The Butler Plaza Newk's location remains surrounded by an empty parking lot. Years in the making, the location is scheduled to open to the public in January. (Zachariah Chou/WUFT News)

Butler North Newk’s Eatery To Open After Two Years Of Delays

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One of Gainesville’s most delayed restaurant openings could come to fruition in early 2020.

The Butler North Newk’s location at 4041 Plaza Blvd. only shows signs of life when cars pass through its empty parking lot to reach the Culver’s restaurant next door. A look through the building’s glass windows reveals dark wooden chairs resting upside down on matching tables.

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