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The Just Turkey restaurant at 2430 Main St. in Evanston has closed after three years in operation.

Owner Ginger Maddox, in a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page, says that the effort to keep the business operating, while also having another full-time job — she’s a producer at WBBM-TV in Chicago — proved to be too much.

“I cannot give the store what it needs to continue being successful,” Maddox, who grew up in Evanston, says. 

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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  1. I was a fan

    I went several times a year. The “Italian Beef” style sandwich and the turkey tips were very good. I did feel on every visit, like they wouldn’t make it to my next visit.

  2. Just Turkey Closed

    So sorry to see this alternative to beef business close. I thought their turkey lasagne was the bomb!

    1. Just heard Just Turkey closed
      Just heard Just Turkey closed. I’m from Rockford and had to get the turkey lasagna every time I came out to Evanston to visit friends!! Was just in Evanston today and wanted to stop by!

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