Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar CLOSES
2 Main Street, Gloucester
Downtown Gloucester food and entertainment staple, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and
Piano Bar is closing it’s doors after five memorable years.
Owners Joe and Memory Gnerre said, “It’s been a wild ride, we’ve enjoyed it, but,
at this time in our lives it’s time to get back to family life”.
The establishment will be sorely missed. Known for it’s gourmet pizza and a
vibrant piano bar Giuseppe’s was home to the Thursday night Singer/Songwriter
Shuffle hosted by TMax of “The Noise” where a multitude of local and regional
songwriters have appeared to showcase their originals.
The restaurant also featured owner Joe “Thomas” Gnerre at the piano every
Saturday where audience members were always encouraged to participate.
Memory commented, “you never know who was gonna get up and sing from
“Wild Bill” to Henry Allen to 93 year old “Dottie from Salem”, each night had it’s
On the walls of the restaurant hung Memory’s artwork, as well select photo’s from
local photographer Brenden Pike. “I’ll miss this space, but I’ll definitely have more
time to devote to my painting”, said Memory. Asked what he’s gonna be doing
with himself Joe replied “you’ll probably find me somewhere playing the piano as
usual”. Asked about a sense of loss Joe said “yes, there is a sadness in seeing
something you’ve worked on so hard come to an end, but, there is also the
richness you take with you from all of the experiences you’ve had along the way.
Memory and I are extremely grateful for our time with our amazing staff, our
patrons, and the Gloucester community.”