A tipster sent Popville a photo of the desolate happy hour haven looking eerily empty, with furniture apparently gone. Although it remains listed on the parent company’s website, the phone number for the southeast shop has been disconnected.
The casual restaurant, which debuted in D.C. in late 2014, served dozens of gourmet sandwiches ($2-$3) filled with everything from marinara-soaked meatballs to chocolate bread stuffed with Nutella and Oreo cookies. It also offered traditional Spanish tapas such as cod fritters, charcuterie plates featuring manchego cheese and serrano ham, and potato-packed tortilla Espanola.
The D.C. location was the last of the spots the Spanish company had in the area. It closed its Rosslyn location in May 2015 after filing for bankruptcy protection. A Bethesda outpost went dark a month later.