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Decades Old Royal Oak Italian Dining Institution Pasquale’s Closes in April

The restaurant faithfully served customers for 65 years on Woodward Avenue

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Royal Oak dining institution Pasquale’s Restaurant will bid farewell to Woodward Avenue next month, WDIV reports. Members of the DelGiudice family released a statement today confirming that the restaurant’s final night of service will be Sunday, April 7:

It is with much sadness that we are announcing our closure. Our last day of business will be Sunday, April 7, 2019. This was a difficult decision and we want to express our gratitude to all of our loyal customers for your patronage over the past 65 years. Pasquale’s would not have thrived without you. Thank you for the memories. We will cherish them always.

Owner Michael DelGiudice revealed last October that he was looking to sell the restaurant. “My brothers and I grew up here; it’s always been family-run and we’ll miss feeding the community,” he said in a statement at the time. “We’ve been slowing down naturally for the last few years, and after discussing this internally we believe the timing is right.” The 7,587-square-foot restaurant located at 31555 Woodward Ave. was listed with the inclusion of a Class C liquor license and an attractively sized parking lot.

Founded in 1954, four generations of DelGiudices faithfully prepared pizzas and pastas for customers at Pasquale’s. Eater has reached out for more details on the closure.

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