The Vietnamese restaurant MAU, located on 18th and Valencia streets, will be closing its doors Saturday.
“Thank you for all your support and patronage over these last five years,” a note taped to its door read on Wednesday morning.
The popular pho spot cited rising rent and operating costs as reasons for its closure, EaterSF reported, based on an earlier note on the restaurant’s door.
Increasingly, businesses on Valencia Street are struggling with rent spikes, labor shortages and competition from e-commerce. Several other Valencia businesses bit the dust this year, including Dijital Fix back in July, as well as boutique gallery Ruby’s and the furniture store Gingko in January.