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Johnny Rockets Brings Timeless Food and Fun to Cancun

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 9 // PRNewswire // -- Vacationers and locals of Cancun can now enjoy Johnny Rockets' all-American hamburgers, shakes and American Fries at the city's premier shopping center, Malecon Americas. Johnny Rockets' newest Cancun location is the fourth restaurant opened in Mexico's easternmost island state, Quintana Roo. With miles of sandy beaches, entertainment, and nightlife, the world-renowned tourist destination is a perfect spot for the timeless fun of Johnny Rockets.

Johnny Rockets' new 1,610-square-foot restaurant will provide unique menu options and entertainment for the entire family. To fit in with the vibe of the coastal community, guests can play their favorite tunes on the bubbler juke box and dance along to music videos on a plasma TV screen, which will also display menu items. The staff will also sing and do the signature Johnny Rockets dance every half-hour, twirl straws and make smiley faces of ketchup.

The full-service restaurant will feature signature classics like American Fries and hand-dipped shakes, along with spicy favorites like chili nachos, the Tex Mex hamburger with guacamole and beans, and for dessert, an oversized banana split.

"Malecon Americas is a popular attraction among locals and tourists exploring Mexico's famous Yucatan Peninsula and a great place to enjoy Johnny Rockets favorites after a day of fun in the sun," said franchise owner Jose Antonio Taladrid. "We look forward to creating a cool environment where guests can kick back after a full day of shopping or touring Cancun's many hotspots and receive the quality service and authentic food that Johnny Rockets is known for."

Johnny Rockets currently operates two other Cancun locations at the La Isla shopping village and the Cancun International Airport, with another restaurant just south of Cancun in Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera. Since Johnny Rockets first opened in Mexico City in 1993, the international restaurant chain has continued to grow its presence in Mexico with locations in airports, coastal resort destinations, Six Flags theme parks, and new openings planned for 2010.

About Johnny Rockets

Since 1986, Johnny Rockets has offered the food, fun and friendliness that remind guests of timeless, feel-good Americana. Every Johnny Rockets restaurant serves simple, great-tasting food from a menu of all-American favorites, including juicy hamburgers, classic sandwiches and hand-dipped shakes and malts. It's the place to go for fast, friendly service, flavorful food, uplifting music and relaxed, casual fun. Headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif., Johnny Rockets has 280 corporate and franchise-owned restaurants in 27 states, including D.C. and Puerto Rico and 11 countries, including those found in Six Flags amusement parks and aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Johnny Rockets is currently franchising new restaurants in most markets.

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