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Newk's Eatery Opens in Annapolis Towne Centre

Nov 16, 2018 10:10AM ● By James Houck
Newk's Eatery--a one-size-fits-all restaurant with a robust menu billed as "fresh-made with impeccable ingredients"--celebrated the opening of its second Anne Arundel County location this past Thursday with fanfare that included Franchise Owner Tom Saia, Anne Arundel County 
County Chamber of Commerce President Mark Kleinschmidt, Maryland State Police, and the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Additionally, Newk’s honored the Special Olympics of Maryland and the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge by donating 10 percent of proceeds to the charity during the event. Live music and other festivities rounded out the day.

The 3,907-square-foot restaurant in Annapolis will accommodate 110 guests, including an outdoor patio. Saia Enterprises, LLC, comprised of a husband and wife team, will operate the restaurant. Donna Saia first fell in love with the Newk’s brand while visiting a friend in North Carolina. She immediately knew Newk’s was something special, appreciating the premium ingredients and southern hospitality. Donna and Tom opened their first Newk’s in Waugh Chapel four years ago, where guests have enjoyed the same recipes and inviting experience ever since.

“As a family restaurant that cares about our local community, we’re excited to offer something for everyone,” said Tom Saia. “Annapolitians are known to have a discerning palate, so we believe our guests will appreciate the fresh ingredients and extra care we put into our menu offerings.”

Newk’s in Annapolis will be open Sunday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday-Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For guests in a hurry, the restaurant will also feature online ordering, mobile app/skip-the-line options, as well as an Express Market that offers ready-to-take-home proteins and sides. Catering is also available for groups of all sizes, with specialists on-site to assist in building the perfect spread. For additional information, please visit