Pizza lovers flocked this weekend to say bon voyage to an old friend.
Lenny’s Pizza, at 1969 86th St., closed for good Sunday night, but not before feeding long lines of customers eager for one last bite.
The restaurant, which opened in 1953, was immortalized in the 1977 film “Saturday Night Fever,” in which Tony Manero, played by John Travolta, eats two slices of pizza at the same time. Travolta returned to Lenny’s in 2018 to promote the film “Gotti.”
Owner Frank Giordano’s daughter Josephine said her 77-year-old father is retiring.
“It’s bittersweet to inform you guys that we are closing our doors after so many years,” she wrote on Facebook. “We thankfully have done very well and felt it was best to close once my dad was ready. It’s time for him and I to enjoy our families. We want to thank everyone who has given us the opportunity to serve them.”