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Wahlburgers in downtown Orlando closes amid COVID-19 pandemic

The downtown location opened in February of 2016

Wahlburgers in downtown Orlando has closed its doors permanently, according to a press release.
Wahlburgers in downtown Orlando has closed its doors permanently, according to a press release. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Wahlburgers in downtown Orlando has closed its doors permanently, according to a press release.

“The restaurant industry has been impacted greatly by the COVID-19 pandemic, and unfortunately, the Wahlburgers franchisee for the downtown Orlando Wahlburgers restaurant has made the difficult decision to permanently close its doors,” Wahlburgers said in a statement.

The restaurant was located in the area of Chruch Street and Orange Avenue.

[RELATED: Wahlburgers Orlando celebrates grand opening]

The downtown location opened in February of 2016.

Movie star Mark Wahlberg attended the grand opening.

A block party was hosted in the Church Street District for the opening.

This was also the first Wahlburgers location in Florida.

The Waterford Lakes location is temporarily closed for deep cleaning in an abundance of caution as COVID-19 cases rise in Orange County.


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