Robot Waiters Coming To Newark This Summer


A new seafood restaurant opening in Newark is sure to be the talk of the town.

The 7,344 square foot restaurant space located at 1130 Capitol Trail in Newark, previously home to popular Soffritto Italian Grill for many years, and more recently the Italian restaurant, Evero, will be home to Captain Crab and Seafood.

The new place will showcase a unique approach to hosting and serving as customers will be greeted by robots.


The 4-foot robots will be able to show customers to their tables and bring them their meals via built-in shelves.

Wait staff will still be required; however, the robots will be used to make the food-to-table process more efficient.

The new tenant, Guang Chen, previously involved with local Hibachi restaurants, plans to

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