After 28 years, Sixth Ward Italian restaurant Patrenella's permanently closes

Italian restaurant Patrenella's, located off of Washington Avenue in the Sixth Ward area, has closed. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Italian restaurant Patrenella's, located off of Washington Avenue in the Sixth Ward area, has closed. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Italian restaurant Patrenella's, located off of Washington Avenue in the Sixth Ward area, has closed. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

The owners of Patrenella's, 813 Jackson Hill St., Houston, announced May 30 that it was closing for good.

As of June 1, the phone number for the longtime restaurant had been disconnected.


"It is time to say goodbye. All good things must come to an end; and after 28 glorious years, our time is now," a message from the restaurant reads on Facebook.

Owner Sammy Patrenella, 85, converted his childhood home into the restaurant in 1992, eventually adding two adjacent properties and creating a backyard garden.

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By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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