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Still no word on when Cliff House will reopen

I’ve had a few readers call and e-mail. I still don’t have word yet on when the Cliff House will reopen. The restaurant closed suddenly in December, but previous owner Guido Brendicke applied for permits to reopen the restaurant. Read the back story here.

I’ve called multiple times the last few weeks, and nobody has answered, and my messages remain unanswered. Anyone know what’s going on?


Cliff House restaurant will reopen in February

The Cliff House is back.

Or, at least it will be soon.

After closing in December, the Cliff House expects to reopen after the first week of February, depending on whether the liquor license, and other permits, are approved as quickly as the restaurant would like.

Fans of the restaurant, which is one of the South Sound’s oldest restaurants dating back to 1925, may be happy to hear that longtime owner Guido Brendicke will be back at the helm. Former chef and general manger David Masuda also is returning.

So what happened? I’m still piecing it together, but here’s what I know. Read more »