• THE FLAVOR AND FEEL OF THE TROPICS SET TO ARRIVE IN NASHVILLE! POLLO TROPICAL® RESTAURANT OPENING IN SMYRNA, WITH A WINTER IN THE TROPICS BEACH PARTY FEBRUARY 1 THROUGH 3

January 22, 2013


Winter in Nashville will take a turn for the tropics on February 1, with the arrival of Pollo Tropical® to Smyrna at 715 Team Blvd. in the Smyrna Town Hall Shops.  Pollo Tropical (pronounced Po-Yo Tropical) is a Caribbean-inspired quick-casual restaurant, famous for its marinated flame-grilled chicken, guava barbecue riblets, roast pork and many more Caribbean-inspired favorites.

To celebrate its arrival in Nashville, Pollo Tropical is throwing a huge, free, Winter in the Tropics Beach Party.

The festivities begin in the morning, and the first 100 customers in line with their bags packed awaiting the store’s 10:30 a.m. opening will be entered for the chance to win the Pollo Tropical Trip to the Tropics – a weekend in Key West!* The winner will be announced at 11:00 a.m. and then be whisked away in a limousine to pick up the guest of their choice (trip is for two) and then to the airport for an afternoon departure.  Additionally, the first 100 customers lined up for the restaurant opening will receive certificates good for a Create Your Own Family Meal on their next visit.  Participants are urged to line up early for the opening to be among the first 100 customers eligible to win the prize package.

The fun goes on all day at the sand beach adjacent to the Pollo Tropical, with heaters to keep beach-goers warm, bright sunny lights, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band concert from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and much more!

The warm beach at Pollo Tropical will remain open through the weekend for sand, sunning, photo opportunities and fun. Restaurant hours Saturday and Sunday are 10:30 a.m. to midnight.

The Nashville Pollo Tropical restaurant in Smyrna marks the brand’s 92nd company-owned location.

“We are as excited to bring the Caribbean flavors of Pollo Tropical to Smyrna,” said Danny Meisenheimer, Chief Operating Officer of Pollo Tropical.  “People will discover the great taste, service and value that makes us a one-of-a-kind dining experience.”

Nashville’s first Pollo Tropical location in Smyrna at 715 Team Blvd., in the Smyrna Town Hall Shops, will offer the brand’s ever-popular marinated, flame-grilled chicken and made-from-scratch side dishes guests have come to expect from the quick casual chain, free limited table service, complimentary Wi-Fi, beer, wine, sangria and much more.  Customers can dine in, take out or use the restaurant’s convenient “Pollo on the Go” drive thru.  The restaurant will open daily at 10:30 a.m., seven days a week.

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