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Tokyo Lobby San Gabriel closing March 17th

blimpbinge | Mar 7, 201308:34 PM     9

Hi everyone,

Employees here have informed me that they will be closing due to slowing business and increasing rent (approx $60k annual increase). They've been attempting different ways to reduce expenses (including now closing on Tuesdays) but are not able to continue.

I've been coming here for years, since I was a child for my birthdays, so I'm sad to see them go even though their food is americanized and may not be up to certain standards.

One employee even apologized for giving only one toothpick umbrella (usually comes on the orange slice with dinners and certain other meals) because they ran out and wouldn't be able to use the whole box if they had ordered it.

Correction: the rent is going approx from $13,000 to $18,000, so about a $60k increase. Per the employee

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