Serving up Soul: Nyree’s Restaurant and Lounge coming to downtown Harrisburg

Joe Hobbs in entrance of what will before long be Nyree’s Restaurant & Lounge.

It’s straightforward to get hungry when Joe Hobbs commences listing off menu goods coming to his soul foodstuff restaurant opening in downtown Harrisburg.

Nyree’s Restaurant & Lounge, with a spot on the west shore, will shortly increase to include a larger sized restaurant at the previous Bridge’s Social Club at 321 N. 2nd St. in Harrisburg.

“I believe Harrisburg requirements this, especially downtown,” Hobbs said. “We have to get our ft on the floor above there.”

Nyree’s is leasing and will open up in the 3-tale building that was on the sector because early 2020, quickly after Bridge’s Social Club closed just after many instances of violence.

Hobbs stated that basic safety will be his precedence at the cafe and that he will include stability on the weekends.

The initial floor of the creating will be the major restaurant, which will most likely open up in the coming weeks, Hobbs stated. It will characteristic most loved menu goods from their shop in the Cedar Cliff Plaza on Carlisle Road. Hobbs reported their well-liked dishes, these kinds of as barbecue turkey wings, catfish, fried chicken, baked mac and cheese and collard greens, will be served together with new additions like shrimp and grits, rooster and waffles and alligator bites.

He in particular hopes that persons who have not tasted soul foodstuff will consider Nyree’s plates.

“Harrisburg is a extremely diversified city,” Hobbs reported. “You have individuals from all walks of existence. We want them to knowledge our foods.”

The restaurant will contain reside amusement, as very well.

When securing a liquor license, Hobbs will open up a lounge for jazz nights, couple’s dinners and other enjoyment events. The lounge will be for prospects around 30 many years old and will apply a dress code.

He expects to use the third flooring for personal parties.

Nyree’s initially opened in Harrisburg from 2013-14 at the corner of Current market and Cameron streets. In 2020, they opened in Camp Hill. That site will continue to be open.

Hobbs, a Philadelphia native and former Harrisburg resident, is enthusiastic to return to the city.

“I enjoy Harrisburg,” he explained. “I imagine becoming in downtown, we will really increase.”

Nyree’s Cafe & Lounge will open up at 321 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg. For much more facts, stop by their Facebook web page.

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