Queens red sauce joint Il Triangolo is reopening
Beloved Queens Italian restaurant Il Triangolo is set to reopen after initially closing down permanently last October. The red sauce joint will reopen March 4 with a new owner at the helm but the same staff and menu, Eater has learned.
Edwin Nunez, who oversaw the design and marketing for the restaurant, purchased the establishment from its longtime owner Mario Gigliotti last month, a restaurant representative tells Eater. The restaurant reopened for deliveries on February 26, and will welcome diners back inside starting this Thursday. The restaurant does not have any outdoor seating.
Located at the corner of Corona Avenue and Junction Boulevard in Corona, the restaurant opened in 2011, and quickly established a reputation as a homey Italian spot where cell phone use was banned by Gigliotti and his wife Pierina Gigliotti. The restaurant is known for its baked clams, veal alla grappa, and chicken parm, among other dishes.
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