All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately that’s also the case for restaurants. Here’s a look at some of the Berks-area restaurants that have recently closed.

Intel’s Pennside Drive-In


Intel’s, the drive-in located along Carsonia Avenue near Mt. Penn, has closed its doors. According to the restaurant’s Facebook page, the owner has retired. The last day for the business was August 22. It was announced in early summer that there was an agreement to sell the business, but that the bank was causing a delay. There has been no update on the sale since.

The Steak Shack


The Steak Shack closed its location inside the Lukoil on Lancaster Avenue on August 7. The restaurant is currently looking for a new location and hopes to reopen soon. The Steak Shack has had several locations through the years, including drive-up locations in Leesport and Sinking Spring.

Landis Store Hotel

District Township

The Landis Store Hotel, which was located a few miles west of Route 100 in District Township, is now closed. The Restaurant’s last service was July 31. It was announced on the restaurant’s Facebook page that the owners were retiring. There has been no word yet on what the future holds for the historic location.

La Cantina


La Cantina, the Italian restaurant along Route 625 in Knauers, has closed its doors. The last day for the restaurant was July 3. There has been no word yet on whether a new business will take its place.

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