Popular chain to open 15 new restaurants in Orlando after leaving the area almost 6 years ago

ORLANDO, Fla. — Bojangles announced Tuesday that it will open 15 new restaurants in the Orlando area almost six years after eight Orlando-area franchises were closed.

Chaac Foods Restaurants will open 12 locations in Orlando and one location each in Winter Garden, Davenport and Kissimmee over the next seven years.

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The first two of the restaurants will open in 2022.

Three more restaurants will open each year in 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026.

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A final restaurant will open in 2027. Bojangles was founded in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1977.

The nearest location is in Ocala.

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See a map of that location below:

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