Bocado To Close West Midtown Home of 12 Years, Open Elsewhere in 2021

Restaurant suite in new 8West development can be available with a 30-day notice, according to an advert seeking a new tenant
Bocado Wants Landlord To 'Re-Lease' Space To Someone Else
Rendering: Official

Bocado could soon vacate its West Midtown home of 12 years, at 887 Howell Mill Road NW Suite 100, if a new tenant wants in. Owner Brian Lewis has asked his landlord to “re-lease” the space, according to an advert seeking a new tenant. “Suite 100 is currently rented to Bocado Restaurant and is available for lease with a 30-day notice,” the listing, posted by Matt Rohrig of Cartel Properties, states.

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Lewis plans to relocate Bocado in 2021, the restauranter told What Now Atlanta in an email Tuesday by way of a prepared statement. “We’re planning to move Bocado to a new space, but the new location is unconfirmed at this time,” Lewis said. “We’re excited to announce when there are more details to share!”

Bocado sits in a single-story commercial strip that has been integrated into 8West, a new ground-up mixed-use from Atlantic Capital Properties, Gateway Ventures, and Cartel. Bocado’s 3,078-square-foot space butts up to the 8West leasing office and shares a courtyard with the new development.

Bocado in October celebrated its twelfth anniversary. Lewis has since opened sister eatery Bocado Burger which debuted with a location in Avalon — the restaurant is now offering franchise opportunities. Lewis also opened Al Forno’s in Midtown in 2017 but has since closed the pizzeria.

[Editor’s note: this article was updated to reflect comments from Lewis.]

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak