ST. LOUIS — Some restaurants are beginning to reopen in the St. Louis area for the first time since the COVID-19 began. Restrictions in St. Louis County and the city began to ease on May 18.
Unfortunately, some restaurants had to shut their doors permanently during the pandemic.
Here’s a list of the restaurants that made the decision to close:
• 5 Star Burgers - Creve Coeur
• BRAVO! - West County Mall
• Dubliner in Maplewood – The restaurant posted in April that COVID-19 forced it to close for good.
• Gamlin Whiskey House - announced its closure on May 22. “The weight of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic were simply too much to bear,” the owners wrote on Facebook.
• Melting Pot in University City - closed on April 9 due to the franchise owner's desire to retire, which was accelerated by the pandemic, according to its website.
• P.F. Chang’s in Richmond Heights – This restaurant closed its doors at the end of March when its lease experience.
• Ryder's Tavern - announced its closure on Facebook on May 15.
• Sub Zero Vodka Bar – announced its closure on May 22. “The weight of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic were simply too much to bear,” the owners wrote on Facebook.
• Stir Crazy Fresh Asian Grill - "Unfortunately, economic conditions and other factors brought on by the Coronavirus have forced me to close the restaurant permanently," it wrote on its Facebook on March 31.
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