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Tag: Massimo Purdy


Massimo University Place still working through building issues

The owners of Massimo Bar and Grill in University Place were hoping to be in business this week, but electrical wiring in need of some updating will delay the opening of the family friendly Italian restaurant. Read more »


Massimo Italian Bar & Grill will open later this month in University Place

Massimo Terracciano, owner and chef of Massimo Bar and Grill, is  pictured here with an involtini marsala dish at his Purdy restaurant. Massimo and wife Cindy will open another Massimo in University Place this month. File photo by Lui Kit Wong/The News Tribune

Out with nautical, in with Italian. Goodbye mauve and blue, hello to a Tuscan palette.

Massimo Italian Bar & Grill will be the new tenant in the building that formerly housed Captain Nemo’s at 4020 Bridgeport Way in University Place. Massimo and Cindy Terracciano will open Massimo University Place, a family friendly Italian restaurant, around June 20. They’ve been remodeling the building since April 1. Read more »