WATCHUNG, NJ — The Colorado Cafe, a local landmark at 154 Bonnie Burn Rd. in Watchung, has closed its doors for good, according to a posting on the country-themed dance hall's Facebook page.

The announcement took patrons by surprise, as the cafe had just recently posted its July 2017 events calendar.

Little information was provided in the post as to why the nightclub was shutting its doors forever after more than two decades. It reads:

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We are closing our doors forever.


For the 22.5 years of Memories, Fun, Good Times, and Happiness.
-Colorado Cafe Staff & Management


The Colorado Cafe was famed for its country theme,  line dancing lessons and the "Meanest Mechanical Bull in NJ."