Jack’s North Hi Carryout is closed… again.
And it’s back on the market… again.
The most recent owner of the little burger restaurant that’s operated across from North High School since 1951 says that he’s had to shut it down. Jack’s has been closed since late September.
Armin Ghoddoussi, who’s owned the restaurant at 603 W. 13th St. for nearly two years, says there are a couple of reasons for the decision, and perhaps not surprisingly, COVID-19 is one of them.
Business has taken a hit since the pandemic started, he said. A big part of his customer base — North High students — have been attending classes online instead of at school across the street.
Plus his mother, Akhtar Gharagozolo, who’d been running the restaurant for him, is having trouble keeping up.
“The reasons are mostly my mother having a hard time managing it and also getting a bit