Shakeys Pizza Parlor will close its doors Saturday after more than 40 years of serving the Warner Robins community. A new restaurant, Jimbos Pizza and Buffet, will open in the same location the next day, according to a news release.
The new eatery bears the nickname of owner Jim Kiefer, who started his first job washing dishes at Shakeys in 1974. He bought the pizza parlor in 1984 from Wheeler Bearden, who opened the North Houston Road location in 1971, the release states.
Its been a great ride, so many special memories, Kiefer said in the release.
Jimbos Pizza and Buffet will open at 11 a.m. Sunday. Its offerings will include pizza, a salad bar, vegetables, catfish, shrimp and crab cakes, the release states.