The closing was announced less than a week after the son of the owner was found guilty of plotting to kill her grandson for money.
Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, the Oprah Winfrey Network reality show about the famous St. Louis restaurant Sweetie Pie's, is coming to an end.
On Tuesday, Sweetie Pie announced that the Upper Crust location which would be its final one would be closing.
Fans kept coming to the location near Grand Center, hoping to get some of the food that made it a staple in St. Louis. Instead, they left with bad news.
"I am so sad. We've been coming around here for a long time. My children grew up coming here, "Troi-Jeanna Edwards, a customer, told us.
The restaurant is closing after 25 years of serving soul food and being popular far beyond The Lou thanks to a reality show about the owner Robbie Montgomery and her family.
The owner, Robbie Montgomery, said on Instagram that the store at 3643 Delmar Boulevard will close at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25
"During construction, over $2 billion will flow into St. Louis's economy, supporting 9,000 full-time jobs. A great thing for the economy and veterans "Drikow said.
The closing was announced less than a week after a jury found Montgomery's son, Tim Norman, guilty of hiring someone to kill her grandson, Andre Montgomery Jr., in 2016.