Eagle Rock’s Blue Hen closing after 13-year run

Blue Hen said it was not able to renew its shopping center lease

EAGLE ROCKBlue Hen, which has been serving up Vietnamese-style cuisine for more than a decade, is closing later this month after it was unable to renew its lease in a Colorado Boulevard strip mall.

In a notice posted on its website,  Blue Hen, which opened in 2004, said its final day in business will be Friday, Aug. 25.

“Since we have been unable to secure a new lease with our landlord,” the notice said,  “we are left with no other choice than to end our 13-year run. Because this was unexpected,  we do not have plans to relocate at this time since neither a move or expansion were in our immediate future.”

Blue Hen was originally operated by Diep Tran before she left to open Good Girl Dinette in Highland Park.

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  1. Shoot!

    I eat there pretty regularly.

    Sucks, man.

  2. Sorry to see Blue Hen go. Thanks for your many years of delicious food. I’ll be going now to the Vietnamese by Vons on Fig which is a great alternative.

  3. This is a real disappointment. Excellent little restaurant and very nice staff. Sounds like the landlord gave them very little notice and is trying to clear spaces in that shopping center. Potentially has a tenant lined up already, if so, shameful.

    • There is something going on in that little center. The Dominos also suddenly – like, really suddenly – left, relocating on York. There have been a couple of other departures leaving spots open, but I’m not so sure those were sudden.

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