Raleigh restaurant employees, patrons excited for reopenings


RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) – Vidrio on Glenwood Avenue was one of many restaurants in North Carolina allowed to open its doors Friday evening for dine-in service — its first time doing so in about two months.

Loyal customers like Ryan Kelly were there as the restaurant opened Friday at 5 p.m.

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“It feels good to be able to sit down and get a nice cocktail and eat a meal that’s not in my apartment,” Kelly said.​

Kelly celebrated with a spicy margarita, plenty of laughs, and a charcuterie board.​

“We are here, we are open, we are ready to serve our community, and we’re ready to do it safely,” said manager Alex Bridges. “We’re just very excited.” ​

Bartenders like Matt Gloth are excited to finally get back to work.

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