Lauren Boebert’s Gun-Themed Restaurant, Shooters Grill, Closes
Shooters Grill, a restaurant owned by Representative Lauren Boebert of Colorado where waitresses with guns holstered on their hips served “Shotgun” burritos, “Locked N’ Loaded Nachos,” “Swiss & Wesson” burgers and “Rifle Toast,” closed on Sunday after the building’s landlord decided not to renew the lease.
Ms. Boebert confirmed the closing in a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, after being contacted by The New York Times, and said the landlord, Milken Enterprises, had “no political motivation.”
Benjamin Stout, the communications director for Ms. Boebert, told The Denver Post in June that the lease for the congresswoman’s campaign office, which is next door to Shooters, would also not be renewed by Milken Enterprises. Ms. Boebert’s statement on Thursday did not address her campaign office and Mr. Stout did not respond to an email about it.