Monday, March 01, 2021

Monument Restaurant Team Looking to Open Diner-Style Concept in Grasshopper Cafe Space in Charlestown

The people behind a Charlestown restaurant and bar could be opening a new spot in the space that had been home to a neighborhood eatery for the past decade.

According to a poster within the Friends of Boston's Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, the Monument Restaurant & Tavern team have proposed a diner-style concept for the Grasshopper Cafe space on Bunker Hill Street. An article from the Charlestown Bridge mentions that the plans are in their early stages, with the people behind Monument--which is located on Main Street--giving details about the proposal in a Zoom meeting last week.

In 2019, it was reported that the owners of the Grasshopper Cafe were planning to close the place as they were looking to retire.

The address for the proposed diner from the Monument folks is 229 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, MA, 02129.

[March 24 update: A licensing board hearing page within the City of Boston website indicates that the proposed eatery will be called Monument Diner, though it looks like its exact address will be 231 Bunker Hill Street.]

[Earlier Article]
Grasshopper Cafe in Charlestown May Be Closing

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]

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