Graffiti-Plagued Burger King Looks to be Closed for Good on Delancey Street

Posted on: June 6th, 2022 at 5:02 am by

Photo: Clayton Patterson

The sole Burger King on the Lower East Side – at Delancey and Suffolk Streets – is actually closed down. Mirroring the deteriorated state of its storefront.

Several readers have been relaying that the decades-old location is not operational. Checking on the Burger King website, 146 Delancey is shown as closed all days; and the phone number is disconnected.

Meanwhile, Google and Yelp note this as a “temporary closure.”

This particular Burger King franchise has devolved to decrepitude during these pandemic years. It all started when a westbound SUV ended up in the dining room of the establishment. Boards went in, and graffiti followed immediately thereafter. And rather than scrub the storefront, the franchisee took a page from Clerks to hang a “We Are Open” banner.

Until recently, through the tags and paint, however, the Burger King had soldiered on. Offering takeout only from the side door.

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