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Le Bifthèque Implodes Two Years After Improbable Comeback

So much for that.

Le Bifthèque pulls up steaks
Le Bifthèque pulls up steaks
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"Had a reservation for Thursday [at Le Bifthèque] and they called to say they were closed," a tipster divulged yesterday. "Please confirm." The steakhouse fixture on Côte-de-Liesse since 1981 is indeed closed—and bankrupt at that. This is the restaurant's second such financial collapse in a decade. The South Shore Le Bifthèque is "just fine," declares a spokesperson for the Boucherville restaurant. Watch original owner Michael Seltzer discuss his excitement over Le Bifthèque's revival in 2012.