After 82 Years, Gainesville Restaurant Will Close
One Gainesville establishment has weathered three quarters of a century of change including the Great Depression. In the 82 years since its opening, generations of families have sat and enjoyed the iconic American food at Louis Lunch. Fast food chains may now dominate intersections but many say the atmosphere at Louis can't be franchised. TV20 reported in May 2009 that the owner was concerned that changes to main street would hurt his business. He said that's exactly what happened.
"It was my destiny to carry it on. You know, that's what I'm doing," said Louis Lunch owner Tom Pennisi.
He said his last day open will be Saturday, October 30th. To see more on Louis Lunch, watch the video to your right.
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