Local Restaurant Closes Doors

A local family owned restaurant says arrivederci.

Café Buonauro opened its doors twenty-three years ago, after life long Naperville residents, Ron and, Tina Buonauro felt the need for a classic Italian family restaurant in the community.

For years the Buonauro family served up homestyle Italian cooking in fifth avenue station, quickly becoming a Naperville favorite.

However, with more and more restaurant chains coming into town the small business couldn’t keep up, and as of September 28th the family owned and operated restaurant will close its doors.

“Its time, its been twenty three years, a great twenty three years, but its time and we want to end on a high note,” said Co-Owner of the restaurant Tina Buanauro McConahey.

The family plans on selling the restaurant, and enjoying some much needed R&R.

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