The restaurateur, who also operates the Fuddruckers on Riverside Parkway, said earlier this year that he had been working on the concept for the new seafood restaurant for close to a year.
“Obviously oysters are going to be a big hit, I hope,” he said. “We’re doing raw, grilled and baked oysters, so you’ll be able to get those in any particular variety you want.”
The staple fish are going to be salmon, tuna, grouper and mahi-mahi. “We’ll bring in special fish based on availability. When we open that’s going to be red snapper, because it’s in abundance right now.”
One of the highlights of the newest addition to downtown Rome’s line-up of restaurants will be an enclosed seating area where customers can comfortably wait for a table during busy periods.
Inside, the oyster bar will be sectioned off from the main dining room, and a mezzanine will include a game room for children.
It will be open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Fridays and Saturdays it will stay open until 10 p.m.