Goodfella’s Pizza Outpost on Orchard Street is Looking to Sell

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 at 5:00 am by
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Four years and as many months since opening, it looks like Goodfella’s Pizza at 144 Orchard Street is looking to bow out. If this month-old post on Craigslist is to be believed, the Staten Island-based business is currently for sale. Apparently, the space is going for $10,500 in monthly rent (probably alongside a fat sum of key money, too).

We first started hearing chatter around this time last summer that Goodfella’s was looking to ditch the Lower East Side. Yet, we never heard conclusively from the restaurant, and no real estate listings bolstered the chatter. Until now.

The potential liberation of 144 Orchard means another high-profile Hell Square corner is poised for the taking. Goodfella’s owner Frank Rizzuto did confirm that ownership is “potentially selling” the business, but that it’s not closing. Contrasting that statement is the broker representing the property, who informed us that the “owner has an approved offer for the space.”

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Meanwhile, the pizzeria remains operational. We’ll keep you apprised of the details.

144 Orchard previously played host to late night Halal spot, Kebab House II, which closed in 2010 after years in business.

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