A restaurant celebrating 40 years of business this year is now closing in September.

A sudden announcement was made on Altamore Ristorante's Facebook yesterday letting everyone know that they are closing permanently Sunday, September 4.

According to the Facebook post, " I have not made this announcement public before this evening because I felt it was important to let my employees know first. After our staff meeting last night, I have decided to make the decision public knowledge today."

As you know, I'm a big fan of all things food related so I'm sad to see this longtime restaurant closing down.

Regardless, I know I'll be hitting up Altamore once more before the close up shop in September. Who knows, maybe it'll be a pizza.

Altamore Ristorante is located at 1432 N. Main St in Rockford.


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