Longtime N. J. diner closes due to coronavirus struggles


After years of struggles due to construction being planned and more restrictions brought by the coronavirus, a long Passaic County diner has closed.

The owners of the Six Brothers Diner on Route 46 in Little Falls announced on the businesses “Facebook page Tuesday that it has been closed permanently.

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the closure of Six Brothers Diner after more than twenty years of proud service to our community,” the message said. “We will be forever grateful to our customers for their support and for allowing us to be a part of so many special memories.

The restaurant previously said on social media that it would close on March 19 due to restaurant restrictions due to COVID-19, but no other messages were posted until Tuesday’s closure. of the announcement.

“COVID-19 was the last punch,” owner George Stylianou, said in a NorthJersey.com report.

Before the virus, a $ 40.3 million project to fix the complexity of the junction between several local routes, Routes 46 and 3, which started in 2016 and is done by keeping the business from opening difficult for owners.

In early 2019, Stylianou told NJ Avance Media that dinner was “stifled” by the nearby Clove Road Construction Bridge, and he was afraid he wouldn’t be able to stay open as much as many customers had problems getting there because one of the main entrances was closed.

The NJDOT said at the time that it had also taken steps to alleviate the dinner of problems, including the construction of a pedestrian walkway along the clove of the college and train station.

Six Brothers was not the first restaurant to announce that it had to close and pointed to the coronavirus as the reason.

Earlier this month, Modine, a popular southern restaurant district in Asbury Park, announced that it was closing its doors for good.

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Chris Sheldon can be reached at [email protected].


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