Portillo’s Orlando location is ‘almost ready’ but opening date has been delayed again
ORLANDO, Fla. – If you had March 23 circled on your calendar because Portillo’s was opening in Orlando, then you’re not going to like this update. The Chicago-style restaurant announced today it would not be opening its doors in a few weeks as anticipated. Restaurant officials said they are getting closer to opening, but the location needs more time. Portillo’s was first scheduled to open March 2 but that opening was delayed to March 23 during the last day of February. The Orlando location is the fast-casual chain’s first Central Florida restaurant, making it the third in Florida after Tampa and Brandon.
‘Our buns need more time:’ Portillo’s delays opening for new Orlando location
ORLANDO, Fla. – If you’ve been craving Portillo’s Chicago-style food in anticipation of its upcoming Orlando location opening, you’re going to have to wait a bit longer. We cannot wait to see all our loyal Portillo’s fans in Orlando, but as of today, guests will have to wait a little bit longer,” Portillo’s said. “We’re finishing up construction of our new restaurant and need to postpone the original opening date. Portillo’s thanks everyone for their patience and will be sure to share a new opening timeframe as soon as possible. We hope to confirm a new opening date in the coming weeks.”AdThe Orlando location is the fast-casual chain’s first Central Florida restaurant, making it the third in Florida after Tampa and Brandon.
Portillo’s food truck in Orlando for 2 days before new location opens
A Portillo’s restaurant is opening in Orlando in March but until then the Chicago-style eatery will be serving up your favorites from its food truck. [TRENDING: How to get a vaccine in Fla. | Wanted: Man accused of shooting at detective | Cops: Fla. man decapitated hamster]The Portillo’s Beef Bus will be open in Orlando for only two more days and that’s it until its newest location opens, according to the restaurant’s Twitter account. Next week, we will be serving at our restaurant location at 7715 Palm Pkwy in Orlando on Feb 3 & 4 only, from 11am-2pm and 4-7pm. pic.twitter.com/o3agC8V0Zy — Portillo's Food Truck (@BeefBusOfficial) January 29, 2021The food truck will be parked outside the upcoming location at 7715 Palm Parkway. 2 at 10:30 a.m., this Portillo’s location will be the restaurant chain’s third establishment in Florida, with one in Tampa and Brandon.