Local restaurants reopen dining rooms, welcome customers back

Local restaurants reopen dining rooms, welcome customers back

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina has entered Phase 2 and despite the storms, many people were still eager to head out to dinner at a restaurant.

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“It feels good to be back open. Everything is going great. We’ve been anticipating this day for a long time,” said John Duncan, owner of Bonterra.

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While some restaurants are excited to have their doors open again, others decided to wait to open their dining rooms.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9′s Joe Bruno goes to a few local restaurants to see how the transition went.

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