SEE: World’s largest White Castle officially opens in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — After a 53-year hiatus, popular burger chain White Castle returned to Florida on Monday.


Billed as the largest free-standing White Castle in the world, the new Orlando location is at the Village at O-Town West in southwest Orlando on Daryl Carter Pkwy.

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It officially opened to the public at 8 a.m. Monday following a ribbon cutting ceremony. Orange County Mayor Jerry Deming attended the ceremony.

The Orlando White Castle is the first in Florida since the chain closed its last Miami location in 1968.

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The 4,567 square foot restaurant still has the iconic “tower” but with a more modern industrial-style design.

It features indoor and outdoor seating, two drive-through lanes, and is expected to create 120 new jobs.

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During the grand opening, the Orlando Castle will be open for takeout, dine-in, and drive-through service from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

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Due to expected high demand, they’re limiting customers to 60 sliders per order.

Regular operating hours will be from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., seven days per week.