Boulder residents craving a sandwich from Cheba Hut will have to get started searching outdoors the city for a cannabis-themed sub. The restaurant chain’s place at 1313 College Avenue in Boulder shut its doors on November 23, right after fifteen years of operation.
A sign on the former location’s front door addressed to the “Cheba Hut Faithful” thanked prospects for their assistance more than the years. “Thank you for the final fifteen years,” the sign study. “The memories and assistance are definitely humbling. Please check out our other places, and hopefully we will see you once again quickly.”
In a statement emailed to Westword, Cheba Hut spokesperson Madeline Lena says the Boulder place outgrew the space, and the owners eventually decided not to renew the building’s lease. The Boulder Each day Camera reported that the location’s owners never have plans to reopen in Boulder, but the corporation itself says it would like to return sooner or later.
“We chose not to re-sign yet another 5-year lease, mainly because we’d outgrown the space, and it no longer fits our desires,” Lena writes. “Specially given that our new places are some 35 % bigger. We adore Boulder, and hope to be back at some point quickly.”
This could be a surprise to the restaurant chain’s loyal following in Colorado, as it not too long ago opened new locations in Colorado Springs and Johnstown and aims to expand additional across the state and all through the nation.
Yes, that is proper: There is now a Cheba Hut in Colorado Springs but not in Boulder.
According to Lena, Cheba Hut personnel in Boulder’s place have been presented the opportunity to transfer to other Cheba Hut places as aspect of the transition. And for any of Cheba Hut prospects in Boulder who nonetheless want a twelve-inch “blunt” sub of White Widow, there is a place in Longmont that is about a thirty-minute drive away.
“We had a fantastic fifteen-year run on the Hill in Boulder, and thank our Cheba Hut fans out there for the adore,” she adds.
Founded by Scott Jennings in Arizona more than twenty years ago, Cheba Hut opened its initially Colorado place in Fort Collins, in 2003. Even devoid of Boulder, there are nonetheless thirteen places in the state, producing for the most Cheba Huts in any state in the nation.