Granite Run Mall's newest restaurant recently opened its doors.
Dominic’s Hand Carved Roast Beef & Roast Pork opened its doors at Granite Run Mall on Feb. 27. Dominic’s serves up hand-carved roast beef and roast pork, draft beer and wine. Owner Daniel Malatesta, who had retired from now-closed Lotsa Pasta & Pub in Clifton Heights, couldn't stay away from the restaurant business. After about a year of retirement, he decided to open a new restaurant, which is named after his late father. Dominic’s is located inside the mall near Sears. They are open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., except on Sundays when they close at 6 p.m. with the rest of the mall.
The Middletown Township Council approved the transfer of a liquor license for the restaurant.
A new restaurant, Dominic’s Hand Carved Roast Beef & Roast Pork, will open at Granite Run Mall next month. Middletown Township Council on Monday night unanimously approved an inter-municipal transfer of a liquor license to Dominic’s from the now-closed Lotsa Pasta & Pub at 410 S. Springfield Ave in Clifton Heights. Retirement plans prompted Daniel Malatesta to close Lotsa Pasta in 2011, Malatesta told council. But after a year at home, Malatesta said he decided to open a new restaurant, which is named after his late father. Dominic’s will serve hand-carved roast beef and roast pork, draft beer and wine, Malatesta said. It will be a “simple menu,” said Malatesta, who also owned and ran Café Cosmo, an upscale restaurant in Center City from …