Montelupo Italian Market Will Open Its Dining Room for the First Time Since Its 2020 Launch

Oct 31, 2021 205

BY: Andy Prewitt

It might come as a surprise that there are still restaurants that managed to open during the pandemic where not a single customer has ever taken a seat indoors. Montelupo Italian Market is among that group, but not for much longer. The restaurant at 344 NE 28th Ave. has announced it is opening its dining room Friday, Nov. 5, for the first time since the business began operating in the summer of 2020.

That means you can finally enjoy bowls piled high with sauced-up noodles from the plush green leather banquets you may have spotted from the adjacent market (or while darting inside to use the restroom). Designed by Matt Lynch, co-owner of retro burger and sandwich joints Super Deluxe and Snappy’s, the soaring white walls are adorned with vintage Italian posters along with images of wolves—a nod to the Italian village the restaurant is named after that was once inhabited by the carnivorous mammals, according to local lore.

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