A List of Restaurant Closures in MoCo Since March 17th, 2020

A List of Restaurant Closures in MoCo Since March 17th, 2020

Though this isn’t a list of closures caused by the pandemic, since there is no way to determine every reason behind a closure, 17% of restaurants (over 110,000) have closed since the time it started, according to Business Insider.

Below we’ve compiled a list of restaurant/bar closings in Montgomery County since March 17th. Please comment to let us know of any we may have missed.

Temporary closures are included if the restaurant is still closed as of February 17th, 2020 and establishments that have announced they will close permanently in the future are also included.

Addie’s (Park Potomac)

Addis Ababa (Silver Spring)

Al Sospiro Trattoria (Olney)

Aroma (Montgomery Mall)

Auntie Ann’s (Gaithersburg)

Bagel City (Rockville)

Baskin Robbin’s (Olney)

Beefsteak (Montgomery Mall)

Breadsmith (Potomac)

Boca Botanas (Gaithersburg, listed as temporary)

Buena Vida (Silver Spring)

Cafe Deluxe (Bethesda)

Chuck E. Cheese (Gaithersburg)

Chuy’s (Rockville)

Cici’s Pizza (Rockville)

Coldstone (Montgomery Mall)

Da Marco The Italian Place (Germantown)

Diya Bistro (Kentlands)

Dokiya Ramen (Rockville)

Dolcezza (Bethesda, announced closure)

Eggpectation (Silver Spring)

Ejji Ramen (Montgomery Mall)

Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle (Bethesda)

Flower Child (Rockville)

Fu Lin Restaurant (Silver Spring)

George’s Chophouse (Bethesda)

Great Shoals (Takoma Park)

Green Turtle (Germantown)

Godiva (Montgomery Mall) 

Gumbo Ya Ya (Rockville)

Gusto (Bethesda)

Gusto (Montgomery Mall, listed as temporary)

Honeyfish (Rockville)

IT’SUGAR (Rockville)

J.Chow’s (Montgomery Mall)

Jaleo (Bethesda, will become Spanish Diner under same ownership)

JDS Shanghai (Gaithersburg)

JennyCakes Bakery (Kensington)

Jimmy John’s (Germantown)

Jimmy John’s (Silver Spring)

Jumbo Jumbo (Rockville)

KFC (Gaithersburg)

Khyber Kitchen (Silver Spring)

Krazy Steve’s (Silver Spring)

La Madeleine (Bethesda)

La Tasca (Rockville)

Le Pain Quotidien (Potomac)

Le Vieux Logis (Bethesda)

Little Beet Table (Chevy Chase, listed as temporary)

Lotus Grill and Bar (Bethesda)

Lucy’s (Bethesda)

Minerva Express (Gaithersburg, not the full-service Minerva)

Mirch Masala (Montgomery Mall)

Mistik Taverna (Germantown)

Mythos Mediterranean Grill (Gaithersburg)

Nantucket’s Reef (Rockville, listed as closed by Yelp)

Nestle Toll House (Kentlands)

Nestle Toll House (Wheaton Mall)

Nick’s Chophouse (King Farm, Rockville)

Not Your Average Joe’s (Bethesda, listed as temporary) 

Not Your Average Joe’s (Silver Spring)

P.F. Chang’s (Chevy Chase)

Panera (Rockville Town Center, listed as temporary)

Panera (Wheaton Mall)

PassionFish (Bethesda)

Peet’s Coffee (Bethesda)

Poke Papa (Bethesda)

Prima (Bethesda)

Roti (Chevy Chase, listed as temporary)

Roti (Pike & Rose)

Ruby Tuesday (Lakeforest)

Sergio Ristorante (Silver Spring)

Smoketown BBQ (Olney)

Spice 6 (Montgomery Mall)

St. Arnold’s Mussel Bar (Bethesda, formerly Tyber Bierhaus, listed as temporary)

Subway (Rockville Federal Plaza)

Starbucks (Rio)

Subway (Rockville Federal Plaza)

Sweetly Anchored (Potomac)

Taste of New Orleans- Seneca Smokehouse (Darnestown)

Thai Pavilion (Rockville Town Square)

The Grille (Flower Hill)

Tortacos (Gaithersburg)

Union Jack’s (Gaithersburg)

Urban BBQ (Rockville- Chapman location)

Urban Butcher (Silver Spring, listed as temporary)

Watershed Cafe (Poolesville)

Wine Harvest (Park Potomac)

Ziki Japanese Steakhouse (Gaithersburg, listed as temporary)















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