September 29, 2023

Development plans have been submitted for a renovated restaurant at Spanish Springs City Sq..

The restaurant stepping into on the former Augustine’s 1812 Home shall be christened Bella Vita, in accordance with paperwork on file with the City of Girl Lake.

FMK Restaurant Group headed by Fred Karimipour will take over the placement and will open Bella Vita as early as this fall, in time for the arrival of the snowbirds. Karimipour has an undisputed report of success in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown, working Blue Fin Grill and Bar and Harvest at Brownwood, The Chop Home at Lake Sumter Touchdown, Coastal Del Mar at Spanish Springs and a number of other nation golf equipment.

This plan filed with the City of Girl Lake reveals among the renovations happening on the restaurant.

Previous to Augustine’s 1812 Home, the restaurant Demshar’s opened in that location in 2017. Demshar’s closed in 2020 and blamed its downturn on COVID-19 and the closure of the city sq. and The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Heart throughout the top of the pandemic.

Previous to the opening of Demshar’s, the eatery had been named Luigino’s and shut its doorways in October 2015.

Initially, the restaurant was named Augustine’s and was owned by The Villages. It supplied Italian meals and a extremely in style salad with breadsticks. The identify Augustine’s 1812 Home was a tip of the hat to the unique identify of the restaurant again when Spanish Springs supplied the one and solely city sq. in The Villages.