Williams Eatery owner closes restaurant, will open new venture in Fairborn

Restaurants that closed in Dayton in January

Some restaurants, regardless of how well-loved they were, shut their doors in 2018. Here are a few that were high on our radar.

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This photo of the entrance to Williams Eatery in Yellow Springs is from the Williams Eatery Facebook page.
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Williams’ Eatery

A Yellow Springs restaurant that served customers for nearly a decade has shut its doors for good as its owner prepares for another restaurant venture. 

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Williams Eatery at 101 Corry St. closed two days before Christmas, founder Lawren Williams told this news outlet. The restaurant lasted nearly 10 years. Williams said diminishing sales, especially during the winter months, and an expiring lease were the primary factors in his decision to close. 

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PizzaFire closure is permanent, realtor says


The PizzaFire restaurant at 4325 Far Hills Ave. in Kettering, has closed. 

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Cleveland-based PizzaFire has a fast-serve, built-to-order service line similar to Chipotle and Subway, offering diners the choice of 40 toppings, six sauces, and five cheeses on a pie that is placed into an 800-degree and cooked in three minutes. 

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The PizzaFire restaurant in Kettering posted a sign on its door this morning, Jan. 9, that it was shut down temporarily for renovations. MARK FISHER/STAFF
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Choe’s Asian Gourmet

The Greene Town Center is evicting one of its own restaurants and is attempting to return the eatery to its former owners. 

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Choe’s Asian Gourmet is subject of civil lawsuit and has “temporarily closed” sign on door.

A lawsuit filed by The Greene’s owner seeks forcible entry into Choe’s Asian Gourmet restaurant at 4394 Juniper Way, which hasn’t served customers for several weeks and which has a sign taped to the door that says simply, “Temporarily Closed.” 

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This notice to vacate, dated Nov. 13, 2017, was a part of the lawsuit filed against Choe’s Asian Gourmet at The Greene in Beavercreek.
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