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Contento Pizzeria & Bar Shutters at Jerry’s Nugget

Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop is still open around the clock

Contento Pizzeria & Bar
Contento Pizzeria & Bar

Contento Pizzeria & Bar closed at Jerry’s Nugget barely seven months after its debut at the casino. An upgraded culinary replacement for the 12-year-old Uncle Angelo’s Pizza Joint, the project was overseen by maestro pizzaiolo Matteo Conte and Ismaele Romano.

Chef Romano already left the restaurant for downtown’s Good Pie before the closure. His resume includes stints at California’s Pizzeria Sapori in Newport Beach and North Italia in Irvine.

The North Las Vegas location had proved a hard sell to entice curious customers and reports of inconsistent service and food had emerged long before its closure. The adjacent value-priced “Contento To-Go” counter also shuttered.

Next door, the 24-hour Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop remains in business, with chef Doug Taylor still the force behind the in-house bakery. Taylor arrived from downtown’s Art of Flavors and was formerly an executive pastry chef at Carnevino, B&B, and Otto at the Venetian.

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3225 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-789-4141 Visit Website

Contento Pizzeria & Bar

1821 Las Vegas Blvd. N. , North Las Vegas, NV 89030 725-633-6153 Visit Website

Good Pie

1212 South Main Street, , NV 89104 (702) 844-2700 Visit Website

Jerry's Nugget

1821 Las Vegas Blvd N, North Las Vegas, NV 89030 (702) 399-3000 Visit Website