An old-time Italian restaurant favorite is now up on the market here in the Mid-Michigan area.

If you're from the area, the name should spark some similarity.

DeLuca's Italian restaurant is currently up on the market, for $895,000 after 60 years of business here in Lansing.

Originally, DeLuca's Wasn't A Pizzeria

The pizzeria was at one point was a bar, named Willow Bar. First opening their doors to the public back in 1960.

What Was The Reasoning From Bar To Pizzeria?

What made the restaurant get out of the bar game? Well, the fact that the local public loved their pizza so much, that they decided to go from serving drinks, to delicious pizza.

Why Is DeLuca's On The Market After All This Time?

For those who love this Italian restaurant, you're probably curious as to why, after all this time the business is deciding to close its doors. Owner John DeLuca, decided that it was just time to step back and get out of things.

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“We began working as children and have stayed with the business – we joke that pizza sauce, not blood, runs through our veins,” John DeLuca wrote on his website. 

Over the years, DeLuca's has won tons of awards for its food and pizza.

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