KEVIN, Joe, and Nick Jonas form the Jonas Brothers – but they are only three members of a talented family.
The Jonas Brothers band launched in 2005.
The inside of Nellie's Southern Kitchen
Do Nick Jonas' parents own a restaurant?
Kevin Jonas Sr. and Denise Jonas own a restaurant that sells Jonas-themed merchandise.
Nellie's Southern Kitchen is located in Belmont, North Carolina.
"Our inspiration comes from Nellie Jonas, Kevin Sr.'s grandmother, who lived in Belmont until she passed in 2011," reads the restaurant website.
"Nellie's family remembers her as an incredible cook and a gracious hostess who focused on simple, fresh ingredients and on making people feel at home.
Nick, Joe, and Kevin Jonas in 2013
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"Her biscuits were always perfect," says Cecilia Lucas, Nellie's daughter.
"And they didn't just taste good; they always looked so pretty."
Cecelia adds: "Everybody was welcome at Nellie's table. She wanted everyone to have a good time."
Nick Jonas with his parents
“Even though we were poor growing up, this is the place we called home," said Kevin Jonas, Sr.
"It had the best people in the world and the best food. Every day, my grandmother would come home with cotton in her hair … and make the most amazing chicken and dumplings, biscuits and gravy.
Nellie's Southern Kitchen in Belmont, North Carolina
"And this is our way of paying honor to her and all the good people of Belmont.”
The restaurant was launched in 2016.
Executive chef Ben Sholiton said at the time that "our restaurant is in the geographic and the cultural center of Belmont.
An exterior view of the restaurant
"It’s right smack dab in the middle of everything, so anybody who lives in the community can’t help but know that it’s here," he added, according to FSR magazine.
He added: “I’m very proud of how we’ve sourced all of our ingredients. Our tomatoes are being grown right down the street.”
The restaurant has been open since 2016
What's on the menu at the restaurant?
The comfort food lineup includes Chicken and Waffles, Hawg Hill Plate, Shrimp and Grits, Cajun Chicken, Meatloaf, and many other items.
The restaurant is open at 50 percent capacity due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
"We are prepared to follow the Phase 2 guidelines and social distancing/cleaning requirements, so we appreciate your patience as we work through these challenging times," reads the eatery's website.
"We are also open for pickup, takeout, and home delivery."
The restaurant is open every day except Monday.