Popular seafood restaurant abruptly closes its Wayzata, Bloomington locations

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Blue Point Restaurant & Oyster Bar – a staple in Wayzata for almost 30 years – has closed its doors along with its Bloomington location.

The seafood specialist announced on its Facebook page Thursday evening it was closing for business, much to the disappointment of diners.

"Friends, the rumors are true," it said. "After nearly three decades of bringing you the Twin Cities' freshest seafood, we will be closing for business."

https://www.facebook.com/BluePointWayzata/posts/1040735585945094

A similar message was left on its Bloomington Facebook page, thanking patrons for their support since it opened its second location four-and-a-half years ago.

The Business Journal reports that reasons for the closures have not been made clear as of Friday.

The Wayzata restaurant is located a stone's throw from Wayzata Bay in Lake Minnetonka, and is known for its extensive seafood offering and its selection of oysters from New England and Canada.

Next Up

Adam Thielen

Vikings place Adam Thielen on COVID-19/reserve list

Thielen is coming off a two-touchdown game against the Cowboys.

MCF Oak Park Heights

COVID-positive inmate at Oak Park Heights prison dies

He becomes the fourth prison inmate to die from the virus.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 1.08.19 PM

2-ton smoker stolen from Twin Cities chef Thomas Boemer

Boemer is the chef behind restaurants including the popular Revival.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz COVID-19 press conference Monday

Walz will be introducing a new app that helps Minnesotans track COVID-19 exposures.

Related