Delia Foley's, the new Taps, is officially open
Delia Foley's, whose development Midnight Sun has been watching closely since it took over Taps' former space in August, is officially open.
Blog The City that Breeds checked it out over the weekend, and came away impressed with the new decor and the menu.
Chris Reda and Ropewalk Tavern's Marc MacFaul bought the nearly 5,000-square-foot property, which used to house the notorious Taps, in August for $450,000.
They have since re-listed it for sale on Craigslist, for $525,000. Reda has said they're "not actively" selling the bar, just taking a look at offers.
Credit that with the major makeover the location has received. Judging from the early review, the owners haven't just renovated the exterior, as Reda had said, but added new murals and updated the bathrooms.
The two-story bar was originally going to be called Catherine's Pub, and carry eight taps. But in December, Reda said the name had been changed to Delia Foley's.
It's been under renovation since early December, and opened Saturday. It is located at 1439 South Charles Street.
Expect a Midnight Sun review in print within two weeks, when the bar's had some time to settle into the Riverside, where it joins new neighborhood watering holes the Park Bench and the upcoming Barfly's Pub.