929 F Street, NW
From Co Co Sala:
“10 years ago we opened the doors and our hearts to DC and now it is time to say farewell. It is with great sadness, yet tremendous gratitude that we are announcing Co Co. Sala will be closing on February 24, 2018. We feel beyond blessed to have been part of so many celebrations and experiences that our guests so graciously have allowed us to indulge in over the years. Thank you for choosing us to be part of your lives! (more…)
1919 L Street, NW
Ed. Note: In 2009 Black Rooster almost closed after the Peace Corps HQ planned on expanding but it was saved last minute. Since the reason for this closure is the “lease is up” it doesn’t sound like a similar reprieve will be likely.
“It is with tremendous regret and personal sorrow that I must announce the upcoming closing of the Black Rooster Pub May 2018. The Rooster opened in 1970 and has had a long and successful run–certainly more than most pubs in the city. However, our lease is up and all good things must come to an end. It is certainly the end of an era. (more…)
4000 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
From an email:
“After almost 20 years in business, Cafe Ole will be closing on January 31st. Fannie Mae is moving downtown and the building is being redeveloped. It has been a great run and we would like to thank all of our customers for making it such a success. Please come by for a last meal and a toast to the future!
Cafe Ole is currently located at 4000 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. We are looking for a new home!”
734 7th St NW at H Street, NW
Thanks to Craig (and Barred in DC who reminds us a Capital One Cafe is coming.) for the massive news. Fuddruckers closed in Dupont back in 2010 (that location is now a Shake Shack.) Chinatown’s retail shakeup continues with the recent closure of RFD and rumors of Hooters closing soon too but they still seem open. Anyway, pour one out for Fuddruckers – they had a helluva run.
2007 14th Street, NW just north of U Street
Back in September we noted that the first floor of MARVIN Temporarily Closed for “10 year anniversary prep.” Update from MARVIN:
“At our 10 year mark, we decided in August to renovate bistro at Marvin. With a couple months to reflect on it, we all realized that the true importance of Marvin is in the cultural and entertainment realm. After considering all of the ways we wanted to add to the neighborhood, we decided to re-open the first floor as Marvin Social- a small live music venue, offering good food and inventive cocktails serving the vibrant and diverse community of our neighborhood. The current schedule is here under “Marvin Social Performance Line Up”. In keeping with supporting our community, we’ve partnered with Joe Herrera to book local talent and Dwayne Morton, our beverage director, has been working hard on curating our cocktail menu to feature local distilleries.”
You can see the menu for Marvin Social + Roof Deck here.
1905 9th Street, NW
From 1905 BISTRO & BAR:
“After nine wonderful years on 9th Street, we have decided that it’s time to close our doors next month.
Being a part of Shaw for nearly a decade and watching the neighborhood blossom around us has been an exciting privilege. This community has embraced our little restaurant in ways we never could have imagined. We couldn’t have been luckier to have opened during one of the D.C. dining community’s most impressive periods of expansion in recent history, sharing and growing with so many other incredible small, local businesses. (more…)
1016 H Street, NE
From Liberty Tree:
“It is with very mixed emotions we announce that we have sold The Liberty Tree. Every second of our time as part of this community has been a joy, but sometimes an offer comes along that you just can’t turn down. The bonds we have formed with our H Street family are truly special and we can’t thank you enough for sharing the last 8 years of your lives with us. We are eternally grateful for all the love and support you’ve shown us along the way. Hopefully we’ll get to see you at least one more time before we close this chapter and our doors at the end of October.”
Liberty Tree was an OG H Street 2.0 spot opening back in March 2010. RIP. Stay tuned for more info when known and pour some out for Liberty Tree they were phenomenal.