Cook Out is close to opening its Macon and Warner Robins restaurants.

The chain is opening on Eisenhower Parkway in the lot formerly occupied by J.L. Bar-B-Q. A representative with the company told 13WMAZ Monday that their projected opening date is May 4

Cook Out is also opening a second Warner Robins location on Watson Boulevard. The projected opening date for that location is May 11, according to the representative.

Cook Out operates two central Georgia locations - 1893 N. Columbia St., Milledgeville and 113 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 

The restaurant is known for its burgers, shakes and barbecue.

The Greensboro, North Carolina-based chain opened for business in 1989. They've since opened dozens of restaurants in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Mississippi and several other states.