Popular Italian Eatery In Long Branch, NJ Closing After 50 Years In Business
It's not uncommon nowadays to hear about restaurant closings, and it really is sad.
Whether it be from costs of inflation to a lack of employees to keep the place running, I feel like I'm seeing more and more places close for good.
A very popular Italian restaurant in Long Branch is getting ready to close, but it's not due to inflation, a staffing shortage, or any of the typical reasons we see nowadays.
I'm not going to lie, it's not often you see a restaurant close like this and it's impressive.
The restaurant has been kind of a staple in Long Branch since it opened in the 1940s, before that the building was home to a barber shop, according to APP.
Even when the pandemic hit, this place was able to keep its doors open by coming up with a quick way to get its food to customers via take-out.
So, What Popular Italian Restaurant In Long Branch, NJ Is Closing?
Owner Joe Tuzzio said that after fifty years of running the kitchen it's just time to spend more time with his family.
Why Is Tuzzios Italian Kitchen Closing?
Tuzzios owner Joe Tuzzio said that it's just time.
After fifty years of running the popular Italian restaurant, he's looking forward to spending some more time with his family.
It's not often you see that in the restaurant business, and I think it's pretty remarkable.
What Will Replace Tuzzios In Long Branch, NJ?
At this time APP, and Joe Tuzzio reports that they aren't wholly sure what will become of the restaurant.
The building and liquor license were both sold and will be finalized come January.
Rumor has it the building may become residential, but nothing's been confirmed.
Fortunately, Tuzzio was able to maintain the rights to his brand and recipes, so that leaves the possibility open for future partnerships and pop-up kitchens.