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Naples sandwich shop reopens after SUV crashes into dining room

>> IS THE GIRL OF THE VISIT? IS SURE IS. >> BUT A STRONG ADVANCE AND REOPENED TODAY. 4 days after an SUV crashed into the popular restaurant on us. 41 IN NAPLES. THE DRIVER ACCIDENTALLY STEP ON THE GAS INSTEAD OF THE BRAKES, LEAVING A GAPING HOLE IN THE RESTAURANT. NBC TWO’S LEAST ELECTIVES WERE THERE AS THE OWNERS OPENED THE DOORS TO WELCOME CUSTOMERS. >> WE ARE HAPPY. EVERYTHING IS OKAY, READY TO GO. THE STRAW DANCE WAS BACK OPEN TODAY AFTER A RED TOYOTA RAV 4 CRASHED THROUGH NAPLES DELHI FRIDAY MORNING. YOU CAN SEE THE ACCIDENT DESTROYED THIS PART OF THE BUILDING FACING THE DINING ROOM. FORTUNATELY, NO ONE GOT HURT. OWNERS SAY THE WOMAN BEHIND THE WHEEL ACCIDENTALLY TURNED OFF THE GAS WHILE TRYING TO PARK IN THIS LOCATION INCHES FROM THE RESTAURANT. Believe me I showed >> unusual winds to set up a drive thru and here is the handicapped table that got hit when the SUV crashed through that window. Luckily they weren’t open for the day. So there was no one sitting. Loyal customers flooded the local restaurant today. HAPPY TO SEE THE OWNERS STANDING UP AS RINI COSTS TO CONTINUE ITS BUSINESS AS USUAL. I was thinking about busy people and sure everyone will get angry about the loud dancing that has been part of the Naples community since the 1970s. Terry Barnicle told us he has been coming here for 15 years. HOPE, HOPE IS GOING TO BE HERE, UNDERSTAND THAT THE BUILDING IS HAPPENING. IT’S ACTUALLY A GREAT PLACE. WE BRING ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE AND EVERYONE LOVES IT AND PASTRAMI DANCE IS UNFORTUNATELY CLOSING THIS PLACE TO BECOME IN ABOUT A YEAR. WHEN YOU DEVELOPMENTS MOVE BUT THEY ARE LOOKING TO MOVE TO CONTINUE TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY OF NAPLES. >> REPORT

Naples sandwich shop reopens after SUV crashes into dining room

Pastrami Dan’s, a restaurant located on US-41 between 5th and 6th Ave. N., resumed operations today after an SUV crashed into the dining room last Friday. Despite the incident, owners Dan and Beth Costaregni quickly got the restaurant back on track, with customers lining up for lunch as usual. The red Toyota RAV4 smashed a window after the driver accidentally stepped on the accelerator while trying to park. Fortunately, because the restaurant had not officially opened for the day, no injuries were reported. Regulars were shocked by the accident, but were happy to see Pastrami Dan back in business. Loyal customer Terry Barnicle has been ordering his pastrami sandwiches for 15 years. “We’re thrilled it’s open and we hoped it would be there forever, but we understand the building will eventually come down, but it’s a great, great place “It’s a place to come, we bring all kinds of people here and everyone loves it,” he said. However, there is a bittersweet undertone to the reopening. Pastrami Dan’s will close its doors for good in about a year due to development plans coming for the area Despite this setback, the Costaregni’s hope to find a new location to continue serving the Naples community. The sandwich shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pastrami Dan’s, a restaurant located off US-41 between 5th and 6th Ave. N., resumed operations today after a An SUV crashed into the dining room last Friday. Despite the incident, owners Dan and Beth Costaregni quickly got the restaurant back on track, with customers lining up for lunch as usual.

The red Toyota RAV4 smashed a window after the driver accidentally stepped on the accelerator while trying to park. Fortunately, because the restaurant did not officially open its doors that day, no injuries were reported.

Regulars were shocked by the accident, but happy to see Pastrami Dan is back in business. Loyal customer Terry Barnicle has been ordering his pastrami sandwiches for 15 years.

“We’re excited that it’s open and we were hoping it would be there forever, but we understand that the building will eventually come down, but it’s a great place, a great place to come, we bring all kinds of people here and everyone likes it,” he said.

However, this reopening has a bittersweet connotation. Pastrami Dan’s will close its doors for good in about a year due to upcoming development plans for the area. Despite this setback, the Costaregnis hope to find a new location to continue serving the Naples community.

The sandwich shop is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.