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Alcohol and outdoor seating could be coming to a popular new Del Ray pizza spot

Benny Diforza’s Pizza at 1504B Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray (staff photo by James Cullum)

New pizza restaurant Benny Diforza’s (1504B Mount Vernon Avenue) has been popular since opening last week. The restaurant was well attended this weekend, and according to an application with the City of Alexandria, there could be more space for diners soon.

Benny Diforza’s is part of a Benny’s Pizza chain with locations across Virginia, the Carolinas, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wyoming.

The application said the restaurant is opening to add 8-10 seats out in front of the restaurant.

There’s currently limited seating (15 seats) inside the restaurant; where the kitchen fills most of the building.

The application also noted that the Benny Diforza’s could be selling beer and wine soon, pending an ABC permit.

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