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Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will close next year to rebuild

Original post made on Oct 29, 2020

Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will be taking a hiatus from serving up pizzas and pastas next year, shutting down to rebuild the restaurant with a greater focus on takeout and delivery.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 29, 2020, 12:18 PM

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Posted by Y
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Oct 29, 2020 at 2:49 pm

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On the one hand, this is great and it is wonderful that both new housing will get built and a Mountain View institution will get to survive.
On the other hand, it is hilarious that housing for Baby Boomers get approved with no hassle and housing for literally everyone else is "killing Mountain View."


Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 30, 2020 at 6:42 am

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On the one hand this is great for my wife - who loves the meals here. On the other hand it is great for the community (all communities have aging residents). And on the third hand it might be personally great - if I get to need 'that level' of senior care.

And on the forth hand - this local business family - gets to keep their food business going, build for the future, and provide extra real-estate income for their generations of family to come.


Posted by Edward
a resident of another community
on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

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Always always a favorite here in the peninsula. It will be sad to see it go in current form. I do hope that you will still save the dining experience for us younger and older people. Live up the peninsula in Millbrae and always love to come down here for a great meal.


Posted by That MV guy
a resident of Slater
on Oct 31, 2020 at 12:58 pm

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El Camino is gradually turning into a dark canyon, surrounded on both sides by high walls. Build, build, build.


Posted by florence duval
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 7, 2020 at 9:41 am

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well I was the only woman cook to have worked at FJ&ls . twienty years i've cooked in that small kitchen. So now that I.m an old lady I guess I can retire there. I love you John


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