Mary Chung in Cambridge, near MIT, is closing #MIT #Food #History

A Chinese restaurant in Cambridge that has been popular with locals and college students, many from MIT, over the years is shutting down.

A message sent to Boston Restaurant Talk by Adam Gaffin of Universal Hub (and via a tweet from Drew Starr) says that Mary Chung in the city’s Central Square area is closing its doors, with a note on the door of the Mass. Ave. spot (that Drew took a picture of) indicating that its last day is December 31, and that the people behind it are retiring. The restaurant, which has been in business for 40 years, has been a favorite for nearby MIT students, offering mostly Chinese-American dishes and Sichuan fare.

The address for Mary Chung in Central Square is 464 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139.

Adafruit note: “Lots of Adafruit happened in some way at Mary Chung’s – will be missed.”

More from Boston Restaurant Talk and NBC Boston.

An MIT web page on Mary Chung’s from 1995 (still up).


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