Sunday, August 25, 2019

Common Ground in Allston Is Closing

A popular restaurant and bar in Allston is saying farewell.

According to a Facebook post from the place, Common Ground is shutting down at the end of business hours tonight, with the Harvard Avenue spot saying that "Tonight at 2am we will be closing our doors for good so come celebrate with us Mr. Piercy C K Ryan will be on the bar." A couple of sources tell us that its location in Arlington Center will remain in operation, however, so this just affects the original restaurant.

Common Ground, which first opened in 1995, has been known in part for its comfort food, craft beer list, and craft cocktails.

The address for Common Ground in Allston is 83 Harvard Avenue, Boston, MA, 02134. The website for the existing location in Arlington--which is at 319 Broadway--is

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]