Twenty years is a long time for a restaurant to stick around, especially in Toronto. And after spending two decades on the Danforth, Mediterranean eatery Lolita's Lust is throwing in the towel for good.
The restaurant at 513 Danforth Ave., went up for sale last month. It was on the market for $88,000.
Owner Sam Scanga posted a farewell message on Lolita's website. He says he'll now be focussing exclusively on his meaty Leslieville bistro Braised. Along with reminiscing about good memories, he thanked his staff and his loyal patrons for their dedication to his long-standing restaurant.
"What I will always remember most is the love and patronage Lolita's received from the Danforth/Rivderdale Community (and beyond)," he writes. "We were called home to many in the community and as a result have developed many lasting friendships."
"To all my staff who poured their hearts into this restaurant from past to present I thank you for being the pulse that made this iconic restaurant tick."
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by Amy Grief via blogTO