Fuel and Fuddle gastropub in Oakland ‘closing up shop’

PITTSBURGH — A popular gastropub in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood has announced they’ll be “closing up shop” at the end of the month.

Fuel and Fuddle on Oakland Avenue near the University of Pittsburgh announced on Twitter that the lease for their building is up.

The restaurant also said that rent and “just about everything else” has become too much to keep up with.

“I just wanted to thank everyone for all the years of laughs and hugs and tips and shots,” the owner of the restaurant, Brandon Smith, said in a tweet.

Fans of the restaurant are encouraged to “stop for fuel one last time” before it closes its doors on Friday, May 26, pending having enough staff, according to Twitter.

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