Our Family

Making You Feel Right at Home

Tony’s Pizza & Pasta Italian Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant in Bridgeville, DE that offers authentic Italian dishes to pizza and pasta lovers in Sussex County. We always serve our delicious food with a smile and make our customers feel they are at home. Read on to learn about our family and what makes our restaurant different from the rest.

Antonio (Tony) & Rosa Carannante
Owners and Husband & Wife

Tony was born in Italy and he came to America in 1979. He raised his family of three children in DE. He still works in the family business daily, serving customers in the area.

He opened his first Italian restaurant in Newark, DE (Ciao's Pizza) in 1989. He then moved to Sussex County and opened Sal’s with his brother in 1996. In 1997, he changed the name of the restaurant to Tony’s Pizza & Pasta. The new building opened last May 8, 2014.

Rosa is the beautiful wife of Tony and co-owner of our restaurant. She was born in Italy but raised her three children in DE.

Antonio (Tony) & Rosa Carannante

Salvatore Carannante - Manager

Salvatore was born and raised in Italy and came to the United State in 2009. He met Nella in 2006 and they got married in 2013. In 2014, they had the most wonderful twin boys, Alex and Daniel.

Rose (Nella) Carannante - Manager

Nella is the daughter of Tony, born and raised in DE. She tied the knot with Salvatore in 2013 and helps in the family business as our manager.

Salvatore & Rose (Nella) Carannante - Manager

Lisa Marie Carannante - Waitress

Lisa is the daughter of Tony, born and raised in DE. She makes sure your orders are taken immediately and your food is served fresh and hot.

Lisa Marie Carannante - Waitress

Antimo (Mo) Carannante - Pizza Man

Antimo is the son of Tony and serves as our courteous and reliable pizza man. He was born and raised here the United States, in the beautiful state of DE. Mo has three sons, Dominic age 16, Angelo age 10 and Antonio age 5.

Antimo (Mo) Carannante - Pizza Man

To learn more about our restaurant and our family, contact us at 302-337-9557.