Locals flock to PJ's Bar-B-Q during the summer months for their famous barbecued cuisine. Now, after almost three decades of being a seasonal summer business, PJ's Bar-B-Q will be serving their famous comfort food year round.
The restaurant will open late spring with a new look and under the new name "PJ's Bar-B-QSA."
The restaurant is owned and operated by Carolyn and PJ Davis who were both formerly elementary school teachers. The Davises ran PJ's Bar-B-Q during the summer time when school was not in session. Eventually, the couple stopped teaching and dedicated their full attention to the restaurant with their son Johnny. Now it's time for PJ's to take things to the next level and remain open year round!
Wondering when the newly renovated PJ's Bar-B-QSA will open? So are we! There has been no official opening date set yet, but the family is expecting to open its doors sometime in May.
When you visit this summer, you may notice a few changes have been made to PJ's Bar-B-QSA. Because the restaurant will be open year-round, better insulation and a heating and cooling system have been installed. There will also be changes to the ordering and dining process.
If you have been to PJ's in the past, you know that the former outside ordering routine wouldn't lend well to a year-round establishment. Now, people will order their food inside the restaurant. There are still picnic tables outside to eat on, but the inside has been expanded so there is more sitting room available.
There will also be a few slight changes to the PJ's menu. The Davises want to focus mainly on barbecue, but don't worry, the menu won't change too drastically! What kind of barbecue options will PJ's offer? Pulled pork sandwiches, Memphis ribs, Texas beef brisket and Virginia sausage to name a few. Their are also vegetarian options for all your veggie lovers out there!
Did you know that PJ's Bar-B-QSA will eventually be a franchise? In the future, your favorite BBQ joint will expand into other areas of New York State. For now, the Davises will focus on getting the Route 9 restaurant up and running, but keep your eyes peeled for more PJ's Bar-B-QSAs in the future!
What do you think about PJ's being open year round and the possibility of additional franchised locations in the future? Share your thoughts below!
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