MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Chick-fil-A restaurant is in the works for the Uptown area near downtown Memphis and St. Jude.
According to application documents filed with Shelby County, a Chick-fil-A restaurant with 20 seats and two drive-through canopies is planned at A.W. Willis Avenue and Danny Thomas Boulevard.
The site is currently a vacant lot, across the street from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Chick-fil-A currently has locations on Union Avenue in Midtown and in West Memphis, Arkansas. This would be the first freestanding drive-through location near downtown.
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