The Old Country Buffet has been vacant for a few years and now we at least know part of the plans for the building.

The plaza owners Brixmor Property Group received the OK from the Conservation Commission to take down the restaurant. The plan is to construct a new, 5,500 square-foot restaurant in its place.

The new  restaurant is will be a lot  smaller. reports that,  James Scalise of SK Design said:

 The existing restaurant is a square, rectangular shape. The concept is we've located the restaurant in that same building footprint but completely out of the riverfront area.

What restaurant will take its place was not said on Thursday.

Old Country Buffet has been closed for the last two years. And when it did close if was very abrupt, It closed with no warning in February 2016 as workers arrived there one morning to find a sign announcing its closure.

The restaurant was one of 74 closed by Ovation Brands at the time. Now it appears another company is interested in taking over the location.

What type of restaurant would like to see go in there? or would like to see a different store there?

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