This Pizzeria Is Closing Its Doors On Thanksgiving To Be With Family — But With A Twist

You go, Bada Bing! Pizzeria.

Bada Bing! Pizzeria technically won't open on Thanksgiving, but the Springfield, Ohio, restaurant owners aren't going to shut their doors completely. 

According to a sign left on the storefront's exterior, if anyone in the area is hungry or strapped for cash this Thanksgiving, they're welcome to eat dinner in the shop. 

"We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day," the sign reads. "However, we will be having dinner here around 2pm with our family, employees, and friends. 

If you're hungry or don't have any money, please come in. 


"We will welcome you and make sure you get plenty to eat."

The sign went viral after someone posted a photo of it to Reddit. 

"We'll open up our hearts and our dining room so if anyone wants Thanksgiving dinner they're more than welcome to join us," shop owner Jason Hague told ABC 22. 

He says the community response has been overwhelming. Other vendors have also reached out to Hague asking how they can help, which may be needed, as he said that they could expect anywhere from 15 to 200 people. 

With the original signage post having been shared more than 4,000 times, it's definitely a possibility. 

"I'm humble, if we're able to feed even one hungry person, I'm fine with that," Hague said. "But if it turns out to be something more monumental, we'll think about doing something next year for sure."


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