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Shutter Report: Mystic Celt in Lakeview; Houlihan's Downtown; More

Plus, Robust Coffee Lounge shutters in River North, Taste of Asia — Bamee Noodle Shop closes on Broadway and Towbar calls it quits in Rogers Park.

Mystic Celt
Mystic Celt
Ashok Selvam is the editor of Eater Chicago and a native Chicagoan armed with more than two decades of award-winning journalism. Now covering the world of restaurants and food, his nut graphs are super nutty.

LAKEVIEW— Jan. 2 is the last day for business at the Mystic Celtreports Southport Corridor News. The building at 3443 N. Southport Ave is up for sale.

THE LOOP— Houlihan's has shuttered its downtown location. The chain still operates six suburban spots, but the location at 111 E. Wacker Drive is no longer open.

RIVER NORTH— Robust Coffee Lounge has closed its River North location at 416 W. Ontario St. Robust's other location, in Woodlawn, continues to operate.

LAKEVIEW— Sad news for Thai fans. Taste of Asia— Bamee Noodle Shop closed earlier this fall. The restaurant with the bright-colored neon sign is no longer in operation at 3120 N. Broadway St.


[Photo: Taste of Asia]

ROGERS PARK— Towbar, the motorcycle-themed cafe that's experienced some ownership instability, is done at 1500 W. Jarvis St. Ownership provided "unforeseen circumstances" as the reason, according to DNAinfo.


[Photo: Facebook]

Mystic Celt

3443 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 529-8550 Visit Website

Taste of Asia

3120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 281-2641 Visit Website


1500 W Jarvis Ave, Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 743-2233 Visit Website

Robust Coffee Lounge

6300 South Woodlawn Avenue, , IL 60637 (773) 891-4240 Visit Website