Another iconic New Jersey eatery gone: Elizabeth’s Spirito’s shutting its doors

Jan 12, 2020 344

In what seems to be a trend in New Jersey, another iconic restaurant in the Garden State is closing. Spirito's Italian Restaurant in Elizabeth has been a neighborhood icon ever since it opened in 1932. Most New Jerseyans know a place like Spirito’s – a neighborhood eatery that has the best local food.

But would anyone want to buy one? That’s the question Elizabeth residents are asking with news that Spirito’s is up for sale, listed at $475,000. News 12 New Jersey’s Brian Donohue went to the neighborhood around the restaurant to speak with some of the city’s residents about the beloved restaurant.

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