Marta's, the Czech Gem, will Close its Doors After 25 Years on Sept. 28


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Marta's, the Eastern European restaurant (800 E. 222nd St., 216-731-9596) in Euclid, will serve its last meal on September 28. The homey restaurant was opened in 1995 by Marta and Jerry Runza, who originally are from Prague. After 25 years in business, the owners have decided that it's time to retire.

In addition to Czech favorites like potato pancakes, pierogis, roast duck with bread dumplings and sauerkraut, beef ghoulash with spaetzle, and heavenly Wiener schnitzel, the restaurant also serves American fare such as wings, salads, burgers and sandwiches.

For a taste of what you will be missing from that day forward, read Scene's dining review from 2007.

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