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Photograph: Courtesy of @nusr_et

Salt Bae’s new Boston restaurant has been shut down for multiple violations

Boston authorities temporarily closed down Nusr-Et in the face of a number of alleged violations.

Written by
Eric Grossman

Just a week after Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, aka Salt Bae, opened a location of his Nusr-Et steakhouse in Bay Village, the restaurant has been forced to close down due to multiple alleged violations.

Boston’s Licensing Board said the restaurant posed an “imminent threat to public health and public safety resulting from the ongoing and repeated failure to adhere to COVID-19 public safety standards,” the Boston Globe reported. Officials said inspectors who visited the restaurant found violations including a “long line of patrons and failure to socially distance.”

Salt Bae's legions of fans will hope that the restaurant's issues are resolved soon so it can reopen to serve up pricey, gold-flecked steaks. Once the Boston location reopens, it will be his 16th restaurant, the third to open in the U.S. after NYC and Miami.

Carnivores came out in droves for opening weekend photo opportunities:

And now, none other than TMZ is on the case:

Looking for a different place to get a top-notch steak? Check out our list of the best steakhouses in Boston.

Stay tuned to Time Out Boston for all the latest dining news.

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