Orange County

What’s all the buzz about? 9 things to know about Orlando’s new White Castle

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The wildly popular burger chain White Castle has returned to Florida after a 53-year hiatus.

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Channel 9 took you behind-the-scenes at the new restaurant. Watch the video above for that, and read nine facts about White Castle below:

1. White Castle first opened in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. The family-owned company is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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2. The restaurant closed its final Florida location in 1968. It operated four restaurants in Miami during the 1960s.

3. White Castle will open its largest-ever store on Daryl Carter Parkway near Walt Disney World at 8 a.m. Monday. See a rendering and a map of the store below:

4. The popular burger joint will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily and will eventually be open 24 hours per day. Take a look inside the restaurant below:

5. Customers may order a maximum of sixty sliders per visit.

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6. Each beef patty contains five holes, allowing steam to fully cook the meat. The sliders are typically served with onions.

7. The restaurant also serves an Impossible Slider as a plant-based option. See a photo of it below:

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8. White Castle owns and operates more than 360 restaurants.

9. The new location employs 140 people.

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