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Steak 'n Shake Comes to Cartersville

Bids are out for construction of the new eatery on Main Street near Kohl's and Regions Bank. Groundbreaking is expected next month.

In addition to a new Dunkin Donuts, Walgreen's and Bojangles, a Steak 'n Shake restaurant is coming to Cartersville, according to a city planning document, attached.

Set for 610 E. Main Street, the building will be in front of Kohl's and next to Regions Bank along the corridor connecting Interstate 75 to Highway 41 and downtown Cartersville.

Local attorney Jeff Watkins is the franchisee, The Daily Tribune News reports.

"We’re moving forward quickly trying to get to a point where we can start construction sometime in November and then hopefully have it open around March, weather permitting," Watkins told the newspaper.

Now the nearest premium burger and milk shake restaurants are in Acworth and Kennesaw and in Rome, where a new Steak 'n Shake Classic opened Sept. 22, according to the company's website.

"I think it puts Cartersville on a different level as far as for certain types of quality restaurants, because they are very selective in where they allow their restaurants and there’s a lot of requirements that go into it and I think they thought a lot of Cartersville and thought it’d be a great place for it,” Watkins said, according to The Daily Tribune News.

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sheila October 20, 2012 at 04:32 AM
Excited!
Antwan Sanders October 20, 2012 at 05:32 AM
been waiting to long for this
Antwan Sanders October 20, 2012 at 05:34 AM
im thinking of one of those butter finger milk shakes right about now
Kim October 20, 2012 at 02:56 PM
Yay!! Now I won't have to leave town to eat at my favorite fast food restaurant...woohoo!
steve October 20, 2012 at 02:58 PM
I like steak n shake but what we really need here in cville is another mcdonalds.
Craig Ballew October 20, 2012 at 09:14 PM
Need an Olive Garden and a good barbecue restaurant.
steve October 20, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Scotts bbq is tha bomb
Joyce October 21, 2012 at 11:20 PM
what we really need to see is a FATZ restaurant, Cold Stone Creamery, and yes a Olive Garden's.
John Gulbonny October 22, 2012 at 12:19 PM
Can some buy or tear down the abandoned Schlotzsky's building before we just keep spending tax payers dollars and building and developing new real estate?
louis Grasso December 02, 2012 at 01:31 PM
Any one when they are hiring
DarciM. December 03, 2012 at 11:50 PM
A Fazoli's would fit perfect with the design of the schlozkie's. Building inside and out! They should have built a Culver's vs. A Steak N Shake (blah!)
Candis Watts January 09, 2013 at 03:27 AM
This is a great move for Cartersville. How do we apply for jobs at this new Steak 'n Shake?
tiffany Fillers February 12, 2013 at 11:04 PM
How can i find out about working there
steve April 21, 2013 at 01:43 PM
Mini steak n shake is what they need to call it. I travel all over the country and I have never seen a steak n shake this bizy even though its new its been open over a month and its still slammed.

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