Chicken Madness Ensues Today with New Tri-Cities Popeyes
The first Popeyes Chicken opens today in Tri-Cities! I repeat, today the first Popeyes Chicken opens in Kennewick off the corner of 395 and Clearwater. I visited the location at 6am this morning to get some pictures and see if anyone was lined up.
The was not a soul there yet, but I know this is the calm before the storm. Expect long lines and craziness if you are coming down anytime this week. So what is the best way to get into the location? That intersection can be tricky so I took some pictures for you. If you are traveling north on 395 or turning onto 395 from Clearwater, turn into the lot right after the sign. This is the easiest way into their parking lot.
If you are heading south, entering is not as easy. You have to drive behind the location and enter from the back parking lot. Just turn left off 395 at the intersection and keep turning left until you get to the parking lot. You can see the entrance in the back of the next picture.
Their hours are 10:30am to 9pm for the lobby and 10:30am to 11pm for the drive thru every day of the week. They say on their front door that if "if this restaurant is not open through posted hours, contact leadership at" with a phone number on the bottom.
I for one, am very excited to try a bunch of stuff on their menu. Of course the chicken sandwich has to be first, probably with a cinnamon apple pie for desert. Being just up the street from where I work, I am sure I will have plenty of opportunity to try everything I want. I may wait until all the craziness has worn off after a week or so. Until then, GOOD LUCK!