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Florida: Dave’s Hot Chicken Continues To Expand

Let’s check in on the fastest growing restaurant chain in America. The last we heard about this, Dave’s Hot Chicken had four locations in Florida. A few short months later, we are now up to five restaurants open, with more in the works. Earlier this month, the second Dave's Hot Chicken in Tampa opened. Jacksonville and Gainesville appear to be the next Florida destinations on the radar. In just six years, the story behind the massive growth of this chicken chain is remarkable. Four childhood friends started it as a pop-up in an East Hollywood, CA parking lot back in 2017. Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai are also part of their expansion. Some serious investors back their efforts to take over the hot chicken industry. A-List celebrities, including Drake, Michael Strahan, Samuel L. Jackson, and Maria Shriver are all named as those who have backed Dave’s so far. Here's What You Need To Know About Dave's Hot Chicken Dave’s Hot Chicken consists of a menu that is concise yet massive in spice variation. Their fried chicken comes in a sandwich (slider) option or tenders. Here’s where things get interesting. You then choose your heat level. This ranges from “no spice” to “reaper,” which is the hottest option and requires a signed waiver. In between, the scale has five additional options. As for sides, Dave’s also serves crinkle-cut fries, mac and cheese, kale slaw, and pickles. Here are the Dave's Hot Chicken Locations Already Open in Florida Altamonte Springs – 155 Cranes Roost Blvd Lake Mary – 4405 W. Lake Mary Blvd Orlando - 557 N. Alafaya Trail Tampa - 2540 E. Fowler Ave Tampa - 2961 N Dale Mabry Hwy Both of these restaurants are open seven days per week starting at 10:30 am. Dave’s Hot Chicken can’t be missed. Literally. The artistic design of each location features colorful graffiti and loud signage that make the experience both fun and engaging. [select-listicle listicle_id="614123" syndication_name="2-florida-skateparks-recognized-as-best-in-the-country" description="yes"]

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