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Could Pontillo's in Batavia soon be a Pontillo's again?

By Howard B. Owens

What's up with Pontillo's? I get asked that question nearly every day. We've all seen the work crews there.

What a couple other people have seen is Sam Pontillo at the 500 E. Main St., Batavia, location.

Over the past two weeks I've called Sam Pontillo several times. I've left a few messages. I have not heard back from him.

I've also called the property owner, Thomas Masaschi, and left messages. No return call.

Admittedly, third hand, I've heard that another restaurant owner tried to buy the old Pontillo's sign and was told it wasn't for sale -- that there were plans for it.

So at this point, we only have rumors and speculation, but for all the people who keep asking me what's going on, that's the only answer I can give at this point.

Mike Corona

Howard I mentioned a month or so ago, Pontillos would soon be open again. Its taking a little longer then expected but I'm sure it will be worth the wait!!! Thanks Sam John Paul who the hell cares just get the place OPEN!!

Feb 24, 2010, 6:50pm Permalink
Bob Price

When I went by today-the green "Pontillos Pizzeria" sign is once again hanging out front! Soon after the building was auctioned,it was covered up....then it was taken down.I just hope if it does open up once again that they can keep the tax man happy......

Feb 25, 2010, 6:31pm Permalink

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