Downtown Dayton restaurant offers free pizza to federal workers despite shutdown’s end

Downtown Dayton restaurant Uno Pizzeria & Grill is standing behind its offer of a free pizza at lunchtime for federal workers despite an agreement to end the government shutdown for at least three weeks.

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Workers with a valid federal ID can get any individual deep-dish or Chicago Thin Crust Pizza for free through this Friday, Feb. 1 at lunchtime. The restaurant is open for lunch until 3 p.m. The offer is good for dine-in only, no takeout. No other purchase is required.

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“We stand by you ... through thick and thin,” an Uno release said.

The offer is good at all Uno locations, including the restaurant at 126 N. Main St. in downtown Dayton. The general manager of the Dayton restaurant, Joe Kiley, confirmed his restaurant’s participation in the offer.

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‘I’m good to run it for all this week,” Kiley said.

Boston-based Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation includes more than 100 company-owned and franchised UNO Pizzeria & Grill restaurants in 21 states and five other countries.

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