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Lucky Frog marks 7 years serving German cuisine in BradentonLucky Frog marks 7 years serving German cuisine in Bradenton

Hearty food, great beer, and maybe some polka music played on an accordion come to mind when you think of a German restaurant.

For the past seven years, Lucky Frog Restaurant, 4625 Cortez Road W., has been serving the hearty food , the great beer, and occasionally, a little polka as well during their German music parties.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the seventh year was the most difficult.

Owners Uwe and Simone Kaufer are German citizens operating their business under an E-2 visa. Like other restaurateurs working under a special visa, they had no access to stimulus money

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Roy’s, a Jacksonville Beach restaurant, closes after 18 yearsRoy’s, a Jacksonville Beach restaurant, closes after 18 years

JACKSONVILLE BEACH | Widespread rumors that popular restaurant Roy’s was permanently closing became reality over the weekend.

An employee confirmed Sunday morning that the restaurant closed Saturday night after serving its last customers. It was not immediately clear why the restaurant — which opened in 2003 at its 2400 3rd Street S. location — shut down.

Multiple messages left with the restaurant’s management team were not returned.

By the way: Jacksonville-area restaurant openings, closings in May

The Times-Union’s summer restaurant guide to dining out in Jacksonville

For subscribers:Classic restaurants from Jacksonville’s Beach’s past

Word began circulating on social media

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