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Cedarhurst Cafe is closed
Pictured Spinach portobello burger is served with salad.
Cedarhurst Cafe in Cedarhurst is now part of local history.
The place originally opened in 1994 but, last year, moved to a spot facing the LIRR station.
Co-owner John Cordoba drew a large lunch crowd with his inspired and offbeat salad combinations. A spinach portobello “burger” was served atop a combination of mixed greens, haricots verts, baby zucchini, sun-dried blueberries, cherries and organic granola. Weird, but it worked. So, too, did a Maine lobster tail salad, whose ingredients included Terra chips and mango.
The restaurant received a two-star rating last March.
Above: Spinach portobello burger salad at the former Cedarhurst Cafe