Opening of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant in Tulare, California
The most recent in the Valley Cane Chicken Fingers restaurant open in Tulare on Tuesday.
The highly anticipated restaurant started serving its chicken fingers at 9 a.m. on Prosperity Avenue, between Hwy 99 and Laspina Street.
The restaurant invited the “Caniacs” (what it calls its fans) out at 6:30 am for a chance to win free food for a year. The first 100 customers also received a T-shirt.
The restaurant, which has double drive-thru, a dining room and a patio, will be open until 3:30 a.m. on weekends.
What is Raising Cane’s?
The restaurant specializes in just one type of food: chicken fingers.
You can get meals with two, three, four or six chicken fingers. All come with fries, Texas toast and coleslaw. Or, you can get three chicken fingers as a sandwich.
Raising Cane is the name of the founder’s dog – a friendly yellow lab featured in the restaurant’s marketing.
The restaurant is also known for its donations to nonprofit causes.
Tulare Raising Cane’s will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday to Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. Thursday to Saturday.
To maintain the atmosphere of the opening day, a DJ and the Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls will perform from 6 p.m. to midnight Tuesday.
Where else does it open?
Raising Cane’s is building 10 new restaurants in central and northern California.
Hanford and Visalia locations are open now.
More branches are expected to open in Fresno and Clovis.
In Fresno, one is under construction north of Blackstone Avenue, on the site of the old Logan’s Roadhouse, which was demolished. Another is slated to open in Southeast Fresno, in the Kings Canyon Pavilion Mall at East Kings Canyon Road and South Willow Avenue.
Construction work is also underway to transform the former Quai 1 on Shaw Avenue in Clovis into a Raising Cane’s.
Details: 1579 E avenue of prosperity. in Tularé.
This story was originally published September 28, 2021 at 12:10 pm.