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The Office Bar & Grill holds grand opening Saturday

The Office Bar & Grille opened for business Monday at 17 Plaza, Ordinary.


Owner Wesley Bowen of Gloucester said he plans a grand opening from 11 a.m. Saturday until 2 a.m. Sunday. The opening will include live entertainment by Acoustic Therapy, a local duo of Bobby Thomas and Harley Barker.


Head chef Kristen Waters of Gloucester said that The Office is an upscale, Southern food restaurant, with most of the items served homemade. She said the menu will include shrimp and grits, fried pickles and okra, crab cakes, smoked pork barbecue, and build-your-own burgers with a wide selection of toppings including pineapple, blue cheese and jalapenos.


Bowen said The Office will be open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. The 2,400-square-foot building, which has housed several other restaurants in the past, seats about 90 diners, 80 in the dining room and 10 at the sit-down bar.


Bar manager Chrissie Shackelford of Gloucester said the eatery wi...

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