Zaxby’s fans on the Coast will be extra excited to see the new year arrive.
Zaxby’s is opening its new location at 11383 U.S. 49 at 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to information supplied by their corporate headquarters in Athens, Georgia. The first 100 people in line that morning will receive a Zaxby’s Deck of 52 Free Dealz. That’s 52 cards, each valid for one week of the specified deals, that give the lucky recipient things like a free meal, a free milkshake or a free Zappetizer at the Gulfport location. You need to be in line by 10 a.m. Monday for a chance to get one.
The fast-casual restaurant is known for its chicken fingers and wings as well as salads — make that Zalads — such as Cobb, Caesar and Blue, with blackened chicken, chopped Buffalo Chicken Fingerz or other chicken options atop them (or no chicken for a vegetarian variety). The restaurant also offers sandwiches, fried dill-pickle slices and milkshakes in unexpected flavors such as birthday cake, banana pudding and chocolate cookie on their menu.
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“The community has already been extremely supportive, and we can’t wait to open our doors and for them to dine with us,” licensee Hudson Sandefur said.
Hours will be 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
As of this month, Zaxby’s has grown to more than 800 locations in 17 states. This location, in front of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Orange Grove, will be the first Zaxby’s on the Coast since a previous location closed south of I-10 on U.S. 49.