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Hook and Tackle Box Closed ‘Indefinitely’ After Fire

Y&H just received an official statement from Jonathan Umbel, owner of Georgetown eateries Tackle Box and Hook, both damaged by fire on Wednesday:

The cause of today's fire in Georgetown behind Hook and Tackle Box restaurants is yet to be determined. It is believed that the fire started outside of Hook in the loading dock, however there are no official details as of yet. Owner Jonathan Umbel is waiting on an official investigation from the fire department regarding specific details on today's regrettable accident.

"The most important thing to me is that our patrons and staff are safe and no one was harmed. We want to thank the DC fire department, which was quick and responsive to prevent any injuries to our staff, neighbors and diners. Unfortunately, both Hook and Tackle Box Georgetown are going to be closed for repairs indefinitely. We will be working feverishly to repair the buildings to have them open for business for our loyal patrons. During this difficult time, Tackle Box's Cleveland Park location will be open for business and we ask our fans to support our brand so that we may be back on our feet in Georgetown soon." – Jonathan Umbel

Photo by Laura Bolt


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    Their CP location doesn't have $14 HH margarita pitchers!

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