Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The Dial and the Blue Owl at 907 Main in Cambridge's Central Square Have Closed; Future of Places Unknown

A restaurant and a bar in Cambridge that are located on the ground floor and the top floor of a boutique hotel are closed for now, and it isn't known what may become of either of them.

According to a poster within the Friends of Boston's Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, The Dial at 907 Main Central Square is shuttered for at least the time being with a note on both its website and the website for the Blue Owl saying that they will be "closed for the winter of 2024" while also saying "big things coming soon!" As soon as we find out more, including whether one or more new concepts may be coming to the spaces or whether The Dial and/or the Blue Owl could open back up, we will post an update here, so stay tuned.

The Dial first opened in 2020 while the Blue Owl debuted in the following year; the website for the former is at https://www.thedialcentralsq.com/ while the website for the latter is at https://www.blueowlcentralsq.com/

According to multiple sources, the closing of The Dial and the Blue Owl appear to be permanent, with an Instagram post from The Dial seeming to confirm this, saying the following: "It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the permanent closing of The Dial and The Blue Owl. We thank you all for being part of The Dial and Blue Owl community and a part of the diverse neighborhood that gives Central Square it's unique energy. Together we celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, promotions, pride months and return to office cocktails; whatever the occasion we were grateful that you chose to spend it here with us."]

[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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