May 22, 2014 - Grand Prairie, Texas – The Dairy Queen® system is pleased to announce the opening of the newest Texas DQ® Restaurant located at 2640 W I.H. 20 in Grand Prairie, near the outlet mall. The 4,400 square-foot restaurant can seat 102 guests inside and 24 outside, and offers a convenient drive-thru window. The new restaurant also will contribute to the state's restaurant sales, which according to the National Restaurant Association are projected to increase by 5 percent this year.
"We are excited to open this DQ Restaurant in Grand Prairie and welcome the community in to enjoy our full menu of Texas Country Foods®, cool treats and Orange Julius® Premium Fruit Smoothies, Light Smoothies and Julius® Original drinks," said restaurant operator Michael Clarke, who operates two additional Dairy Queen restaurants. "This new restaurant is sure to become a place where fans can relax and share a great meal and one of a kind soft-serve treats."
The menu at the Grand Prairie DQ Restaurant features the quarter-pound Hungr-Buster® and half-pound BeltBuster® Burgers made to order with premium flavor options, as well as other delicious and unique food items, including Texas T-Brand Tacos®, Grilled and Crispy Chick'n Sandwiches, Steak Sandwiches and the Chick'n Strip or Steak Finger Country Basket®, which also are available for either lunch or dinner.
The restaurant also features treat favorites such as the iconic Blizzard® Treats, DQ Cakes and a wide variety of other soft-serve items, as well as the full line of Orange Julius fruit-blended beverages. All Orange Julius Premium Fruit Smoothies, Light Smoothies and Julius Original drinks are available in eight flavors including Orange, Strawberry, Strawberry Banana, Tripleberry®, Mango Pineapple, Berry Pomegranate, OrangeBerry and Piña Colada. The Orange Julius Premium Fruit Smoothies are fresh-blended to order with real fruit and low-fat yogurt. The Orange Julius Light Smoothies are 170 calories or less in a small size, contain no artificial sweeteners or flavors and are yogurt-free.
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Address: 2640 W I.H. 20, Grand Prairie, TX
Employees: 50+ On a Continuous Basis
Square Footage: 4,400 Square Feet
Number of Seats: 102 Inside, 24 Outside
Hours of Operation: The new restaurant serves lunch and dinner:
- Sunday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Friday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,300 Dairy Queen® stores in the United States, Canada and 25 other countries. ADQ is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. For more information, visit DairyQueen.com.
SOURCE American Dairy Queen Corporation
Dairy Queen (also known as DQ) is an ice-cream shop and fast-food restaurant franchise based in the United States and founded in 1940.