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After 32 years in business, Wrightsville Beach’s Causeway Cafe will close for good

Wrightsville Beach's beloved Causeway Cafe will soon close for good, its owners announced today.

After over 32 years in business, Causeway Cafe in Wrightsville Beach has announced plans to close next month. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Causeway Cafe)

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — One of Wrightsville Beach’s longest-running staples, Causeway Cafe, has announced it will close for good early next month.

Just after the Heide Trask drawbridge, Causeway Cafe’s blue-roofed, small building has operated a breakfast and lunch restaurant since 1987.

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The restaurant’s owners announced their anticipated closure date in a statement released on Facebook. Dave Monaghan, Causeway Cafe’s owner, will soon retire.

“Dave’s retirement has come, and with it, Causeway Cafe will be retiring as well,” the post states.

Locals, regulars, and visitors can still visit Causeway Cafe up until its last day, Sunday, Nov. 4. Though the building is not owned by Monaghan, he is looking for interested parties to purchase the business.

“We want to thank you for more than thirty years of joining us for family meals, special occasions, and great conversations with our regulars and visitors,” the post states. “We will always cherish the memories that the Causeway has offered, and we will miss you all dearly!”

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