Philly Mobster Merlino Opens Boca Restaurant, May Be Prison Bound

Despite a judge's order that Joey Merlino must report to federal prison in January, his "Merlino's" restaurant  in Boca is getting rave reviews. And national attention.

Despite a judge’s order that Joey Merlino must report to federal prison in January, his “Merlino’s” restaurant in Boca is getting rave reviews. And national attention.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Noted and former Philadelphia mobster Joey Merlino is the focus of a Sunday article in the Philadelphia Inquirer — highlighting his ultra-hot “Merlino’s” restaurant on SE 1st Avenue, his delectable veal parm, and the fact that he’s been ordered to federal prison on January 1st.

We don’t traditionally link to other articles, but the Inquirer article deserves a read.

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Merlino’s is available for reservations on OpenTable and if you crave a Philly-food experience, word on the street is that it’s phenomenal.