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Nov 24, 2008 10:47 PM

Restaurante Luigino's - closing?

It's been at 12th and H for 17 years, and now I've read that the Marzanos might be closing up on January 5th. Any other word?

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  1. Are they just retiring or are there money/rent etc problems?

    1. the wash post had an article this summer mentioning their bankruptcy filing and economic problems.

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      1. re: cheesepowder

        I work around the corner - never saw more than 3 tables full, tops.

        maybe it was a tourist spot with the hotel(s), but everyone here at work really dislikes it...

        but, sorry to see a business lost.

        1. re: Jeserf

          When do you go by? At lunch time, they're packed! At dinner it's a fair amount quieter - not much in that vicinity.

          I thought the menu was pricy for a simple lunch, but when I worked around the corner, a sandwich or pizza at the bar was an occasional treat. Everything I had there was quite good.

        1. Yes. Closed. Saw the sign in December and was quite sad. They were good. Hadn't seen the bankruptcy but wondered why. It is a mostly lunch location despite the big Marriott across the street. It's a shame.

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