Frisch’s in Butler County among seven locations closing permanently

Frisch’s Big Boy has joined the list of restaurants nationwide choosing to not reopen locations while maintaining others as drive-thru- and carryout-only locations for the time being.

Frisch’s officials told this news outlet the permanent closures in Ohio and Kentucky, including one in Butler County, were due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Restaurants not reopening include 7075 Yankee Road in Liberty Twp. and 25 W 5th St. in downtown Cincinnati’s Carew Tower, as well as locations in Gahanna, Marysville and Urbana and two locations in Louisville, Kentucky (Bardstown Road and Fern Valley).

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Team members at these locations have been invited to join nearby Frisch’s restaurants, the company said in a statement.

The 5,000-square-foot Liberty Twp. restaurant opened in August 2012.

Restaurants remaining open solely for drive-thru and carryout service include Germantown (1800 Germantown Rd, Middletown, OH 45042); Hamilton Dixie (2949 Dixie Highway, Hamilton, OH 45015); Hamilton Avenue (11122 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45231); Moraine (2861 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45419); North College Hill (1575 W Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231); Price Hill (1001 Gest St., Cincinnati, OH 45203); Spring Grove (4645 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232).