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The 10 Most Notable Bar and Restaurant Closings of 2011

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Here, now, a look at the carnage that 2011 hath wrought, in order of most significant and shocking to more expected and mundane:

1. Alto [3/4/2011]
2. Convivio [3/4/2011]
3. Mars Bar [7/18/2011]
4. M Wells [8/30/2011]
5. Elaine's [5/26/2011]
6. Falai [9/13/2011]
7. Savoy [6/18/2011]
8. Matsugen [3/5/2011]
9. Shang [Fall 2011]
10. Life Cafe [9/12/2011]

Also pour one out for: Asia de Cuba, Kenmare, Water Taxi Beach, Don Hill's, Acme Bar & Grill, The Eldridge, Compose, The Oak Room, and Cafe Charbon.

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241 Church Street, New York, NY 10013


70 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012 212-219-8570


68 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002 Visit Website

Mars Bar

25 E 1st Street, New York, NY 10003 Visit Website


45 Tudor City Place, New York, NY 10017 Visit Website

M. Wells Diner

21-17 49th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 Visit Website

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