Amerigo closes at 44-64 21st Street, ‘Mister Chicken’ to take its place

Amerigo, located at 44-64 21st Street, has closed. The Italian food spot which opened in 2016 shuttered earlier in the year,1 and DOB permits were filed in May for “INSTALLATION OF COOKING EQUIPMENT PLUMBING FIXTURES, KITCHEN HOOD WITH DUCT WORK. REMOVAL & INSTALLATION OF NON-BEARING WALL WITH FPSC NEW DOOR. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS, OR […]
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A look inside Amerigo at 44-64 21st Street

Check out some photos from Amerigo, at 44-64 21st Street, released earlier this month on its Facebook page.1 Amerigo serves, among other things, cured meats, pizza, coffee and pastries. We first spotted construction on the site in March, and help wanted signs for the eatery went up in September.2 Amerigo Facebook ↩ Amerigo at 44-64 21st […]
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Amerigo at 44-64 21st Street will serve sandwiches, coffee, pizza

We got a couple of clues as to what Amerigo will be when we stopped by 44-64 21st Street last week. A new help wanted sign there is looking for someone to man the deli, coffee station and pizza station (along with the cashier). The sign is obviously also prelude to the eatery opening in the near […]
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Construction at Amerigo, 44-64 21st Street, complete

We last stopped 44-64 21st Street in March when construction crews hung signage announcing the future arrival of “Amerigo.”1 We stopped by last week and saw that construction inside the building has mostly completed with finished counters and floors, open display refrigerators and what appears to be a coffee press on the left hand side. No […]
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Signage up for Amerigo at 44-64 21st Street

It’s been nearly a year since we first saw activity at 44-64 21st Street, the former site of Astoria Florist.1 The Department of Buildings issued a permit to renovate the retail space on the ground floor, which included the basement. When we walked by last week, we saw that signage is up for the future eatery, which will […]
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