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Apr 19, 2007 11:14 AM

JJ Mannions Yonkers CLOSED????

Does anyone know why they are closed for business?

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  1. Lack of money to pay bills, I think. They got a new owner 2 years ago and I think it became a little overwhelming.

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    1. re: eclecticladyland

      Someone must know something.. I was to have a party there in May and it seems they have run away with my substantial deposit, to say nothing of looking for another place to have a party 2 weeks before the event. Any suggestions??

      1. re: happygrandma

        As far as recovering your deposit, I would contact the Attorney General's Office.
        For another party place in the area I would recommend Rory Dolan's.

        1. re: happygrandma

          Hopefully you gave them your deposit by credit card. If you did, call your credit card company and they should be able to give you your money back.

          If not, follow the other advice and use a credit card next time.

      2. My husband saw a sign in front of the restaurant today, " to our loyal customers we will be opening soon" the sign went up recently.

        1. We've heard that "Mannion" is coming back.

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          1. re: julieinct

            new owners.
            mannions backed hard.

          2. JJ Mannion's is open again and Jim Mannion owns it.

            1. Regrettably, Jimmy Mannion sold the business to people who turned out to be very poor businessmen, and even poorer men of honor. They ran out leaving the place and reputation in shambles. Mr. Mannion has recently reopened and has begun to restore the place to its former glory and name. If you ever choose to do so, you should consider going back there - Mr. Mannion was NOT the one responsible for the loss of your deposit and should be given a second chance. Things are improving there again.

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              1. re: ncc74656m

                I went there in July and there are new owners! We had the steak and the salmon along with home fries and creamed spinach. it was really , really good.