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Not So Fast: La Rondinella Temporarily Shutters

The Eastern Market newcomer has lingering city paperwork issues.

La Rondinella.
La Rondinella.
Michelle and Chris Gerard
Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

A little over a week after hotly anticipated Italian restaurant La Rondinella soft opened to the public, it seems Dave Mancini has temporarily closed its doors due to oversights in paperwork and inspections with the city's Buildings, Safety Engineering & Environmental department. "It's more my oversight than theirs. They're working with me and being more than accommodating," the owner tells The Detroit Free Press. "All I can say is that I'm spending every waking moment trying to get this done as soon as possible."

Supino is open as usual! To people awaiting La Rondinella- we are ready to open but temporary red tape has us caught up....

Posted by Supino Pizzeria on Friday, December 11, 2015

According to social media posts, the restaurant hopes to reopen its doors on Tuesday. Stay tuned for further updates.

La Rondinella

2453 Russell Street, Detroit, MI