Greater Lansing Eateries We Lost in 2020
It's been a tough year for a lot of people due to the coronavirus pandemic. And not just people, what about Greater Lansing eateries we lost in 2020?
According to the Lansing State Journal, Michigan State University students made up 70% of Hannah's Koney Island's customers and they loved the omelets and biscuits and gravy. Now, Hannah's Koney Island is closed due to the pandemic.
2020 was a struggle for restaurants, coffee shops and bakeries. Statewide 5,600 restaurant owners say it is unlikely they will be in business in six months. This is based on survey data released this month by the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association. (LSJ)
Another restaurant that closed its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic is Claddagh Irish Pub in Eastwood Towne Center. They had the best Fish and Chips!
Claddagh Irish Pub made the announcement it would close via social media. In March, after the statewide ban on dine in service at restaurants, the Lansing Township restaurant closed temporarily. Ownership announced it wouldn't reopen five months later.
Cantina Eastwood closed in March, after the state's restaurants were ordered to suspend dine in service.
Frandor Deli which was an awesome place to go for lunch, closed permanently in May. They were in business for 38 years on North Clippert Street in Lansing.
For Crepe Sake's South Washington Square location in downtown Lansing closed its doors in early April and never reopened. But the eatery is getting a new home in East Lansing on M.A.C. Avenue in a space that previously housed Mackerel Sky Gallery of Contemporary Craft.
Reno's West operated for more than 30 years on West Saginaw Highway in Delta Township before it closed in August. Reno's West was a very popular restaurant when it first opened in the late 1980's. (LSJ)