List of beloved Bay Area bars, restaurants and cafes that are closing for good

An unfortunately result of the coronavirus pandemic, here is a list of recently announced permanent closuers:
SAN FRANCISCO — Potrero Hill sushi bar Skool
OAKLAND — Stork Club, an Oakland bar that’s been in business since 1918
SAN MATEO — Viognier, the San Mateo restaurant that gave famed chef Gary Danko his start
SAN JOSE — Sino Restaurant + Lounge, an upscale cocktail bar and dim sum spot on Santana Row
BELMONT — The Van’s, a 1915 World’s Fair teahouse turned 1930s tea house turned neighborhood restaurant,
LOS GATOS — Artisanal Los Gatos candy shop Chocolate Dream Box
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco location of Hakkasan, a 12-restaurant chain owned by an Abu Dhabi-based investment company,
SAN FRANCISCO — Ingleside Terrace bakery Zanze’s Cheesecake has closed its doors after 42 years in business.
SAN FRANCISCO — Paul Bavaro’s Mission District bars, Thieves Tavern and Blind Cat
OAKLAND — The Lede, a lunch counter from former Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell
SAN FRANCISCO — The Stud, one of the best-known LGBTQ bars in San Francisco, moved out of the SoMa space it’s occupied since 1987
SAN FRANCISCO —  Toy Boat Dessert Cafe, an Inner Richmond ice cream shop known for its vintage posters, collectibles, and frozen treats
SAN FRANCISCO — Angkor Borei, one of the city’s only Cambodian restaurants, is closing after 30 years
SAN FRANCISCO — According to its website, Iza Ramen’s SoMa location has permanently closed, but its Lower Haight spot is open.
LOS GATOS — Popular Los Gatos restaurant Nick’s Next Door has closed for good
OAKLAND — Miliki, one of the only Nigerian restaurants in Oakland and a hub for the East Bay’s West African community

You can view the full running list at here.




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