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Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby bahua » Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:45 pm

What closed places in KC have you visited? I'll start.

Mill Creek Brewery
Tizer's
Canyon Cafe
Kabal
Cup & Saucer
Chilaca/Yvoni
Baja Fresh(Ward Parkway Center)
Aqua
Sidney's Diner
Bender's
AC's Garage
Porter's
Have a Nice Day Cafe
Club XO
Pyramid Pizza
Slam-r'z(or however it was spelled)

I'm sure there are more, but I can't think of them.

You?

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby chrizow » Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:55 pm

The Cabaret
Sidney's
XO
Have a Nice Day
Canyon Cafe
Kabal
Pyramid Pizza (which is actually still open, but in oak grove)
Japengo
13th St. Bar + Grill
Cafe Allegro
Metropolis
AC's Garage
Hurricane (??)

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby kcdcchef » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:37 pm

city scene
italian gardens
pj clarkes
cafe allegro
forks in the air
walnut room at the downtown jones store
jazz cafe at macy's
old spaghetti factory
lucille's
gino schiraldi's pizza
colony lobster pot and steakhouse
strouds south
sherlock's steakhouse on holmes
butterfields
Fedora's   ( Plaza )
The Bristol ( Plaza )
Houlihans  ( Plaza )
fountain cafe ( Plaza )
kc masterpiece ( Plaza )
golden ox   ( west bottoms )
cup and saucer
st. louis bread company
381      ( river market )
trader vic's
the haberdashery
the OLD drum room
hitters sports bar and grill ( radisson suites hotel )
walt bodine's steakhouse  ( radisson suites hotel )
ashleys                          ( holiday inn city centre)
applebees                       ( city center square     )
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby scooterj » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:51 pm

Off the top of my head...

Greek Islands
Annie's Santa Fe
The Old Spaghetti Factory
Fuzzy's in Westport
Longbranch Saloon (in Seville Square)
The original Chubby's on Broadway
Starz (I didn't go, but some younger friends did)
Senor Frog  (I didn't go, but some friends did a lot)
Pogo's (ditto)
Whatever the dance club was that is now McCoy's.  (I can't remember the name, something Saloon maybe?)
Whatever Skybox/Kabal was before it was Kabal
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby Tosspot » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:55 pm

Zesto's and Lucille's, I was like 4 or 5 when they closed.
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Postby scooterj » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:58 pm

Oh yeah I forgot about Lucille's.  And way to make me feel old since I was in my early 20s when it closed!
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Postby Tosspot » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:01 pm

It seems like I was around that age but I'm not positive. Does anyone know what year Lucille's bit the dust?
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Postby anniewarbucks » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:10 pm

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby scooterj » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:29 pm

Tosspot wrote:It seems like I was around that age but I'm not positive. Does anyone know what year Lucille's bit the dust?


It could not have been any earlier than 1990 because I unsuccessully hit on a waitress there that year.  :)
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby GRID » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:29 pm

white castle...all of them.

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby voltopt » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:35 pm

italian gardens
cup & saucer
kabal
teddy's
the garage
the cabaret
have a nice day cafe
mill creek brewery
the hurricane
muddy's on 39th/ muddy's on main street
relish
torre's/porters/a.c.'s garage
torre's on wornall
amigo's on wornall
annie's santa fe
the daily grind
club 454 (does that count?)
dragonfly
life
xo
buddahbar
wild west border bar
bender's
push
garret's (both)
a cuban restaurant on 7th and central (don't remember the name, i think its venezuelan now)
the pyro room (before balanca's took over the upstairs) (this probably doesn't count)
pub & grub on holmes & 26th
chubby's on independence ave.
great india (and good riddance!)
cantata/supreme bean
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby Tosspot » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:48 pm

scooterj wrote:It could not have been any earlier than 1990 because I unsuccessully hit on a waitress there that year.  :)


Ah, I was on "sabbatical" that year.
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby voltopt » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:52 pm

was lucille's the precursor to otto's?
(not in the same location, but nearby, maybe on 43rd street?)
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby dangerboy » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:09 pm

When did 13th Street close???

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby chrizow » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:13 pm

oh man i forgot about Daily Grind.  :lol:

13th Street closed like 12 days ago.

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby kcdcchef » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:14 pm

chrizow wrote:
13th Street closed like 12 days ago.


man, that place had been around for a while too!
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby Roanoker » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:17 pm

When you guys say "Sidney's," did you mean "Sydney's," the 50s-like diner slightly north of the Plaza? I loved their hot fudge sundaes because they put the hot fudge in paper cups so as not to melt the ice cream.

I just copied and pasted what others listed. I've been away so long, I don't know what has closed.

Sydney's
Italian Gardens
Old Spaghetti Factory
Colony Lobster Pot and Steakhouse
Strouds South
Fedora's
The Bristol
Houlihans
KC Masterpiece
Golden Ox
Trader Vic's
Annie's Santa Fe
Longbranch Saloon
White Castle

Grinders. I think that's the name. It was on Westport. They shoved meatballs and cheese into a hollowed out hard roll and called the tasty sandwich a grinder. Maybe it's still there? Dunno.

Victoria Station. It was a series of train cars, I believe. Your legs would freeze in the winter.

Syke's Tavern at 59th and Prospect.

Is Ruby's still there? I know Ruby is no longer with us. Her food was fantastic, and so was she.
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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby Sportster » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:24 pm

Ruby's burned about 6 years ago. Corner of Truman & Brooklyn.

Joe's Standard Bar
Auditorium Bar & Grill
Ely's (in Riverside)
Dolce's
Dinner Horn
Stroud's
Benny's BBQ
Griff's (although there is one in Sedalia)
The Villa Capri (on Independence Ave.)
Eddy's Loaf & Stein


Sportster
...that's a short list

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby DiggityDawg » Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:52 pm

Madry's Dash Of Flavor

Opal's Kitchen

The Max's Autodiner out at 95th St./I-35

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Re: Closed Bars and Restaurants

Postby scooterj » Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:06 pm

chrizow wrote:13th Street closed like 12 days ago.


Was that place lunch-only?  I tried to go theere at 5:00 on a Friday back in June and they were closed.
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