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Long Island Cheeseburger in Wantagh closes

Long Island Cheeseburgers, 3261 Merrick Rd. in Wantagh.

Long Island Cheeseburgers, 3261 Merrick Rd. in Wantagh. (April 2009) (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)

One of Long Island’s kitschiest, most nostalgic eateries is now part of history. Say goodbye to Long Island Cheeseburger, a brightly painted Wantagh building on Merrick Road where Elvis Presley, "The Honeymooners" and Betty Boop were part of the memorabilia theme.

Recalled from a past visit: a fat, juicy turkey cheeseburger and a meltingly fine Philly cheesesteak.
 

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