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Last day for original Van Dyke Cafe on Lincoln Road

Van Dyke first opened in 1994, long before many of the trendy eateries now on Lincoln Road.
Van Dyke first opened in 1994, long before many of the trendy eateries now on Lincoln Road.
Van Dyke Facebook page

Sunday marks the last day of business for Van Dyke Café at its original Lincoln Road prime spot.

The popular eatery has revealed plans to reopen a scaled down version of itself.

The Van Dyke’s website announces owners are trying to find a new locale:

“We are working very hard with our landlord to find a space within the Van Dyke complex so that we can keep the Van Dyke Café spirit alive by opening a smaller version, hopefully sometime in the spring!”

Two decades after it opened at 846 Lincoln Road, the corner eatery has been a staple on the busy walkway.

The historic Van Dyke building, which was built in 1924 by developer Carl Fisher, sold to a subsidiary of Crown Acquisitions of New York for $16 million last summer, prompting the closing.

On Sunday, the restaurant will host a special celebration beginning at 5 p.m.

Patrons are invited to stop by for a complimentary toast.

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