Penang Malaysian & Thai Cuisine Closes

Penang Malaysian & Thai Cuisine Closes

Bethesda restaurant has been there since 2001

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Penang Malaysian & Thai Cuisine in Bethesda has closed after 18 years in business

Photo by Andrew Metcalf

Bethesda’s Penang Malaysian & Thai Cuisine, an Asian restaurant that stood at 4933 Bethesda Ave. for 18 years, has closed.

It was not clear what day the restaurant closed or why, but Penang’s management team wrote on its Facebook page Tuesday that it had closed.

“Thank you for supporting us thru out the years,” the message read.

A sign on the door of the restaurant said it had closed “forever.”

News of Penang’s closing was first reported by The Moco Show.

No one from the restaurant could be reached for comment Wednesday.

Penang opened in 2001. It was closed for several weeks in the spring of 2014 because of a $60,000 renovation to the bar and other interior features.

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