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Rugosa Closes Doors

Wainscott restaurant had been open for two and a half years.

restaurant in Wainscott has served its last meal.

Owners Bill and Yvette Mammes closed the doors on Saturday, according to a on East Hampton Patch.

Rugosa had been opened year-round and served Modern American Fine Dining for about two and a half years. It is located in front of the on Montauk Highway.

In a note to patrons posted online, the Mammes thanked their customers for their support. "We enjoyed serving each one of you. Sadly, it is time for Rugosa to close and for us to move on," they said.

Bill, a native of Long Island, worked at the Maidstone Club for two years until 2008, and then helped open Indian Wells Tavern for Chris Eggert and Kevin Boles, according to Rugosa's website.

The couple did not return a call or email request for comment.

Suzanne Sylvor October 26, 2011 at 11:46 AM
We were given a $100 gift certificate to Rugosa as a marriage gift. Any suggestions as to how my cousin can get her money back? Thank you.
Bill Graham October 26, 2011 at 03:13 PM
thats a shame. food there was some of the best out here... a sign of the times to come..
Sharon Tompkins October 26, 2011 at 05:44 PM
Sad news - we went there several times last summer & enjoyed every meal.........just impossible to make it here with a year round restaurant unless one has deep pockets.
Lois October 26, 2011 at 07:31 PM
Not only was the food good but the service was excellent. My daughter was the bartender, and a damn good one at that! Sorry to see you go......

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