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Chick-Fil-A Charges Into Detroit on Friday

The restaurant is located inside the DMC

A chicken biscuit sandwich from Chick-fil-A.
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Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Fast food fried chicken sandwich empire, Chick-fil-A, is officially invading Detroit’s city limits on Friday. The new restaurant is opening inside Detroit Medical Center in the lobby of the Harper-Hutzel Women’s Hospital at 3990 John R. Road, according to announcements on the company’s social media accounts. The doors open at 10 a.m.

The chain enjoys a cultish following across the U.S. and has slowly been moving to conquering all 50 states. In 2016 the company announced its intentions to enter the Michigan market, opening 20 locations throughout the state over five years.

There are several metro Detroit locations already in operation, including one at the Somerset Collection in Troy and another inside the Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s McNamara Terminal. The DMC outpost will be Chick-fil-A’s first in Detroit proper, and seventh in Michigan.

Customers visiting the Detroit restaurant should pick up an eatery badge from the information desk before strolling down to the food court.

As far as what to order, Eater’s Ryan Sutton ranked the whole menu earlier this year. The sausage, egg, and cheese biscuit was a clear favorite. Nevertheless, the critic finds the chain’s controversial social politics hard to swallow.

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