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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Packhouse Meats To Close, Open New Concept

After opening in January of 2014, Newport-based Packhouse Meats at 1004 Monmouth St., has announced its closure.

The restaurant, known for inventive meatballs paired with creative sauces, was also known for its no-tipping policy.
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Owner Bob Conway told The Business Courier the idea for Packhouse grew out of a group of friends just sitting around and asking one another, "Wouldn't it be cool?"

In June of 2016, the company went mobile with a new food truck. That concept will carry on.
The Packhouse food truck. Provided. 

The announcement on the company's Facebook page also said that a new concept, "Lucy's on Monmouth" would carry forth in that location, but no other details were immediately available.

Here's the full announcement:

Packhouse has left the building. Saturday we closed our doors for the final time to make way for "Lucy's on Monmouth". We will continue our food truck operations and will continue looking for new locations and investors. Thanks for your support over the past three plus years. 


  1. had them a few weeks ago, overpriced and not very good.

  2. I liked the concept. It was a bit pricey though.