8 Businesses And Restaurants Recently Closed Up Shop In Buffalo
Usually, the new year is a time for new beginnings. But in this case, these 8 WNY businesses have closed or will close soon.
1. Bar Bill Tavern In East Aurora And Clarence
The two Bar Bill locations will be closed temporarily between February 12 and 19, 2023. They will reopen on Monday, February 20. Management said on the company's Facebook page that the closures are to give their staff a break,
PSA 🗣 It’s that time of year again & our hard working staff deserves a much needed break! All Bar-Bill locations will be closing from Sunday, Feb 12th - Sun, Feb 19th for staff R&R and winter updates. We will resume normal hours on Monday, Feb 20th. Alsoooooo stay tuned bc we’ve got some big announcements coming next week 👀
2. Bed Bath & Beyond In Amherst
The Bed Bath & Beyond location in The Boulevard Mall will be closing its doors. There will be two other locations remaining in WNY at the McKinley Mall and the Clarence Mall.
3. Regal Cinemas In Buffalo And Williamsville
The parent company of Regal, Cineworld, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is closing quite a few locations in New York. In WNY, the Regal Theaters - Elmwood Center 16 in Buffalo and Transit Center Stadium 18 and Imax in Williamsville - are slated to close. The exact dates that they will close are unclear, but according to Business Insider, Cineworld plans to reject the leases this month.
4. Taste of Siam In Buffalo
The Taste of Siam is located at 810 Elmwood Ave. in Buffalo. It is not closed yet, but the tentative last day for dining in is March 4. The restaurant will remain open for take-out orders only from March 7 through March 25, 2023.
Who knows? The owners may pop back up eventually,
Thank you 🙏 everyone for all the love and all of your support through it all. We will be taking time off to figure things out for the future of Siam.
5. Dessert deli Bakery In Amherst
After 36 years in business, Dessert deli on Maple Road in Amherst, closed its doors today, Saturday, February 11, 2023. It appears that the owners want to enjoy some well-deserved free time,
After 36 years, the decision to close our business was not an easy one, but we very much look forward to spending more time with our family and traveling.
6. Hat Trix Bar and Grill In Hamburg
Hat Trix, which was located at 4923 Southwestern Blvd. in Hamburg has closed on January 22, 2023, to make way for a new Taco Bell location. The owner said that the restaurant will reopen at a new location, at some point, she is just not sure when.
7. The Globe In East Aurora
Tony Rome’s Globe Hotel in East Aurora closed on New Year’s Eve 2022. The historic business opened its doors in 1824. If it last just a couple more years, the Globe would have hit its 200-year anniversary.
8. JOANN Fabrics and Crafts In Batavia
The store that was once located at 4152 W. Main in Batavia closed its doors permanently on January 15, 2023. Shauntina Lilly, JOANN Manager of Public Relations, Diversity, and Inclusion, told WKBW,
In alignment with standard brick and mortar business processes, JOANN closes stores occasionally while simultaneously investing in, and opening brand-new stores to best meet the needs of our customers. The last day of business for the Batavia store is January 15, 2023.
There are still three JOANN stores open in WNY - Amherst, Williamsville, and Blasdell.