Durgin Park, the iconic Fanuil Hall restaurant is closing on January 12:

Durgin-Park, a Faneuil Hall staple since 1827, will be closing on January 12.

Employees of the historic restaurant were notified about the decision to close Wednesday.

Durgin-Park is one of the oldest restaurants in the country. It gained a reputation for its good-hearted waitresses being nearly as “fresh” as its fish.


Parent company Ark Restaurants based out of New York says it’s the nature of the business – and that the restaurant just isn’t making money like it used to.

Seriously, this sucks like 1000 hovers all going at once.

F%$# Ark Restaurants.

There are plenty of people in the Boston who are more than willing to abuse me, but none of them make prime rib, Boston baked beans, and Indian pudding like Durgin Park.


  1. Boris says:

    The half-dozen times I've visited Boston (and suffered through as many servings of BBBs) have convinced me that those beans are solely responsible for the dour, near puritanical disposition of everyone I encountered in public. Jes' saying…

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