Mona's closes its Sherman Street spot, leaving only the original

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Tomorrow morning a line will start forming early outside of Mona's Restaurant, the incredibly popular breakfast/lunch joint in the Platte Valley. But owners Linda and Garen Austin have never been able to recreate the success of this spot. And last month, their third attempt at a Mona's, this one just off East 17th Avenue, closed after two years in business.

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A second Mona's, on South Broadway, closed last year; it's now the home of the Crimson Canary. The location at 17th and Sherman served most of the same dishes as the original, but also had grab-and-go options; it was only open Monday through Friday.

We've left calls for the Austins to ask about this latest Mona's development, but they have not been returned.

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