Dudley’s on Orchard Street is Expanding Next Door with Take-Away Window Service

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 at 5:00 am by
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The old Guss’ Pickles hovel at 87 Orchard Street will return to food use after a half-decade foray into tobacco peddling.

You’ll recall that Maraya Cigars quietly faded from the block three months ago without much in the way of announcements to fans. Few seemed to mourn the indie business, though. Now the tiny space is reactivated for food, with the token butcher paper already in the windows. From a familiar restaurant, too.

In a nutshell, Dudley’s is expanding its popular operation next door. Here at 87 Orchard, the Australian-tinged eatery will reportedly offer a slightly different menu, albeit with window take-away service. We are told that it was just too difficult to operate as such within the confines of the OG location.

Perhaps the increased footprint will alleviate the crowding.

Dudley’s opened on Orchard Street in 2012, having replaced longtimer Tiny Giant.

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