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An Italian restaurant in Downtown Knoxville has closed its doors. Lil Vinnie's in the Old City announced on Facebook the restaurant has been sold and isn't open any more.

The current owners posted online they don't know what the new owners are going to do with the space, whether it will stay a restaurant or change it to something else.

Vinnie's was owned by Carleo Entertainment management, which also runs a slew of other businesses in the Old City like DaVinci's, Southbound, Hanna's and Wagon Wheel.

No word yet on who the new owners are.

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