Diners in downtown Lynchburg have one less place to eat.

Catalano's Delicatessen is closing Friday.  The announcement was made on social media Thursday night, to the surprise of many customers.

Marisa Catalano-Jones, one of the restaurant's co-owners, declined to discuss the closing at length Friday.  She said she wants to "bow out quietly," but mentioned that she's suffering from "a lot of debt."

Catalano's opened two years ago in a newly renovated building on Main Street.