Central Point is losing its restaurants

By Steve Best Thu 29th September News
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Thu 29th September

Diners in Central Point will have a lot less choice after the recent closure of two restaurants. Steve Best has more…

The closure in recent weeks of The Brick and Torero’s leaves a considerable hole in downtown lunch offerings, and with another eatery, The Pioneer Club Café drastically reducing its hours,  nearly one side of an entire block is vacant.

With slow business the probable cause of the closures, city officials say they have made efforts to help business owners attract more custom, but it appears that restaurant owners are facing more of a struggle than other businesses.

One owner of a restaurant that is still open – for now – says that the slow economy, coupled to the closing of a handful of medical offices and a recovery center in recent years have dealt a big blow to lunch traffic.
 

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