405 Mid-East Bistro Downtown Is Closing At End Of Month

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A bistro that served Middle Eastern food in downtown Chattanooga is closing.

 

The 405 Mid-East Bistro was located at 405 Market St.

 

Officials said, "It's with a heavy heart we announce that The 405 will close its doors at the end of this month.

 

"Unfortunately, we haven't been able to build enough interest in our unique cuisine and style to make our business viable in Chattanooga.

The amazing support that we did receive, and the incredible people that we were fortunate enough to meet along our journey is something that we will forever cherish. Tuesday, April 30th will be our last open day.

 

"In the mean time, we will continue to offer the best Middle Eastern food around. If you've been meaning to give us a try, or if you are one of our amazing regular customers, we'd love to see your smiling faces a few more times before we pack it in and say goodbye."


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