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Pollo Tropical Coming to Lawrenceville

The Miami based chain is opening its first store in Georgia on August 16th and offering free meals to first 100 customers.

Caribbean "quick-casual dining" chain Pollo Tropical will open its first restaurant in Georgia in one week. The grand opening for the store at 825 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th at 10:30am.

Pollo Tropical will reward the first 100 customers in line with a certificate for a free Pollo Tropical Family Meal. These customers will also be entered to win free Pollo Tropical chicken for a year.

The opening of this restaurant also brings about 100 new jobs to Lawrenceville. The Georgia Department of Labor held a job fair last month to help the chain find cashiers, cooks, servers and more. 

The Lawrenceville location will join the chain's nearly 120 restaurants in Florida, New Jersey the Caribbean and South America. Pollo Tropical's first restaurant opened in Miami, Florida in 1988. 

Pollo Tropical is a subsidiary of Carrols Restaurant Group, the largest franchisee of Burger King. Carrols announced plans earlier this year to spin-off its Hispanic Brand restaurant chains, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, as a standalone company.

TRUC August 09, 2011 at 05:29 PM
it my fever every time we go florida i come to the restaurant eat im glad your open at duluth not far from my house we will come eat there
Beryl Comvalius Hokstam August 12, 2011 at 10:51 PM
I was so happy to see one of my favorites now close to home in Lawrenceville. I eat at Pollo Tropical when I am in Miami. I went by the duluth location today and had the free sample of the Tropichop. hmmmmm. just as I remember it! Love my Pollo Tropical. Looking forward to my favorites: Mango Tropi Chiller and Yuca Fries, sweet plantains~~~
sandra August 13, 2011 at 03:20 AM
I am so excited I LOVE Pollo Tropical...I'm only minutes away! I can't wait...
Marguerite Gervin August 16, 2011 at 12:45 PM
My dream come true! I left Miami 6.5 years ago and the one thing I regret leaving was Pollo Tropical. Now it is opening here in GA! I am in Heaven! Marguerite

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