Restaurant Closings

Tacos at Chilacates

Chilacates Continues Boston Expansion with South End Tacos

A storefront in the South End has swapped whole grain breads for fresh tortillas: Chilacates is opening yet another new location, taking over for the […]

The bar at Redd's in Rozzie

Redd’s In Rozzie Will Close in July

Liquor license reform, while sorely needed in Boston, is the reason a popular Roslindale Village restaurant is closing, according to its owner. Redd’s in Rozzie […]

The Highball Lounge, known for games and playful drinks with rubber duck garnishes, will close.

The Highball Lounge Is Becoming an Elevated “Social Club”

The Nine Zero Hotel’s bar and lounge is making a play to do away with its, erm, playful image. The hotel’s Highball Lounge, which attracted […]

Stephi's in Southie has closed

Stephi’s in Southie Has Closed

When the restaurateurs behind the Met Restaurant Group and Stephanie’s Restaurant Group joined forces earlier this year, they said guests wouldn’t notice big changes right […]

The dining room at Doretta Taverna & Raw Bar

Doretta Taverna Has Closed for Good

Even though it’s the prime season for the spacious patio overlooking the Public Garden outside Doretta Taverna & Raw Bar, the Greek restaurant has called […]

Strip-T's in Watertown

Strip-T’s to Close after 30-Plus Years in Watertown

UPDATE, Monday, June 4, 10:30 a.m.: Strip-T’s is a lunch-only restaurant now that its time is winding down. Check out the limited menu available this month […]


Smith & Wollensky at the Park Plaza Castle Will Close

An international steakhouse chain headquartered in Boston is downsizing its fancy Back Bay pied-à-terre for a more modest setup in the suburbs. Smith & Wollensky […]

centre street cafe

Centre Street Café Is Transforming into a Space-Themed Diner

Centre Street Café is getting a new morning routine. The Jamaica Plain brunch stalwart, which was reopened in 2015 by the Tres Gatos team as an […]

Ryles Jazz Club Cambridge is closing

Ryles Jazz Club Will Close Its Doors

A longtime haunt for live music and dancing is calling it a night after more than 40 years in Inman Square. The family that has […]

The Making of a Restaurant—from Boston magazine Jan 1997

Check Out This January 1997 Boston Magazine Story on the Making of Tremont 647

Andy Husbands is finally ready to share what we all know to be true: His South End mainstay, Tremont 647, is closing this spring after more than […]

Tremont 647

It Appears Tremont 647 Will Close This Spring

UPDATE, 10 a.m.: The plot thickens. The Boston Globe reports Tim Maslow plans to open a Japanese bistro in the South End, his project with prolific restaurateur […]

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,” […]