Guy Fieri’s Popular Times Square Restaurant Closes for Good

Fieri said he was proud of the restaurant serving millions of patrons for more than five years

What to Know

  • Guy Fieri Guy's American Kitchen and Bar, a restaurant owned by television star and celebrity chef Guy Fieri, has closed for good
  • The Times Square restaurant served its final public meal Dec. 30 and officials held a private dinner on New Year's Eve for its last night
  • Fieri said in a statement that he was proud of the restaurant serving millions of patrons for over five years

A restaurant run by television star and celebrity chef Guy Fieri in the heart of New York City's Times Square has shut its doors for good.

The restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen & Bar, served its last public meal Saturday, Dec. 30. Restaurant officials held a private dinner event on New Year's Eve for its last night of operation.

Guy's American Kitchen & Bar opened in 2012, where it was greeted with a no-star review from The New York Times' restaurant critic.

Fieri said in a statement that he was proud of the restaurant serving millions of patrons for more than five years.

"Upon the restaurant's closing, I'd like to say thank you to all of the team members and guests who helped make it all happen," the celebrity food personality said in a statement to NBC.

The restaurant was part of the Blue Stein Group, a New York collection of restaurants that includes the Heartland Brewery chain.

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