The Arara restaurant is set to open soon on Mechanic Street, according to Board of Health officials.
“They have everything they really need," said Robert Landry, the administrator for the Board of Health. “It’s in good shape.”
The business will sell Brazilian, Spanish and American dishes, he said of the restaurant named after a Brazilian bird similar to a parrot. One of the women who will be running the restaurant has experience in the food industry, he said, and they already have their serve safe and allergy training.
The location used to house Burt's Lounge and is at the corner of Mechanic and Lincoln Street.