‘Le Turtle’ Goes Under After 3 Years on Chrystie Street

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 at 5:04 am by

When Le Turtle opened in 2015

Le Turtle is no more.

The popular French-American restaurant at the southeast corner of Chrystie and Rivington Streets shuttered at the end of January after just over three years in business. A sign on the window announces the news, yet teases “more announcements soon.”

Le Turtle launched at 177 Chrystie Street in December 2015. The nightspot was a darling of the food media world given its pedigree – Taavo Somer (Freemans) and Carlos Quirarte (The Smile) – and positive acclaim out of the gate.

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