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Summit's Beacon Hill Tavern to Close March 31

Beechwood Road restaurant has been in business for nearly 50 years.

Beacon Hill Tavern will pour its last pint at the end of March. Credit: Beacon Hill Tavern
Beacon Hill Tavern will pour its last pint at the end of March. Credit: Beacon Hill Tavern
Summit's beloved restaurant and popular watering hole The Beacon Hill Tavern will pour its last pint March 31, according to NJ.com.

Among the reasons cited for closing the Beechwood Road mainstay, in business for almost a half-century, are the economic downturn, competition from other eateries and the bar's inability to extend the lease agreement with the landlord, according to the report.

The tavern, which has championed local schools and non-profits by donating a portion of their proceeds on given evenings to local causes, hopes to make its last call a special one.

Check back with Patch for an extended feature on The Beacon Hill Tavern in the coming weeks. 
jeff goldstein January 28, 2014 at 03:56 PM
Beacon Hill is my favorite place to eat in Summit. It will be missed.
Karen Swartz January 28, 2014 at 04:19 PM
March 31 will be a sad day. "The Beacon" is a part of Old Summit, so much of which is disappearing. Best of luck to whomever takes over the space; but to the staff, ownership and our friends among the patrons we are so disappointed that it's come to an end.
jjj January 28, 2014 at 09:54 PM
A piece of summit will die on march 31st. What a shame.


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