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4 Rivers fly the coop as company announce popular Winter Park restaurant The Coop is set to close

The popular Winter Park restaurant The Coop is being closed forever by local family owned business 4 Rivers after nearly 10 years in operation.

Winter Park restaurant The Coop is set to close

Sad news as 4 Rivers Smokehouse' founder John Rivers, has revealed that the popular Winter Park restaurant The Coop will turn off the lights for the last time this weekend, with the restaurant closing permanently on Sunday, July 16.

John Rivers has release a statement Monday, which is now on the restaurants website, informing customers of 4 Rivers decision to close The Coop.

"It’s with a grateful heart for the opportunity to have served so many wonderful families at the Coop these last 9 & 1/2 years to share that our time at our Winter Park home is coming to an end on Sunday, July 16th."

Rivers went on to explain that the lease on the restaurant is coming to an end, and that due to current market rates the business cannot justify renewing the lease.

Winter Park restaurant The Coop is set to close

It is only the Winter Park location that is affected with Rivers explaining, "It’s been an honor to have shared a glimpse of the food and warm home environment that I grew up in. The Coop brand will continue in the many venues it’s currently served throughout Orlando; who knows, perhaps God will lead us to other restaurant locations in the future."

You can of course still enjoy the delicious home-style fare of the South at The Coop within Exploria Stadium, but as for the restaurant, for now you only have until Sunday to say your goodbyes.

The Coop within Exploria Stadium.

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