Margherita’s Pizza closing, but will reopen this spring in new location


A college town mainstay in Newark is leaving its longtime home on Main Street.

Margheita’s Pizza announced it will close on Sunday but will relocate.

The site of the 38-year-old pizzeria is the proposed location for a hotel on Main Street. Menu items also include cheese steaks, subs and pasta.

Margherita’s Pizza fed many a hungry University of Delaware students with its pizza by the slice selections.

The News Journal/Delaware Onlinereported the restaurant will move about a mile away from its current location and will be more of a community restaurant than a late night student spot.

The Newark Post reported, the new location is in the Park N Shop shopping center on South Main Street, formerly Elkton Road. The location will have more parking.

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