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The 808 is permanently closed in Thornton Park with a new upscale diner replacing it soon

The 808 island bar and diner has closed in Thornton Park with a new dining concept opening in the space this month.

The 808 in Thornton Park Orlando

The 808, a Hawaiian-themed, island pub in the heart of Thornton Park in downtown Orlando, at 808 E. Washington Street has closed, with a new upscale dining concept, Jack & Honey's set to replace it later this month.

Jack & Honey's Thornton Park Orlando

The 808 posted the news on it's Facebook Page, proclaiming that "the tide is changing, something new is coming in!"

Jack & Honey's Thornton Park Orlando

The new eatery moving into the space, Jack & Honey's is a partnership with Jason Lambert, owner/operator of The Hammered Lamb, and Wendy Connor, owner of The Abbey, and an original partner in The 808.

It is expected that Jack & Honey's will be open for Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21, as the new diner has Pride events booked in for those date, April Fresh Comedy Brunch - PRIDE Edition and PRIDE: Show Me Yours and I'll Show You Mine, which are both listed on Jack & Honey's new Facebook Page.

Jack & Honey's Thornton Park Orlando

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