Favazza's regular customers have been doing their best to help the business.
"Even last week, we had people in the area calling us, buying gift certificates, saying 'What can we do?'" Favazza said.
"One lady had a party that she had canceled- it was supposed to be last weekend- and she came by and paid the $300 deposit, because she's going to do it in July now. She said, 'I figured you'd need the money now.' So she pre-paid for the party."
Favazza said he always gives law enforcement a 50% discount at his restaurant. This week, two policemen came to get food at the restaurant, and placed a large order.
"My brother went out to tell them they got half off, and the cops said: 'No no, we're here to support you,'" Favazza said. "So that was very nice."
Kim Peters, who has worked at the restaurant for nearly 18 years, is confident that the restaurant will reopen, even though the feeling of not going to work every day makes her feel a little anxious.
"Favazza's has been around a long time, and they'll be opening back up," she told CNA. "I have no doubt about it."
As a hostess, her job has been rendered non-essential since the restaurant is only taking take-out and curbside orders. Her last day was Thursday, but hopes that she will soon be rehired at Favazza's.
"We've got a lot of employees that have been there for many, many years, and even people that did different jobs and come back to fill in here and there. They're just a wonderful family to work for," she said of the Favazzas.
"They're just more concerned about their employees than they are about themselves...they're well established, they're taking a crunch like everybody else, but they're going to be ok. They're a very strong, Catholic, close-knit family, and they're going to be fine even though they'll feel a crunch."
Jimmy Naucke normally works as the head maintenance man at Favazza's, and picks up the alcohol that the restaurant sells. But they're not selling any beer, wine, or liquor at the moment, and multiple parties have been canceled.
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Still, he said, Tony's first priority has been his employees.
"Those of us that work at Favazza's- Tony always looks at us and just does everything he can above and beyond what most bosses do," Naucke told CNA.
"He's keeping people working, but since you can't serve food at the tables, there goes the bussers, and all the waiters, and everything," he said.
"He's trying to do what he can, but with a lot of this stuff, his hands are tied."
Naucke, who has been working at Favazza's for 20 years, encouraged people to support small businesses during this time.
"There are a lot of people, in a lot of trades, that aren't working at all," he said.