February 12, 2019 Atlanta - One of BYTES featured items on the menu are their Buffalo Chicken Bytes (oven baked chicken, buffalo sauce, cheddar cheese, and green onions). RYON HORNE / RHORNE@AJC.COM

High-tech restaurant Bytes closes in Midtown 

A “digitally infused” Midtown restaurant has closed its doors after a year and a half.

Bytes shuttered Sunday at 848 Spring St., What Now Atlanta first reported. 

The restaurant addressed the closure in a video posted on its website: 

Regretfully, after a wonderful year and a half, Bytes will be closing its doors on Sunday, June 9. We are very grateful to everyone who has supported us and hope to see you again soon. While we’re retiring from the restaurant industry to explore other opportunities, you can expect details of our next venture very shortly. Thank you once again for your love and support.

Bytes, opened by Christian and Nacasha Ruffin in October 2017, featured a tech-focused space with large LED screens, a 360 video-mapped private dining room and e-boardrooms, an outdoor patio area with LED-lit furniture, iPad ordering and interactive selfie mirrors in the bathrooms.

The menu offers "small bytes" and a variety of pastas, pizzas, salads, desserts, milkshakes, specialty drinks and cocktails and wine.

When the Ruffins opened Bytes, they also announced their high-tech pizza restaurant Do would relocate from its location in West Midtown to a new space on Northside Drive near Mercedes-Benz Stadium, though it appears those plans are now on hold. 

The AJC has reached out to the Ruffins for more details on the Bytes closure and the status of Do. 


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