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Route 9 Restaurant Closes Its Doors

The restaurant is the first Framingham business to close in 2013.

Top Shelf Restaurant has served its last meal.

The owners announced the restaurant's closing on its Facebook page: "To all our customers, we regret to inform you that we have had to close effective 1/1/2013."

The owners wrote "Due to extraordinary town fees and regulations, as well as these economic times, it has made it impossible for us to continue. We continue to look for investors that may allow us to return. We thank you all for your business over the past 2 years and hope some day, to serve you once again."

Framingham natives Adam and Jamie Sinewitz along with their father Gary had opened Top Shelf Restaurant in 2011, in the former site of Bronzetti's Pizzeria.

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Wednesday, when Patch contacted the restaurant, they said they hope to eventually re-open, but there is no timetable.

just saying January 07, 2013 at 03:07 PM
I think it is important to support local businesses! Sorry to hear this one closed.
Wake Up January 09, 2013 at 04:34 AM
Another success story for Time Magazine's Man of the Year... "Due to extraordinary town fees and regulations, as well as these economic times". All you fools who voted in the cast of Democrats err Deviants into office get what you deserve. Going on 5-years and the government gets bigger, it taxes us more, and businesses and people fail. But isn't he wonderful! Bet you were smoking your medicinal Mary Jane before the law went into effect. Pass the bong and keep it low.
Athena January 09, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Wake Up - my sentiments exactly! Right on!
Really? January 10, 2013 at 12:23 AM
You're easily fooled. The place was already in financial trouble before this.
M.S January 14, 2013 at 02:45 PM
So much for the party of personal responsibility. Lets see. Bad location, risky buisness in general (how many new restaurants actually succeed), but it must all be Obama's fault.

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