After a 148-year run as America’s longest continuously family-owned restaurant, Claudio’s in Greenport has been sold.
Co-owner Jan Claudio confirmed the transfer of the iconic waterfront property Monday. The building that houses the flagship restaurant, originally opened as Claudio’s Tavern in 1870, is recognized by the National Restaurant Association as the longest continuously family-owned eatery in the United States and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. READ
A Greenport man was arrested Monday after being caught on surveillance video pouring paint over parking spaces at Claudio’s restaurant on Main Street in Greenport, according to a Southold police press release.
Jerry Tuthill, a co-owner of Claudio’s restaurant, the waterfront’s popular clam bar and Crabby Jerry’s in Greenport, died Saturday night, family members confirmed. He was 69.
Two years ago, despite a public campaign by business owners along Greenport’s Main Street, the antique blue mailbox nailed to a cement post outside Claudio’s Restaurant was unceremoniously taken down after decades at the spot.
They’ll be selling more than clams and seafood at Claudio’s this summer.
The popular 146-year-old restaurant will be leasing space on its dock to Strong’s Marine for the second consecutive summer, according to owner Jan Claudio, who spoke before the Greenport Village Planning Board about the proposal last Thursday.
The National Restaurant Association classifies Claudio’s in Greenport as the “oldest, same-family run restaurant” in the United States. It’s a distinction the Claudio family is proud of and one that will still be relevant when they open their doors for the 2016 season next month. READ
One opened in 1870 and is considered the longest continuously-owned family restaurant in the United States.
The other found its humble beginnings in a concession stand in 1935 and has also been owned by the same local family for decades. READ
Patrons at Claudio’s Clam Bar in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
North Fork residents curious about who might purchase the Claudio’s restaurant complex in Greenport got their first clue in this week’s issue of The Suffolk Times.
The Village of Greenport published a legal notice (see below) stating that a new liquor license application for Claudio’s Main Street address was filed with the New York State Liquor Authority this month. READ
The 2015 Tall Ships festival was a success, according to a Greenport Village expense report released Friday that shows the event netted almost $59,000 in profit over four days.
Interested in buying the famous Claudio’s restaurant in Greenport? Better decide soon: the bid deadline of July 31 is fast approaching. READ