The extremely popular (and sometimes controversial) fried-chicken sandwich chain now plans a total of four new locations for greater Seattle in 2017.
The extremely popular (and sometimes controversial) Chick-fil-A chain has announced plans for two new Seattle-area branches: Bothell (at 1220 228th St. S.E.) and Federal Way (at 32075 Pacific Hwy. S.). Kirkland is still slated to get its own outlet for the fast-food fried-chicken-sandwich in 2017 as well. The company had promised an announcement of four to five more Washington branches at the beginning of this year, but no word on any others yet (nor on opening dates for the ones in the works).
The Bellevue franchise of Chick-fil-A opened to camping-out crowds (and subsequent traffic problems) in the spring of 2015, with branches following in Tacoma; Lynnwood; Vancouver, Washington; and Puyallup.
If you’re interested in exploring other options, here are four great local fried-chicken sandwiches that aren’t Chick-fil-A. And here’s one more that might just be the best around.