Angelo's celebrates 80 years

Feb 02, 2019 368

BY: Liz Rogers

It all started with a “little beer joint.” Today, 80 years later, Angelo’s continues to dish up Giacomina Passalacqua’s spaghetti and meatballs, using the same recipe that helped put the little Italian restaurant on the map and kept generations of families coming back for seconds.

“I am in awe thinking about the number of people who worked here over the years who supported their family, paid taxes,” says grandson and third-generation owner Michael Passalacqua. “What one little business did to contribute to the tax base, if you will. And that doesn’t even take into account the customer side of it. I could never guess how many people we ever served. That could be a million people. Who knows? That’s crazy.”

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