Patriot Place Just Closed

Looks like you’ll have to fill up your red Solo cups elsewhere. Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Foxboro’s giant country music venue […]

Manoa Poke Shop's Ahi Classic bowl

Manoa Poke Will Close This Week after Two Years in Somerville

A couple years after poke—Hawaii’s favorite marinated seafood snack—first caught on here in Boston, the area’s most authentic poke stop is closing for good. Manoa […]


Chef Mary Dumont’s Restaurant Cultivar Has Closed

2019 is only a week old, but already proving merciless to Boston foodies. New Year’s Eve marked the last hurrah for beloved restaurants L’Espalier, Shepard, and Erbaluce; historic […]