Salvatore’s just closed one of its Boston locations

In a Facebook post, management cited lease renewal problems when announcing the shuttering.

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One of the original Seaport restaurants, Salvatore’s, is closing its doors. After 10 years operating near the Bank of America Pavilion, the Italian restaurant announced the shuttering in a letter posted to Facebook on Sunday.

“It is with great sadness we announce the closure of Salvatore’s in the Seaport,” reads the letter, which is signed “Salvatore’s Management.” “After many months of diligently working on renewing our lease, we have decided it is best to close this location.”


Salvatore’s Boston sister restaurant in Downtown Crossing remains open, and the letter states that that location will take over catering and delivery operations formerly handled by the Seaport branch.

According to its website, Salvatore’s Restaurants was created by Sal Lupoli, a property developer, as an upscale offshoot of the Sal’s Pizza stores. Salvatore’s is a full-service restaurant chain with several branches, including ones in Medford, Andover, and Lawrence. In 2015, the group split up; the two Boston locations (Seaport, Downtown Crossing) were taken over by Peter Ackerman. The suburban locations were sold to separate managers, and all of those currently remain open.


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