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These Minnesota restaurants have closed since the coronavirus pandemic started

The list will be updated as more closures are announced.
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The coronavirus pandemic has put countless restaurants across Minnesota on the verge of closure.

A combination of the enforced shutdown of dine-in service, in place since mid-March, and the ongoing uncertainty of whether people will return to dining out with the virus still prevalent, has led an increasing number of eateries deciding to shut down for good.

Here's a list of those that have closed since the pandemic arrived. It should be noted that not all have closed because of the pandemic, though most have.

(Click restaurants with links to read more about their closures).

4 Bells

Bachelor Farmer

Bar Luchador

Bellecour, Wayzata

Birch's Lowertown

Bonfire x 5

Burger Jones, Minneapolis

Butcher and the Boar

Cheese Louise

Chino Latino

Cleveland Wok

Curran's Restaurant

Don Raul

Egg & I, Minneapolis

El Burrito Minneapolis

Fig & Farro

Jamie Malone's Grand Cafe, Minneapolis

HopCat, Minneapolis

In Bloom

Izzy’s St. Paul

Joe Senser's Roseville

Keegan's Irish Pub

Lakeshore Grill – Southdale and Ridgedale

Marvel Bar

NE Arcade

Moose & Sadie’s

Muddy Waters

Octo Fishbar

Old Chicago Apple Valley

Outback Steakhouse, Roseville

Pazzaluna

Popol Vuh

Purple Onion Cafe

RAH'MN

Sleepy V’s

Surly Brewing Beer Hall (closing Nov. 2)

Taco Cat

VIVO Kitchen

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