Noah’s Ark Deli Says It Will Reopen at the End of the Month

Posted on: September 19th, 2013 at 6:00 am by
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The dwindling Jewish Lower East Side east of Essex could be losing a rock of a food haven. Or, shall we say, ark.

Noah’s Ark Deli closed before Rosh Hashanah earlier this month, and hasn’t reopened its doors since. Panic spread through the Jewish community. However, our calls to the Teaneck HQ reveal that the Kosher establishment does in fact plan to open in one to two weeks (after the holidays). Printouts taped to the windows this week further confirm the intel, and add a reopening date – September 28. Not to mention the appearance of the annual sidewalk sukkah…

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Nevertheless, some in the observant community have their doubts. Especially since the eatery is currently on the open market, and is reported to have trouble making its rent payments. Indeed, broker Marc Berger lists the business for sale at $795,000 in key money, plus monthly rent of $5,500.

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