Five-year-old cocktail hotspot Honeycut will close at the end of the year. Eater has learned that the last day of service for the well-known Flower Street bar is to be New Years Eve, 2018.
Honeycut burst onto the Downtown bar scene in 2013 as a bigger, flashier new contender for the city, angling to expand the 213 Hospitality portfolio beyond more mellow places like Cole’s, Golden Gopher, and Seven Grand. Proprietors LLC’s Alex Day and David Kaplan helped to make Honeycut a certifiable cocktail scene almost overnight.
In 2016, all parties involved gave Honeycut a bit of nip and tuck, opening a psychedelic side project inside called The Deep End, complete with big, bold ‘80s cocktails. Now the team is moving on, having sold the Honeycut space to a still-unnamed group. Reps for 213 Hospitality declined to say who has bought the place, sending along the below statement instead: