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Just a week after we found out that Willie’s In Valrico is closing after decades of serving up seafood in Tampa Bay, we get word that The Seahorse Restaurant on Pass-A-Grille Island is closing up too.

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The Tampa Bay Times reports that the owners Carl and Jackie Hollenback plan to retire. They discovered the place back in 1979. The Hollenbacks had considered retirement before, but after dealing with the slow down due to COVID-19 this year, it looks like now is the time for them to call it a day.

The Times reports the Hollenbacks are fielding offers to keep the place open. But they know that if they sell, it might get torn down and replaced. [Source: Tampa Bay Times]

Known for their grits and 3pm school bell, The Seahorse Restaurant had plenty of celebrity customers, according to the article…


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