Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The Joshua Tree in Allston Has Closed

It looks like a pair of local restaurants and sports bars is now down to just one, as its Allston location has closed.

According to a source of ours--and also based on information from a post from a person on the Chowhound site and a tweet from @marshallcrane (who is GM of SolToro Tequila Grill at Mohegan Sun Casino)--The Joshua Tree on Commonwealth Avenue is no longer in operation, with talk of the space possibly being sold to a grocery store (the Chowhound poster mentions that a Trader Joe's could be moving in, but that has not been confirmed). This is the second time that the Allston location of The Joshua Tree has disappeared, as it changed over to a place called Barley Hall back in August of 2011 before switching back to The Joshua Tree in April of 2012.

Our source tells us that the Allston location of The Joshua Tree closed on January 1. (Note: Its Somerville location in Davis Square remains open.)

The address for this now-closed restaurant and bar in Allston was: The Joshua Tree, 1314 Commonwealth Avenue, Allston, MA, 02134. The website for The Joshua Tree in Somerville is at

[Earlier Article]
The Joshua Tree in Allston Is Replacing Barley Hall, Which Had Replaced The Joshua Tree

[New article from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): Slideshow--Twelve Soups from Restaurants in the Boston Area and Beyond]

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Blogger Sheldon Toplitt said...

It's a haunted location. Numerous restaurants there over the years. Hasn't been successful since the old Hofbrau House in the '70s that used to show movies. Most of the places, such as Joshua Tree, served fair to middling food with little enthusiasm.

10:46 AM  
Blogger LMC said...

Play It Again Sam's did should have stayed!

4:16 PM  

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