(Pollo Tropical website)
Photo: Pollo Tropical website
Photo: Pollo Tropical website

Pollo Tropical closes 30 locations; 2 in N. Fulton

Caribbean cuisine will be a bit harder to find in north Fulton County.

Pollo Tropical — a Florida-based restaurant chain with a menu highlighted by spicy chicken, calypso beef and tostones — closed 30 of its restaurants on Monday, including three in the metro Atlanta area.

Glen Orr, a spokesperson for Pollo Tropical, did not say how many jobs would be affected by the closing of these three locations, but a release from Fiesta Restaurant Group said, “Where possible, employees impacted by restaurant closures will be offered positions at nearby restaurants.”

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Here’s where Pollo Tropical once existed near Atlanta:

  • Market Place Boulevard in Cumming
  • 5805 State Bridge Road in Johns Creek
  • 10900 Haynes Bridge Road in Alpharetta

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Pollo Tropical also closed restaurants in Dallas, Austin and Nashville. There are still 13 Pollo Tropical restaurants in metro Atlanta.

In October 2016, Pollo Tropical closed a location in Marietta.

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Channel 2's Mike Petchenik reports.

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