After just six months.
The East Village Italian restaurant was losing money, a manager said.
"Despite the unrelenting bad food I went there every night for decades, and it was such a fabulous experience."
The Carroll Gardens institution is taking its fried prosciutto balls with it.
It's not the first time disco brunches have been the kiss of death.
The East Village restaurant will close May 14.
Peter Hoffman will keep the Soho space as "a new canvas upon which to work.”
The restaurant will close Monday, with a customer-appreciation day send-off all day tomorrow.
Resto Leon has decided to reclaim the space for a brunch of its own.
Manhattan's loss could be Syosset's gain.