Aug. 13--There are plenty of casual dining restaurant chains nationwide, but which one is the favorite of diners? It's the one that has 172 locations in 37 states and in Washington D.C. -- but none in Colorado Springs.
RestaurantNews.com reports that of large restaurants with general menus, The
Cheesecake Factory has locations on the 16th Street Mall in Denver, on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder and in the Park Meadows Mall in Littleton. But, sorry, there are no locations in the Springs.
Will Cheesecake Factory be coming to Colorado Springs anytime soon? Here's a statement from the company in response to a Gazette inquiry:
"The restaurant development team is always on the look-out for A-1 sites to further grow our Cheesecake Factory brand presence, and all sites that fit our criteria for success will be seriously considered," said Alethea Rowe, senior director of public relations and brand management for The Cheesecake Factory.
In other words, there are no plans for a Springs location in the near future.
Of other large, general menu restaurants that topped the list of favorites, most have locations in Colorado Springs. They include Cracker Barrel, Red Robin and