Sonata in Northern Liberties Has Closed

A tipster informed us that Sonata in Northern Liberties has closed. The menu is down from outside the door and the windows covered. A call to the BYOB’s voicemail confirmed that they were closed for business as of yesterday and thanked their customers for three years of patronage.

Even in Craig LaBan’s praise filled review of Mark Tropea’s food at Sonata back in 2010, the sustainability of the business was a major concern.

Hopefully we’ll soon see Tropea cooking again soon.

UPDATE: Eater is reporting that a new Thai restaurant, Baan Thai, will be taking over the space.

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  • Used2Be

    The sign I saw recently said they were closing for vacation and would be back in mid-August.

  • Used2Be

    If they have folded their tent for good, Liberties Walk has really taken a hit recently. That little Tea Shop / smoothie place (Enlightenment, I think?) is also kaput, as are several other businesses that were there.

  • Matt

    Nooo!!!! This really sucks. Sonata was very good and reasonably priced. I feel like this restaurant downtown would have been much more successful. It’s so weird because I saw a couple of weeks ago they just had a three year celebration party. Very strange.

  • Katie

    This bums me out so much. I tried to have my bday there last week. They were my favorite place in NoLibs! I hope their chef/owner opens another spot!