New York, New York (AP) A Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in the New York city borough of Queens opened on Monday for the first time in its 38-year history, becoming the latest franchisee to open in the city, following the launch of a chain of locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The Chipotle restaurant at 2200 Bryant Ave.
in the Bronx is the latest in a series of new restaurants opening in New Yorkers and is the first in a chain that includes the popular Chipotle, Chipotle Express, Chipotles Cantina and Chipotle Tacos.
The company said the new Chipotle in New Jersey, which opened earlier this month, will also be the first to open at the new location in Manhattan.
The location in Brooklyn, which is near the Brooklyn Bridge, will be the second Chipotle location in the borough.
The new location opens for lunch from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday.
It is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.g. on Wednesday.
It has a wait list, and the company said people can order online.
Chipotle has been expanding its restaurants in the U.S. and Canada, opening in the Boston area and Atlanta, among other cities.
The chain has been growing rapidly in the past decade.
The number of Chipotle restaurants has nearly doubled since it was founded in 2006.
The company reported a $1.7 billion operating loss in 2017.
Chipotls revenue grew by more than 70 percent in the last two years.
The chain is known for its chicken and burritos.