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Zebu Forno in Freehold closed

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bakersma Jun 1, 2011 05:02 PM

Just drove by on my way home, and the place was dark & forlorn with FOR RENT signs in the window. Hadn't seen anyone else mention it so must've just happened, and their website still lists a Freehold store. There was a sign taped to the entrance door which I couldn't read fully while going past it but it sure looked like a "This Location is Closed" sort of message. Also I could've sworn it had an "Under New Management" sign up not all that long ago..... Gotta wonder if anyone can make a go of that particular spot ? Thank goodness Ibby's is still down the street. :-)

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Zebu Forno
2 E Main St, Freehold, NJ 07728

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    HillJ RE: bakersma Jun 3, 2011 03:25 PM

    The Holmdel location closed even quicker than Freehold. RB is the only Zebu's left, yes?

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      scarlet knight RE: HillJ Jun 3, 2011 08:35 PM

      There is one in Morristown that has been open , closed for several months and now reopened.

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      jsfein RE: bakersma Jun 20, 2011 07:46 PM

      Sign in the window indicates that A Little Bit of Cuba II is taking over from Zebu. They don't get much love on this board, but I wish them luck (awfully close to their other location IMO).

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        yCf RE: jsfein Jun 21, 2011 06:40 AM

        I thought Zebu was just a poor imitation of Panera Bread, so I am not surprsie that it closed. ALB of Cuba I am mixed about. They will basically have two location on the same road (Route 537).

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          bakersma RE: yCf Oct 16, 2011 03:47 PM

          Any reviews or experiences at A Little Bit of Cuba 2 in downtown Freehold since it opened ?

          The last few times I have driven by there, it has looked to be fairly busy & thriving.

          I hope they do well and break the curse on that particular corner location.

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