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Coming soon: Boathouse 19 on track to open in July at the Narrows Marina

Construction is nearly completed, about 80 staffers are being hired and the menu is mostly set for Boathouse 19, the new waterfront restaurant at the Narrows Marina near Day Island. The expected opening date is July 2. The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner. Read more »


Boathouse 19: Coming to the Narrows Marina this summer

Construction at Boathouse 19 took the building down to the studs. The new waterfront restaurant is expected to open in July 2012. Photo courtesy of the Lobster Shop

The name has been selected – and it’s Boathouse 19. That’s the previously nameless waterfront restaurant I told you about in February in this blog post. The 230-seat restaurant will open at the Narrows Marina, located near Day Island, down the hill from South 19th and Bridgeport. The casual waterfront restaurant serving regional American cuisine is the project of Denny Driscoll, a man who has made his living from opening his Lobster Shop restaurants in unexpected waterfront locations. And he’s doing it again with Boathouse 19 at the Narrows Marina, a place that’s not exactly known as a restaurant destination. Read more »