Many longtime customers are wondering if Hap's Famous Roast Beef shop in Portsmouth will reopen.

According to an article from Seacoast Online, 'Hap's Famous Roast Beef' shut their doors following a routine health inspection.

The article states the owner of Hap's made the decision to close and that the shop was not ordered shut down by the Health Department. This, according to Health Inspector Kim McNamara.

McNamara went on to tell Seacoast Online that Hap's owner had been thinking about closing for a while now and decided to do just that after receiving notifcation of the violations.

Credit Karen Kiley

Hap's Famous Roast Beef is located at 2222 Lafayette Road (Route 1) in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

The Facebook page for Hap's has no update on the closure or when or if they might be reopening. As a matter of fact, Hap's Facebook page has not been updated for quite some time.