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Youell's Oyster House restaurant, destroyed by fire, set for January reopening

Published On: Sep 18 2013 05:04:46 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 18 2013 06:29:02 PM EDT

A popular restaurant that burned to the ground earlier this year could be back up and running in just a few months.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A popular restaurant that burned to the ground earlier this year could be back up and running in just a few months.

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Thursday morning as crews work to rebuild Youell's Oyster House on West Walnut Street in Allentown.

The restaurant was gutted by a fire in January.

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The owner said the new and improved Youell's will be one story with a mezzanine for private parties. He hopes to have it open sometime in January.