Granny's is coming back!!

The reports are true – much-mourned Granny's Burritos will be revived, in the space formerly known as Uncle Billy's Resto-Bar. Owners Chris Godin and Jonathan St. Laurent are teaming up to resuscitate Granny’s, which closed suddenly in December.

“We’ve had a tough winter here,” admits Uncle Billy’s owner and local restaurateur St. Laurent, amidst the chaos and debris of a quasi-renovation (the restaurant’s general layout and décor is staying the same). “My whole operation had never really gotten going here,” he adds of the 653 Congress St. location.

Enter Godin, and the culinary collaboration that germinated over the winter. “This guy’s got a good thing,” St. Laurent says. “We’re doing it together, but I’m letting him run his concept.”

BBQ lovers, take heart – Uncle Billy’s isn’t disappearing, it’ll just take the back seat for a while. St. Laurent plans on doing some summer catering. Mouth-watering favorites like the poutine (a Quebec classic made of fries, beef gravy, and fresh curd cheese) will stay on the menu – and the jukebox and liquor license are staying put too.

Godin and St. Laurent hope that the new eatery will have a “soft opening” as early as next week.

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