Opening of Chick-Fil-A in Avondale, replacing the new Chinese buffet
AVONDALE – Chick-fil-A is bringing its chicken sandwiches and waffle fries to Avondale.
The fast-food chain is opening an outpost in the new China Buffet spot at Addison Street and Elston Avenue, according to Ald. Office of the 35th district of Carlos Ramirez-Rosa.
The Avondale restaurant is expected to open in the spring, a Chick-fil-A spokesperson said.
Crews were seen tearing down the New China Buffet this week to make way for fast food.
Chick-fil-A is building the restaurant within existing zoning parameters, which means the company doesn’t need aldermen’s approval, according to Ramirez-Rosa’s office.
The chain obtained a building permit from the city in late October for $850,000, according to city records.
Once open, the Avondale Chick-fil-A will be the company’s 10th location in Chicago, according to the company’s website.
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