Famous Newport diner set to close after 50 years of operation

This is an interior photo of Gary's Handy Lunch in Newport. (Gary's Handy Lunch -- Facebook)

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — The popular Gary’s Handy Lunch diner in Newport announced they will be closing their doors this coming February.

In their post, the diner announced it is time for the next chapter of the Handy family.

Former patrons shared their condolences, best wishes and favorite memories with the Newport staple Wednesday afternoon.

Some commenters recalled their first visit being as early as 1974.

Gary’s Handy Lunch will officially close their doors on February 12.

 

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