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White Castle to open first Florida restaurant in Orlando

by Brittani Tuttle

White Castle, the restaurant chain known best for its small, square hamburger sliders, will be opening its first Florida location in Orlando.

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The restaurant will be located at The Village at O-Town West, and is set to be among the company’s largest locations at 4,500 square feet. Construction is scheduled to begin in April 2020 and should be finished by late 2020 or early 2021.

“Florida Cravers have long been asking for us to open a castle there,” said Lisa Ingram, president and CEO of White Castle and a fourth-generation family member. “We believe now is the right time for us to enter the Sunshine State, and Orlando is an ideal location to launch our business there.”

Based out of Columbus, Ohio, White Castle operates more than 375 restaurants in 13 states. Once open, the Orlando location will bring that number up to 14. The Orlando castle will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week – the same as other White Castle locations.


To learn more about White Castle, visit WhiteCastle.com.

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11 comments

Jeffrey A Hoyt November 25, 2019 - 11:00 am

What is the schedule for the crave mobile today in Orlando?

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Banks Lee November 25, 2019 - 12:11 pm

We were only told it would open at 1 p.m. by the Orlando StarFlyer. They didn’t give an ending time.

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Randy Weiss November 25, 2019 - 1:20 pm

I’m ready for some Castle cheeseburgers now 🙂

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Sacoya Belle November 25, 2019 - 4:22 pm

I can’t wait i live in st petersburg fl been here since 2006. I’m from st Louis mo. And i only been back home twice one time was just to get white castle. Ijs!!!!!!!

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Angela February 7, 2020 - 12:17 am

The best ever white castles are in Festus, no. South of st.louis on 55. Dont ask me why. They just are. Family lives all over Missouri. But were mainly from southeast Missouri.

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Gladys Vega January 22, 2020 - 9:27 pm

I’ve been deprived for 20 years this month. Can’t wait.

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Jeremy February 6, 2020 - 1:56 am

can’t WAIT! This is GREAT

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Cynthia Hendry February 9, 2020 - 9:53 pm

Wonderful! Hopefully this will just be the start of Florida White Castle locations! We enjoyed them st the State Fair a few years ago. What a great treat!

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Elaine J Rogers February 11, 2020 - 11:51 am

Can’t wait until you open in Orlando.
I wish we could have one in Hunter’s Creek, Fl.
They tried Crystals not far from us, but you know you just do not put mustard on a white castle. LOL
Grew up in New Jersey. White Castle is the best………

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Gilmer Reisiger February 15, 2020 - 11:58 pm

Harold&Kumar would be proud! 😂 Can’t Wait! 😎

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Sammy D Munoz June 12, 2020 - 2:32 pm

I’m from New York Manhattan Bronx I grew up with White Castle with all my friends hanging out after hours I am so glad it’s coming to Florida so glad time for me to start gaining some weight

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