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Last Call for Pepperoncini's

After 10 years in Framingham, Pepperoncini's will close on Friday.

After a decade in downtown Framingham, Pepperoncini's will close on Friday the 13th.

The popular pizzeria and bar will soon be the site of a new 13,000 square foot CVS. Elie Youssef plans to build the store in place of Pepperoncini’s, a single-family home and a couple of existing buildings on lots between his business Concord Street Automotive and Lindbergh Road. He announced the plan in the fall of 2013.

The Framingham Planning Board unanimously approved the project, with a drive-thru, in March 2014, despite objections from some in the neighborhood about traffic.

The CVS, which will be the second one located on Concord Street in downtown Framingham, is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

Pepperoncini’s owner Vince Loscerbo will close his pizzeria and grill on Friday, June 13

Wednesday night was the final karaoke at the popular pizzeria.

Chillset will rock out Pepperoncini's on its final night, June 13.

The owners, to thank loyal customers is "going retro with some prices."

Until closing there are "$5.99 large cheese pizzas (dine-in only). All domestic draft & bottles $3/pitchers $9, All premium draft & bottles $4/pitchers $12, All well drinks $5, All premium drinks $6."

The owner has said he was willing to look for another location in Framingham to re-open, but no announcement has been made as of today. Until then, there is a location in Milford at 201 East Main St.

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Framingham Patch readers: Tell us where you think Pepperoncini's should reopen in town in the comment section below.
mostmoderateD June 12, 2014 at 10:12 AM
Why not move it across the street into the vacant Han Dynasty?
A Neighbor June 12, 2014 at 10:40 AM
I think Han Dynasty was asking 1.5 million of which a large chunk was trademark for the name and their liquor license. Pep's just needs a home.
Susan Petroni June 12, 2014 at 10:50 AM
Good discussion on Framingham Patch Facebook on other possible locations, including the former Bickford's and the Old Tin Alley Grill. Join the conversation there too: https://www.facebook.com/FraminghamPatch/posts/859019304126537?comment_id=859162010778933&offset=0&total_comments=10&notif_t=share_comment
RJF June 12, 2014 at 01:31 PM
There's also space at the Nobscot Plaza on Water Street.
John Roberts June 12, 2014 at 02:40 PM
I love their pizza! We will miss Pepperoncini's !!! I hope they move into where Bickford's/ LaCaretta/ Blue Aguave was on Route 30...

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