The restaurant is taking over space formerly occupied by Novo Coffee.
“My mother and grandmother have sold food for 40 years as vendors in the market, and I want to tell their story through my food,” the owner said.
“They’ve done nothing to deserve this suffering, which is just not right, so we’re going to step up and do something about it,” said Matt Joblon, CEO of BMC Investments.
The menu includes a mix of classic and contemporary dishes, such as French onion soup and blood sausage wontons.
Nick’s Diner closed at 3743 Federal Blvd. in June.
Owner Curt Sims indicated he plans to open a new concept in the space.
Paris Crepe has said au revoir to the Berkeley neighborhood.
“We can slowly hire until we get full,” Amos Watts said of opening during a pandemic. “That takes some of the stress off.”
One of them will replace Dunbar Kitchen and Tap House, which operated at 2844 Welton St.
The restaurant’s new home is less than a mile from its original one.