After having never had a location in western Washington before, the chicken fast food chain has submitted plans for two locations so far by 2023.
RENTON, Wash. – Western Washingtonians may soon have not one, but two locations to buy Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers in the area.
The company has submitted plans for a location in Renton at 250 Rainier Avenue South. The company also planned to build a restaurant in Seattle’s University District at a store that was formerly home to American Apparel.
Raising Cane’s was founded in 1996 and is famous for its fried chicken. Based in Louisiana, Raising Canes has hundreds of locations around the country, most of which are in the southeast. Over the years, the company has gradually expanded westward, including its first Pacific Northwest location in Portland near downtown.
Washington state’s first Raising Cane’s is scheduled to take place next year in Vancouver not far from Portland, Columbian’s report.
There is no immediate information on when the Renton site could begin construction or even potentially open. However, the company tweeted earlier this year that it’s coming to Seattle in 2025.
Raising Cane’s won’t be the first poultry-focused fast food chain in that part of Renton, as Chick-fil-A is located less than a mile away. The proposed location is also very close to Renton High School.
KING 5 asked its Facebook followers for feedback on other top fast food chains not currently in western Washington that they want to open a location, and popular options like Burger In-N-Out’s. California, Texas’ Whataburger, and Waffle House are among the best choices.
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