“All documentation has been sent to the state, and we are just waiting for the license at this point,” Hentrick said. “It could be any day."
For now, the new restaurant serves dinner only, and opens at 4 p.m. six days a week, closed Mondays. Those hours could change in the spring, Hentrick said.
Little York Tavern & Pizza has operated other franchise sites in the past, including one in Franklin in the late 1990s.
The Kettering space most recently housed Arepas & Co Colombian Comfort Food, which operated for nearly six years before shutting its doors in February 2020 due in part to family medical issues. An Arepas location at East Third Street and Wayne Avenue in downtown Dayton continues to operate.