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Papa George's shutting doors in October

An Osborne Village institution is getting ready to turn off its pizza ovens for good.

Papa George’s restaurant, a neighbourhood mainstay for more than three decades, will close in mid-October.

Papa George's, a favorite place for late-night diners, will be closing its doors this fall.

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Papa George's, a favorite place for late-night diners, will be closing its doors this fall. Photo Store

"I’m retiring. My health isn’t that good," said owner Nick Kontzamanis.

The 25 or so staff members have known about the move since earlier this summer.

Papa George’s is perhaps best known – thanks largely to its neon signs – for being open until 4 a.m.

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