Caffe Espresso, the Italian restaurant on Transit Road in Clarence, has closed after 16 years.
The restaurant, at 4401 Transit Road, was a place where numerous couples got to know each other, owner Rose Parlato noted in a farewell Facebook post April 22.
It served the community long enough for some of those customers to bring their new children to eat at the restaurant, Parlato wrote.
"The Caffe and I feel rewarded to be a part and a start of your destiny, and will live forever in our hearts," Parlato wrote. "We have shared many good times with friends new and old, as well as family, but all good things have to come to an end, and it’s just time for our Caffe to retire."
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