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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the accurate location of the first Krab Queenz location.
A Louisiana-based crab and seafood restaurant is opening in Atlanta as early as next month.
Krab Queenz will take over the space previously occupied by Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles at 529 Peachtree St. NE in downtown Atlanta, What Now Atlanta reports.
Comedian Kwaylon Rogers, who has 4 million Instagram followers and is known as Blame It On Kway, is a partner in the restaurant.
The menu features boiled seafood plates, specialty items including seafood and waffles and fried seafood plates including shrimp and chips and po’boys. There are eight sauce options that including honey, cajun and Hot as Hell.
The restaurant also offers a kids menu, a selection of desserts including beignets and cake cups and an extensive drink menu featuring boozy floats, daiquiris and cocktails with some decidedly adult names including the Ankles in the Air.
There are currently Krab Queenz locations in Baton Rouge and Houston, with plans to open other locations in Dallas and Los Angeles.
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