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Market Grill to Close at End of December - May Reopen Some Day

Market Grill Manager Tracy Ramirez reports on Facebook that "At the end of December, after over 7 years of incredible business, The Market Grill as you all know and love it will be closing it's doors." She says this is because of issues with the landlord, "zoning laws and red tape" and the chef's health issues.

She says, "The future is uncertain, but our hearts and our heads are dedicated to remaking The Market Grill a better version of itself at some point in the future."

- Brad Haugaard


  1. This is rotten news. The Market Grill is one of the best places around. I *really* hope they can work things out so they can stay, if not in the same place (which is wonderful), at least nearby. Their team, oh and their food, are a neighborhood treasure.

  2. I'd love to hear the other side of the story from the city and landlord. You would think the landlord would be happy to have just about anyone in that property given its location and the past businesses that have failed there.

  3. That location has always been some kind of grocery store since the 1950s. (My memories don't go farther back.) There was a barbershop in the corner partition when I was a kid.

    Landlord issues, I doubt. City issues, I agree. I could name over a dozen businesses that moved out of the county and out of the state due to regulations or inspections. I

    1. There seem to be a heck of a lot of restaurants that are doing quite well. Monrovia is packed right now with people enjoying them. I hate explosive diarrhea and vomiting after a meal and applaud all the tight regulation that our city and the health department does. Where did these dozens of restaurants go? Mexico?