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Angry Crab Shack Set to Open First Franchise Location in Atlanta

DRMJ Investment Group to Bring the Unique Seafood Boil Cuisine to Atlantic Station with a family-friendly Grand Opening celebration


Heyyyy BMB Family!!!! WHATS the 411 in Atlanta? - let's get into this NEW Grand Opening!!!!



Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service restaurant specializing in seafood and boils with bold Asian-Cajun flavors, will host its Grand Opening Celebration on March 22, 2023, in Midtown Atlanta. Located in the heart of Atlanta at mixed-use destination Atlantic Station, at 1380 Atlantic Drive NW Unit 14180, Atlanta, GA 30363, the milestone opening will bring the first Angry Crab Shack location to the Peach State, kickstarting additional expansion plans for the region while introducing the unique and popular concept to the area.“We are excited to start the new year by sharing the Angry Crab Shack seafood boil concept with the Atlanta community,” said Darlene Morris, Angry Crab Shack, one of two franchise owners. “Great food, bringing families together, and giving back – these were our main priorities when we looked at different businesses to invest in.”


Grand Opening celebrations will kick off at 4 pmwith a ribbon cutting with local elected officials, community stakeholders, influencers and dignitaries along with a Spicy Wing eating contest with both the local teachers and healthcare professionals.  Angry Crab Shack will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit on behalf of the winning group.  Attendees to the event will have chances to win Angry Crab Shack apparel, gift cards and more. “We are eager to open the first Atlanta Angry Crab Shack location,” said Ron Lou, founder of Angry Crab Shack.” Atlantic Station is the perfect spot for our brand and family friendly dining experience.”Angry Crab Shack draws bold Asian and Cajun flavors – as well as a fun food presentation and a laid-back environment to create an unparalleled dining experience for guests.


Best known for using the freshest ingredients, Angry Crab Shack sources lobster from the East Coast, Dungeness Crab from the Pacific Northwest, King Crab from the Bering Strait, Snow Crab from Canadian waters, and crawfish from the Gulf of Mexico. Guests can expect a fun, family experience where they can throw on a bib, roll up their sleeves, and dig in! The brand offers a variety of boils including shrimp, crawfish, lobster, crab and more.


“As a family-friendly neighborhood restaurant, Angry Crab Shack is a great addition to our lineup of restaurants at Atlantic Station,” said Phil Purdom, Director of southeast retail real estate for Hines. “Angry Crab brings a unique dining experience with its Asian-Cajun flavors and interactive style. Whatever our guests are looking for, Atlantic Station will continue to offer a diversified culinary mix that satisfies every taste bud.”



More About Angry Crab Shack:


Founded in 2013 by Ron Lou, Angry Crab Shack is a fun, casual seafood restaurant specializing in seafood boil with bold Asian-Cajun flavors that are unique to the brand and irresistible to guests. Headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, the seafood concept began franchising in 2017 and has since grown to five corporate locations and fifteen franchise locations with agreements signed to bring additional restaurants to Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Washington and London (UK). Angry Crab Shack aims to have 100 locations open and operating in the next 5 years. For more information, visit https://www.angrycrabfranchise.com/

About Atlantic Station:


A national example for sustainable mixed-use communities, Atlantic Station transformed an abandoned industrial site into a thriving retail and entertainment district at the heart of Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown neighborhood. Opened in 2005, Atlantic Station is home to some of Atlanta’s most popular restaurants, retailers such as H&M, Forever 21 and Dillard’s and leading employers such as Wells Fargo, Facebook and Microsoft. Atlantic Station is nearing completion of a major repositioning including a revamped tenant mix, with new retail and restaurant offerings, the inclusion of new multifamily residential units, hospitality offerings and more than 700,000 square feet of Class-A office space. In 2020, the property celebrated the opening of its revamped central greenspace, Atlantic Green.

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