[Ed note: This article was updated multiple times including on June 20, showing that all of these spots are now open once again.]
The trend of local dining establishments closing in the winter seems to be accelerating, and some restaurants and bars have announced that they will do so.
According to one article From Eater Boston, Shore Leave and Orinoco in Brookline Village at the southern end of Boston, and Harvard Square in Cambridge went dormant in late November, while Kokeshi in Salem has closed its storefront and temporarily moved into the affiliated Bambolina space, and Beacon Hill The Sevens has closed until sometime in early 2021.In addition, a source told us that Waltham’s The Gaff will “suspend” its business after business hours on Saturday, November 28 and Facebook’s business hours postal Thomas Holland • Bar from A&B Kitchen stated that it will be temporarily closed after get off work tomorrow (Wednesday, November 25).
In the past few months, many other restaurants and bars have been closed for the winter, and more places are preparing to enter hibernation in the coming weeks.
[April 2, 2021 update: As stated earlier, A&B Kitchen • Bar is now open, and we have just learned that The Gaff opens back up today as well.]
[April 22, 2021 update: According to a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, Orinoco in Brookline Village and Harvard Square opened back up on April 16.]
[May 7, 2021 update: According to its social media, Shore Leave is now open once again.]
[June 9, 2021 update: A Facebook post from the place mentions that The Sevens is open once again.]
[June 20, 2021 update: A Facebook post from Kokeshi indicates that it is now open in both in its original location on Lafayette Street as well as in the Bambolina space on Derby Street.]
[A related post from our sister site (Boston’s Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]
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