ASHAWAY — The Pavilion restaurant has been sold to an unnamed buyer in Warwick.
“It’s under contract,” said attorney George Comolli who represents the seller, Hopkinton businessman Ray Quinlan. “It’s going to be a Boneyard BBQ. They have another place in Warwick.”
Details of the sale are scarce. Frank Manni, the Warwick attorney representing the buyer, did not respond to a call seeking comment, and Comolli would not reveal the amount of the sale.
“I can’t disclose the price,” he said.
In business for 10 years, Boneyard BBQ and Saloon has two restaurants, in Warwick and Seekonk, Massachusetts. The casual dining chain specializes in barbecue wings, ribs and burgers. The Warwick restaurant also advertises summer car meets on its website, which may be an indication that the popular cruise nights that took place at the Pavilion could be revived.
Hopkinton Town Council President Frank Landolfi said he was happy to hear that a buyer had been found for the property.
“It’s very exciting,” he said. “A lot of these chain restaurants tend not to go in less populated areas. I’ve been to the one in Warwick, and it’s great.”
Quinlan did not respond to a request for comment.