June 27, 2013

Pollo Tropical® – famous for its flame grilled chicken and other fresh Caribbean favorites – will open its second Nashville location on Wednesday, July 10 at 2017 Mallory Lane in Cool Springs.  The community is celebrating the arrival with a 12-hour Grand Opening Beach Party from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., with two surfing simulators, music and giveaways. One lucky winner will receive Free Pollo Tropical for a Year*!

Grand Opening Beach Party festivities begin early at 9:00 a.m.  As part of the festivities, the first 100 guests in line for the restaurant to open at 10:30 a.m. will be entered to win Free Pollo Tropical Chicken for a Year*. The first 100 guests will also receive a coupon for a Free Pollo Tropical Create Your Own Family Meal, valid at a future visit.

The new Cool Springs location will feature its famous Grilled Chicken, Create Your Own TropiChop® Bowls, savory Mojo Roast Pork, and Guava BBQ Riblets. In addition, guests can enjoy Caribbean Fajitas, Create Your Own Family Meals, Kids Meals and side dishes like Caribbean Corn Souffle, Macaroni & Cheese, yuca and much more.

To top off its tropical menu offerings, the complimentary Pollo Tropical Salsa Bar is stocked with a variety of unique and tempting sauces – including the Spicy Poyo Poyo Sauce, Cilantro Garlic, Fresh Salsa, Salsa Fuego, Curry Mustard, Guava BBQ and more.  The new location also features the “Pollo on the Go” drive thru.  Pollo Tropical in Cool Springs will open daily at 10:30 a.m.  The location is just off Cool Springs Boulevard and is conveniently close to Interstate 65 (Exit 68).

“In addition to Smyrna, this marks our second location in the Nashville market, with more Pollo Tropical restaurants still to come,” said Danny Meisenheimer, Pollo Tropical Chief Operating Officer. “Cool Springs will soon enjoy our taste of the tropics and unparalleled price value.”

All of the Cool Springs Grand Opening Beach Party activities take place Wednesday, July 10 at the new location at 2017 Mallory Lane.  Participants in the Grand Prize Pollo Tropical For a Year Giveaway are urged to arrive prior to 9:00 a.m. to be among the first 100 guests eligible to win.  A winner will be chosen from random at the drawing at 11:00 a.m., and must be present in order to win. 

For more information about the Cool Springs Pollo Tropical Grand Opening Beach Party, please visit pollotropical.com.

A schedule of Grand Opening festivities is as follows:

Pollo Tropical       2017 Mallory Lane

9:00 a.m.               Line begins to form for Free Pollo Tropical for a Year Giveaway!

(Be among the first 100 guests for a chance to win: Only one winner)

10:00 a.m.             Cool Springs Beach Party begins, with surfing simulators and music

10:15 a.m.             Official proclamation presentation

11:00 a.m.             Free Pollo Tropical for a Year! Giveaway winner drawing must be present to win

12:30 p.m.             Radio personality Tim Battle appearance as the Beach Party continues!

2:00 p.m.               Pollo Tropical Cool Springs surfing media challenge begins

3:00 p.m.               Awards ceremony and media challenge charity winner announced

4:00 p.m.               Surf’s up!  Afternoon surfing practice commences

5:00 p.m.               Afternoon surfing contest begins

6:00 p.m.               Live music featuring DJ Tim Battle continues

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.   Night-time Neon Surfing Contest!  Glow sticks and neon prevail in this unique contest!

*Complete details, including contest rules, odds of winning and eligibility can be found online at: