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Groupon sells deal for closed Philly restaurant

It looks like Groupon’s Philadelphia sales team has some explaing to do: If you bought today’s Groupon offering $30 worth of food for $15 at Franco’s Trattoria on Ridge Avenue in East Falls, be advised that the restaurant has closed for good. Groupon’s offer says the deal is “sold out” and that 105 people bought […]


It looks like Groupon’s Philadelphia sales team has some explaing to do:

If you bought today’s Groupon offering $30 worth of food for $15 at Franco’s Trattoria on Ridge Avenue in East Falls, be advised that the restaurant has closed for good.

Groupon’s offer says the deal is “sold out” and that 105 people bought in.

via Restaurant notes in the Philadelphia Inquirer. If you purchased the deal, be sure to give Michael Klein an email at mklein@phillynews.com.

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Sean Blanda is an adviser to Technical.ly, the local technology news network, having cofounded its flagship Technically Philly in February 2009. He is a media consultant, engagement editor for Behance and lives in Brooklyn, NYC.

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