Chick-Fil-A Is Opening Up Its Largest Location On The Planet In NYC, Complete With Rooftop Seating

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WHangovers are going to become a lot more bearable for New York City residents (except on Sundays), particularly those booze hounds living in NYC’s financial district. Southern fried chicken sandwich chain Chick-fil-A announced Monday that they’re building the “largest Chick-fil-A ever” right in the middle of Manhattan’s FiDi.

The location, their third in the city, will be a five-level, 12,000-square-foot restaurant with rooftop seating located just a half-mile from the 9/11 Memorial. The rooftop dining area “will offer unimpeded views of the Freedom Tower,” just a half mile away.  A press release on the company’s site claims that design features in the restaurant’s façade will give customers “a subtle impression of the Twin Towers” to “acknowledge the significance of location.”

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The restaurant will have floor-to-ceiling windows on every level, coupled with a rear courtyard. Three of the five levels will be available to the public, seating a total of 140 people, EATER reports.

Despite being the biggest location of their 2,000+ locations, it will also be the narrowest they’ve ever built, at just 15 feet wide.

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The location will open in 2018, and is the third of more than a dozen locations the company claimed it would open by the end of 2017. So far, no other new locations have been announced.

The FiDi Chick-Fil-A will likely get more customers than the one that was recently incorporated into the Atlanta Falcon’s billion dollar Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Since Chick-fil-A’s nationwide are closed on Sundays, fans will have to walk by an unlit sign wight heir mouths watering before settling on a hot dog. That’s fucking cruel.

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[h/t EATER]

 

 

 


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