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Dining News: Paragary's Bar & Oven Reopening Delayed

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Paragary's Bar & Oven, which closed in Feb. 2014 for a major facelift, has delayed its reopening until March, Cowtown Eats has learned.

Paragarys had initially hoped to be closed only two months, but the project will ultimately last at least 13 months. As recently as August, the owners hoped to have the restaurant open by January. Unfortunately, $600,000 remodelings take time. This is how the restaurant group's PR staff explained the delay:

We did encounter some permit delays that slowed things down a bit. The building that Paragary's is located in is over 100 years old and houses our corporate office upstairs, so we had to make sure that everything was updated to meet current structural and electrical requirements before we could continue construction.

The restaurant had been open 26 years prior to the current construction. It's taken longer than hoped, it's better to get it done right than just done quickly.

I was hoping to get to eat there during Dine Downtown again. I at there several years ago and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the cuisine. I look forward to giving the remodeled digs another visit when they reopen.

When Paragary's reopens, it will be located at the corner of 28th & N Streets.

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