15 Recent Boston-Area Restaurant Openings and Closings

Here are some of the Boston-area restaurants that recently opened and closed.

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by CHLOE opened in Fenway on June 1. The new vegan restaurant is located at 100 Van Ness Street, Boston, MA, 02215.
Mexicali Sushi Bar is looking to open a location in East Boston. Rumors are swirling that the restaurant will feature Sushi Burritos. The proposed address of the new spot is 191-201 Sumner Street, East Boston, MA, 02128.
Oath Craft Pizza is planning to open locations in the Fenway section of Boston along with Cambridge's Central Square, with the former opening at the upcoming 1350 Boylston apartment complex and the latter going into the new Novartis building on Mass. Ave. Once the Fenway and Central Square shops open (possibly September/October and August/September, respectively), the two new locations will join others in Boston's South Station, Somerville's Davis Square, Brookline's Coolidge Corner, and Chestnut Hill Square on the Newton/Brookline border, along with the original on Straight Wharf in Nantucket.
Joshua Smith of the Moody's Deli and The Backroom is taking over the now-closed Santa Banta on Moody Street, while a phone called placed to Smith indicates that he is planning to open an oyster/ceviche bar within the Santa Banta space that will be accessed by an archway leading from The Backroom, while a taco and BBQ spot will open in a separate space next to the oyster bar that is accessed from Moody Street.
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Blaze Pizza is planning to open by Boston University, taking over the space on Commonwealth Avenue where a location of BurgerFi had been. The address for the upcoming location of Blaze Pizza by BU is 961 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215.
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Jade Monkey in Cleveland Circle has closed. The address for this now-closed Asian restaurant in Cleveland Circle was: Jade Monkey, 1952 Beacon Street, Brighton, MA, 02135.
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A Starbucks is opening in Charlestown! Construction is currently underway at the historic Five Cents Saving Bank in Thompson Square, a location smack in the middle of town that dates to 1873.
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Certified Meatball Company is planning to open in South Boston later this month. The address for Certified Meatball Company is 429 West Broadway, South Boston, MA, 02127.
Dig Inn opened on June 1 on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing, joining another location on Boylston Street across from Copley Square. A third shop at the Prudential Center will soon be coming as well, though there does not appear to be an opening date for that outlet as of yet. The address for this new restaurant in Downtown Crossing is: Dig Inn, 277 Washington Street, Boston, MA, 02108.
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Oye's restaurant opened in Saugus on June 8. The address of the new Chinese-Japanese restaurant is 44 Broadway, Saugus, MA, 01906.
by CHLOE opened in Fenway on June 1. The new vegan restaurant is located at 100 Van Ness Street, Boston, MA, 02215.
En Boca, a restaurant that featured shareable plates in Harvard Square has shut down. The restaurant only opened last fall. The now-closed restaurant was located at 8 Holyoke Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138.
A brick-and-mortar restaurant called Field & Vine is set to open in Somerville's Union Square. The restaurant will be located at 9 Sanborn Court, Somerville, MA, 02143.
Hull's Kitchen at Nantasket Beach is opening HK Too. The mainly-seafood restaurant is set to open in mid-June and will be located at 276 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA, 02045.
La Rana Rosa in Jamaica Plain is closing its doors on Friday June 16. The popular pizza joint opened back in February and was located at 154 Green Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130.
Prince Postal in the North End is closing its doors. The restaurant was located at 71 Prince Street, Boston, MA, 02113.
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