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Buffalo-area iconic German restaurant shifting venues

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German restaurants aren't terribly common outside a few ethnic enclaves in such spots as Chicago and Milwaukee. So, when one learns of a closing, it would at first blush appear to be a sad thing.

And then there is Scharf's Schiller Park Restaurant. The nearly half-century-old German restaurant closed its 34 South Crossman Street location after service on Friday as was announced back in April. However, patrons have been asked to be patient while the operation moves to a new location on Clinton Street in West Seneca.

The restaurant has been owned and operated by the Scharf family since 1967. Owner Jerry Scharf says a dwindling local market because of a shifting population that have resulted in a neighborhood less interested in Scharf's menus.

Scharf told local media that much of the restaurant's signature ethnic memorabilia to the new location which most recently was occupied by the Deer Head Inn. Compared to the Scharf's location, the new venue has larger dining space, more parking, and an outdoor patio.

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