UPDATE: Kelly's Landing in Weymouth Has Closed
[Ed note: This article was updated on December 27 to reflect the fact that the restaurant has closed for good.]
A decades-old South Shore restaurant that is known in part for its seafood is getting ready to call it a day.
According to a poster on the Weymouth is Everything Facebook group page, Kelly's Landing in Weymouth will be shutting down on December 20, with a phone call placed to the Bridge Street dining spot confirming this, though it is possible that the place could remain open until December 21. No specific reason has been given for the closure of Kelly's Landing; as soon as we find out why it is closing--and what might be moving into the space--we will post an update here.
An earlier article from the Patriot Ledger mentions that Kelly's Landing first opened in Weymouth in 1979, and that it was named after the now-closed (and unrelated) Kelly's Landing in South Boston. A second location of the restaurant can be found in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
The address for this soon-to-close restaurant in Weymouth is: Kelly's Landing, 159 Bridge Street, Weymouth, MA, 02191.
Thanks to one of our sources who initially brought this to our attention.
[December 4 update: The Patriot Ledger states that Kelly's Landing will close on December 22, with the main reason for the closure being rising costs. The article also mentions that the place has been purchased and that a new spot called True North Kitchen and Bar will replace it, opening its doors after several months of renovations.]
[December 22 update: A Facebook post from the place indicates that Kelly's Landing will remain open through Christmas Eve, with the dining room being open from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM today and tomorrow and the lounge being open from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM, while only the lounge will be open on Christmas Eve, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.]
[December 26 update: A new article from the Patriot Ledger mentions that the closing of Kelly's Landing has been postponed as, the lawyers involved have not yet scheduled the real estate closing.]
[December 27 update: A phone call placed to the restaurant indicates that Kelly's Landing in Weymouth has closed its doors for good.]
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