Sadly, we've learned an iconic restaurant is closing even more locations in New York State. But there's some good news for Empire State residents.

On Tuesday, Hudson Valley Post learned Red Lobster is closing nearly 50 locations across the country, including many in New York. We have since learned more locations are closed. See the full list of New York closures below.

11 New York Red Lobster Locations Suddenly Close

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Red Lobster Closes Locations In Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Nanuet, Scarsdale, Lakewood, Buffalo, Amherst, Williamsville, Rochester, Stony Brook, Watertown

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Sadly, the closures were so abrupt that some employees didn't know they were out of a job until showing up to work this week.

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Last month, Hudson Valley Post reported the future of the popular eatery was in danger because owners were considering filing to restructure its debt, renegotiate leases and shed some long-term contracts.

The company is now reportedly looking for a buyer to avoid bankruptcy.

New York Red Lobster Locations Part Of 'LARGEST Restaurant Liquidation EVER!'

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Liquidator TAGeX Brands opened up online auctions for a number of the closed restaurants to auction off kitchen equipment, furniture, fixtures and more.

"Prepare for the LARGEST restaurant liquidation EVER! Fixtures, furniture, and equipment MUST GO," TAGeX Brands stated on X. "Auctions start NOW. SINGLE winner for each location. WINNER TAKES ALL."

Kingston, Rochester, Amherst

At least three New York locations are part of the auction, including in:

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Each auction will have one winner. Meaning the person with the highest bid will get "the entire contents of the Red Lobster location they bid on."

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Each auction is live now and runs through Thursday, May 16.

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