Reader: Will Anyone Notice That Willie G's Has Closed? Or That the Mall Is Still Open?
With the passing of Willie G's, no more passing out on the patio...for now.
Landry's Inc. just closed Willie G's Seafood & Steaks on the 16th Street Mall, and while a few fans had a moment of silence for the joint's inexpensive oysters, and others fondly recalled the address's days as the Mall Exchange, most diners did not mourn Willie's passing. Says Alex:
Good riddance. Didn't like the place back in 2003 and definitely don't like it now. Long overdue for bad food and bad service. Maybe they can make this into a Starbucks since there aren't enough of them on 16th Street Mall. haha
Don't think anyone will notice. Speaking of irrelevance, is the 16th Street Mall still open?
Well, shit, what patio am I gonna pass out on while blacked out at 1 a.m. now?
Not to worry, Rory: Landry's Inc., which owns the location, plans to turn it into a Saltgrass Steakhouse this summer — complete with patio.
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