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February 21, 2013

Fort Myers’ Gulf Coast Town Center is about to become closer to the beach, as Pollo Tropical® is set to open its newest restaurant location, east of I-75 at 17804 Ben Hill Griffin Parkway. Pollo Tropical is a Caribbean-themed quick-casual restaurant, famous for its marinated flame-grilled chicken, guava barbecue riblets, roast pork and many more Caribbean-inspired favorites Although the brand is already enjoyed in Naples and Cape Coral, this is the first Pollo Tropical location in Fort Myers.

To celebrate its Fort Myers arrival, Pollo Tropical will host a free Taste of the Tropics Beach Party on Friday, March 8 at the new Gulf Coast Town Center location, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Festivities begin early in the morning, as the first 100 customers in line will be entered to win Free Pollo Tropical Chicken for a Year!*  Additionally, the first 100 customers lined up for the restaurant to open the morning of March 8 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 Free Pollo Tropical Chicken for a Year.*  The winner will be announced at the restaurant at 11:00 a.m., participants must be over 18 years of age and be present to win.

The fun goes on all day and into the night at the Pollo Tropical Beach Party, with live music, appearances by southwest Florida radio and television personalities, spin & win prize giveaways and much more!  This latest Pollo Tropical restaurant, located at 17804 Ben Hill Griffin Parkway at the Gulf Coast Town Center, marks the brand’s 93rd company-owned establishment.

“Fort Myers and the Gulf Coast Town Center create a natural fit for the Pollo Tropical brand,” said Danny Meisenheimer, Chief Operating Officer of Pollo Tropical.  “We received many requests to open a Pollo Tropical in Fort Myers, so we are particularly excited to open at the Gulf Coast Town Center and serve fans of our brand as well as new customers in the community.”

The Fort Myers Pollo Tropical location will open Friday, March 8 at the Gulf Coast Town Center.  The restaurant will be open seven days a week, from 10:30 a.m. to Midnight, serving the ever popular Pollo Tropical marinated, flame-grilled chicken, roast pork, made-from-scratch side dishes and much more.  The restaurant will also offer beer, wine, sangria, free limited table service, complimentary Wi-Fi and much more.  Customers can dine in, take out or use the restaurant’s convenient “Pollo on the Go” drive thru.

For more information about Pollo Tropical, visit pollotropical.com.