Beloved restaurant Beth’s Café in north Seattle to ‘temporarily’ close after Labor Day


The restaurant is temporarily closing after Labor Day after struggling to get back to business.

SEATTLE – Fans of the breakfast mainstay Beth’s Cafe in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood only have a few days left to enjoy the giant 12-egg omelets and iconic decor.

The cafe, which was posted on Facebook on Friday, would be temporarily closed after Labor Day. The closure will take place around two months after the café reopened after an initial closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We did our best,” the café’s post reads, adding that the changed opening hours and the ongoing pandemic are likely to be responsible for the lack of stores.

The cafe is expected to be back “or whenever” in the next three to six months [COVID-19] is more under control, ”it says on his Facebook page.

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Beth Eisenstadt founded the diner of the same name in 1954 with her husband Harold, originally she used the room as a nickel slot game room.

Since then, the famous dinner has been featured in travel channels “Man vs. Food”, “World’s Best Places to Pig Out” and Food Networks “Top 5 Big Breakfasts”.

Beth’s closes temporarily – not forever, but temporarily! That is the bottom line;) We will be through …

Posted by Beth’s Cafe on Friday 3rd Sep 2021

“We’re just waiting to open in an atmosphere and under circumstances that will make Beth the long-term breakfast spot in Seattle that it has been known for since the 1950s,” the post said.

Fans are encouraged to follow the cafe on Facebook, where it is expected to post with updates from time to time.

Seattle, along with the rest of the country, continues to build its economy amid a fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic fueled by the Delta variant and the unvaccinated.

Starting with Labor Day weekend, the city is holding the second round of its “Welcome Back Weeks” in the city center to support small businesses.