Not too long after testing out a new way of serving food to Cedar Rapids, the owner of one popular eatery has announced some good news.

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Willie Ray's Q Shack is run by Willie Ray Fairley. His Mississippi flair and southern style has become a Cedar Rapids staple over the past few years.

The business offers catering and even has a food truck. Willie has a shack location at 288 Blairs Ferry Road NE, but for a long time customers haven't been able to sit down and eat.

Now, the business is taking an exciting step forward!

On Friday, June 9th Fairley shared that he would be doing a "test run" that day to see how smooth their sit-down operation could be.

"We don’t believe in doing traditional things," Willie Ray Farley shared in a statement on social media. "...that’s why you may think we're all over the place."

This new eatery is located at 266 Blair Ferry Road NE which is less than a mile away from the original location. On Wednesday, June 21st, Willie Ray confirmed that the new location was open for business.

Willie Ray's little shack will remain closed for a few weeks until they get the new location up and running. The hours for this new eatery will be 11am to 5pm.


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