How Many Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Restaurants Are Here In Colorado?
When you see an orange and white lettering on a restaurant the first two places I think of are either Whataburger or Popeyes Chicken. Two great places to eat at and both use a similar color scheme. Are they on to something?
Western Colorado, when we ask you about your favorite place to go for fried chicken, one of the most popular answers is Popeyes. Just how many Popeyes are in Colorado? When compared to Starbucks not many. Scroll on to see the 15 communities lucky enough to be close to some great chicken.
Where Was Popeyes First Location?
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen first opened in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1972. They are now in 46 states in America, and in 30 countries worldwide. That's a lot of spicy chicken. The first location was named "Chicken on the Run". While it only lasted a short time, the owner Al Copeland rebranded the business as 'Popeyes Mighty Good Chicken' and things took off from there.
Popeyes Love Affair with Nascar
Popeyes has been a sponsor of the Nascar Circut since 2000. Nascar Busch Series driver Rich Bickle was sponsored by Popeyes for six races. Mark McFarland drove with Popeyes the following season. They sponsored Tyler Matthews in the World Truck Series with the 99 Popeyes Truck, and Brennan Poole at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Western Colorado's Popeyes is in Clifton, Colorado
When Grand Junction wants that tasty spicy chicken we get to go earn it. You have to drive ALL the way down Patterson Road to get to it. Every time I get home with a box of chicken and biscuits I feel like I really earned it going through all the light cycles.
Scroll on to find all of the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen locations in the state of Colorado. Can you believe only 15 communities are lucky enough to have one?