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Burger joint Johnny Rockets opens at International Plaza on Saturday

A Johnny Rockets restaurant was one of the first tenants of the original BayWalk shopping center, now known as SunDial, in downtown St. Petersburg. It is no longer there. But a Johnny Rockets will open this weekend at International Plaza in Tampa. [Dirk Shadd, Tampa Bay Times]

A Johnny Rockets restaurant was one of the first tenants of the original BayWalk shopping center, now known as SunDial, in downtown St. Petersburg. It is no longer there. But a Johnny Rockets will open this weekend at International Plaza in Tampa. [Dirk Shadd, Tampa Bay Times]

TAMPA — Johnny Rockets is opening a new location at the food court in International Plaza on Saturday. Customers may receive a complimentary sample of burgers, milkshakes or other menu options, while supplies last.

Johnny Rockets is an international fast-food chain with a menu built on handcrafted burgers, cooked-to-order chicken sandwiches and vegetarian options such as a black bean burger.

All mall visitors will receive a 10 percent coupon. A portion of the grand opening proceeds will go to support the American Youth Academy.

Contact Tierra Smith at tsmith@ tampabay.com or (414) 702-5006. Follow @bytierrasmith.

If you go:

Inside the food court at International Plaza Mall.

2223 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa.

Grand opening is from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Burger joint Johnny Rockets opens at International Plaza on Saturday 07/13/17 [Last modified: Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:12pm]
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