Huey Magoo’s announces grand opening of downtown Orlando location

New location is part of larger, multi-state expansion for brand

Five-piece chicken tender meal from Huey Magoo's (Huey Magoo's)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Lake Mary-based chain Huey Magoo’s is getting ready for the grand opening of its latest restaurant in downtown Orlando.

The restaurant, located at 342 N. Orange Ave., is set to hold its grand opening on Wednesday, according to a news release.


The company said this will be the 32nd restaurant to open. The chain said it is part of a larger expansion in which the 225 franchises are set to open across 10 states.

This franchise is being opened by franchisees Carlos Ferreira, Marcos Alencar and Christianne Petrola, who have opened several chain franchises in the past including Johnny Rockets and Sbarro Pizza, according to the release.

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The new restaurant is 1,800 square feet and features an outdoor patio, the company said, offering dine-in and take-out options as well as delivery through third-party services, such as DoorDash and Uber Eats.

The new location will be open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, according to the release.

Huey Magoo’s announced its expansion plans earlier in 2022, saying then that it hoped to open 30 new stores by the end of the year. These plans included locations in four Central Florida cities, Ormond Beach, Winter Garden, Orlando and Deltona.

The restaurant’s menu focuses on chicken tenders, which are also incorporated into its sandwich and salad offerings.

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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.