Popular Greek Restaurant Dmitri’s Closes Its Doors For Good!
Dmitri’s Instagram posted a solemn message informing their followers that the once popular Greek BYOB spot is now gone for good. The message cited COVID-19 as the culprit for its demise, making it another casualty in Philly’s foodie community.
The message stated,“We are sorry to report that Dmitri’s is permanently closed. We wanted to inform you here before you read about it in the paper. COVID changed everything and the towel had to be thrown in. We love all of you, miss you, and hope you stay well.”
Dmitri’s skyrocketed in popularity as one of the forerunners of BYOB dining in the 1990’s. At its height Dmitri’s blossomed to three locations, Queen Village, Fitler Square and Northern Liberties. However, its Northern Liberties location was the last one remaining before it recently succumbed to the strains of the pandemic.
The cash-only Greek eatery also known for its seafood was definitely a hot ticket in town. However, owner Dmitri Chimes stated they just couldn’t weather the storm. Dmitri also took to Instagram to relay a personal message thanking his supporters, stating “All good things come to an end,” said Chimes, who said his landlord would not work with him on rent. “I’ll just put it on the shelf.
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