Yes, there is ongoing Main Street construction in Courtland, and yes, Vivian’s Country Cookin’ restaurant is open and welcoming customers for takeout.
“I want to keep it as takeout, at least for the time being,” said owner Vivian McClintock. “It’s going to be a step-by-step thing for me right now.”
Vivian’s had set up a food truck at 224 Main St. since early May, with a smaller staff, but that operation has now been moved inside.
“It carried us through the whole (pandemic) situation. It was a lot easier for customers to approach the ‘fry truck,’ so that kept us going.”
Open for takeout from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays, they have an outdoor patio table and two picnic tables in front of the restaurant for those who want to eat on site.
“If they do choose to eat inside, we do have every other booth roped off,” said McClintock, noting they currently do not have servers. “It’s still limited seating in the restaurant.