First Wasab's sushi closed in Weatogue (Simsbury), CT, then Margarita's Mexican in Canton, then the 99 on Route 44 in Avon, then Boston Market nearby and now Dakota has closed as of the end of May 2011. There are fewer places than ever left to eat on Route 44 thanks to the recession. I remember when you used to have to wait over an hour at Dakota at the bar on a Friday night back in the day....So sad. Margarita's has re-opened as Char Khoon 1800. Not sure if this is any relation to the Char Khoon in Glastonbury, though (does anyone know?). I wish them luck in that location but I fear the worst in this economy.
99 West Restaurant & Pub
315 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001
142 Hopmeadow St, Weatogue, CT 06089
225 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001
144 Albany Tpke, Canton, CT 06019