Zaxby’s opening first location in Mechanicsville
Note: This story has been updated to reflect the restaurant's new opening date.
Zaxby’s fast-food restaurant is opening its first location in Mechanicsville on May 6th. The site at 6535 Mechanicsville Turnpike will employ about 60 people.
Jon Garner owns and operates the new franchise location with his parents—Debbie and Ian Garner. Jon Garner anticipates opening another Zaxby’s in Hanover County, but an opening date has not been set.
The 3,000-square-foot restaurant in Mechanicsville will accommodate 55 guests.
Zaxby's is a Georgia-based chain that serves chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads. It has 900 locations in 17 states, including 19 in Virginia.