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The Empire Diner Served its Very Last Patrons Last Night

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As the owners of the restaurant announced at the beginning of the month, and as many expected since the space went on the market last fall, the Empire Diner closed this weekend after 35 years in business. Though the owners said farewell on their blog on Saturday—"Come to us, Pilgrim, and take sustenance for Body and Soul on this day of Leave Taking and Goodbyes"—they hosted a wrap up party yesterday from 2 - 8 PM for the hardcore regulars. Sounds like it was no Florent-like sendoff, but it was a sendoff nonetheless. Now it's time to ready for the Coffee Shop spinoff.
· The Last Day [The Empire Diner]

Empire Diner

210 10th Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10011 (212) 335-2277 Visit Website

The Empire Diner

210 Tenth Ave., New York, NY