PHOENIX — Noodle Bar, a restaurant in downtown Phoenix that specialized in Japanese Ramen, announced Wednesday afternoon that it would close next month after it was unable to renew its lease, according to post on Instagram.
"Noodle Bar family," the restaurant's post said. "We wanted to give you all an update on our restaurant. Unfortunately we were not able to re-up our lease so we will be taking a hiatus from service and will have our last day on April 6th."
It is not known how long the hiatus will last nor if the restaurant plans to open somewhere else. We have reached out to the restaurant for additional comment and will update our story when we hear back.
Chef Marco Di Santo opened the restaurant in 2016 on the ground floor of the Orpheum Lofts building near First Avenue and Adams Street, according to the restaurant's website.
In the post, the restaurant also announced that its hours would change. It will be open from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Saturday. They will be offering specials to "help clear our inventory," the post said. Those specials include $2 off Ramen bowls and half-priced beer and wine, according to the post.
They will also host a "move out party" on Saturday, March 30 where they will offer a 20-percent discount on all tabs.