MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Lombardo’s Sicilian Pizza is shifting to a brand new, roomier location in Muskegon.
The placement on the nook of Glenside and West Sherman boulevards is simply up the road from Lombardo’s present takeout enterprise on Sherman.
It will likely be the second sit-down restaurant for Lombardo’s Sicilian Pizza, becoming a member of Lombardo’s seventh Road Pizza in Grand Haven.
The hope is to get the brand new location open earlier than the top of the 12 months, mentioned proprietor Jim Lombardo Jr.
Lombardo comes from a protracted line of pizza makers. His grandfather ran Joe’s Pizza King at forty fourth and Division streets in Grand Rapids earlier than shopping for it within the Seventies. Lombardo’s father now operates that location.
And his brother owns and operates two Lombardo’s Pizza eating places, one in Wyoming and the opposite in Jenison.
Lombardo’s Sicilian Pizza at 1967 W. Sherman, which opened in 2015, is a well-liked takeout spot with restricted parking. It provides pizza, subs, stromboli, pasta, salads and breads.
The brand new location will add hand-dipped fried meals and extra pasta choices and can improve portion sizes, Lombardo mentioned.
The brand new Muskegon location, which is at 1401 W. Sherman within the metropolis of Roosevelt Park, is the previous dwelling of Greek Tony’s Pizza and Subs. The inside, which seats 30, shall be up to date to replicate extra of an “old-fashioned Italian really feel” with a darker, extra intimate really feel, Lombardo mentioned.
The overall funding into the brand new location shall be about $300,000, he mentioned.
Final month, the Roosevelt Park Metropolis Council authorised a liquor license on the new location. Lombardo mentioned he has not but utilized to the state for the liquor license and hasn’t determined whether or not he’ll pursue one.
Lombardo beforehand operated Lombardo’s Pizzeria & Sports activities Bar at 2190 Whitehall Highway in North Muskegon. Bother staffing that restaurant prompted him to reopen it as a brunch spot with cocktails known as The Damaged Egg.
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