Thursday, November 16, 2023

Guy Fieri's Tequila Cocina at the Hub on Causeway in Boston Is Being Replaced by Play

A Mexican restaurant in Boston that has both a celebrity chef/restaurateur and a local hospitality and entertainment group behind it is morphing into a new spot.

According to an article from Universal Hub, Big Night is looking to replace Guy Fieri's Tequila Cocina at the Hub on Causeway with a new 185-seat place called Play which would feature American food and games. The post mentions that "the operators felt something like that would fit in better with the sports-focused environment surrounding the Garden," though Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar by Boston Common--which is also a collaboration with Big Night--will remain open.

Guy Fieri's Tequila Cocina first opened in the fall of 2019.

[December 22 update: According to a tweet from the place, Play opens today, with its menu showing such food options as wings, tenders, pork belly sliders, burgers, pizza, Philly cheesesteak, an Italian chopped sandwich, and more. (Its website is at] 

[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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