The Salem Licensing Board voted unanimously Monday night to award a common victualler's license to the new owner of Celia's Restaurant.
The restaurant, which will serve Hispanic cuisine, is expected to open sometime next week at 88 Congress St.
The restaurant has seating for 21 and is located adjacent to Salem Community Child Care and across the street from Congress Market.
A woman acting as translator for owner Fracisco Delgado told board members that he aims to have the space open for business as early as next week.
There's already a Celia's Restaurant open on 700 Kempton St. in New Bedford.
The business' hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.
Menu Items (The menu at the new Salem location may not be identical)
Breakfast - salami, eggs, fried cheese, yucca, cod fish, boiled green bananas, mashed plantains.
Meats - fried chicken, sauteed chicken, popcorn chicken, rotisseri chicken, steak and onins, beef, oxtail, goat, pork chops, ribs, meatballs, fried pork skin, pork shoulder.
Soups - tripe soup, chicken soup, sancocho.
Side Orders - french fries, sweet plantains, fried plantains, fried yucca, meat patties, ham and cheese patties, chicken patties.
Will you stop by Celia's when they open? Have you been to the location in New Bedford? Let us know in the comments section below.