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Visions for Vacancies: Old Schlotzsky's

What should replace the once deli at Main and Tennessee streets? Tell us in the comments.

The vacant building at 104 S. Tennessee St. in once served as Schlotzsky's Deli, but is now vacant. What would you like to see in the 2,686-square-foot eatery with a drive through and patio?

Help us fill in the blank. Tell us in the comments what should be there now.

Michael March 01, 2012 at 06:45 PM
Five Guys Burger and Fries would be perfect for this location.
Tonya Vaughan March 01, 2012 at 07:25 PM
Panera Bread or Dunkin Donuts
Keith March 01, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Steak and shake
AllAtwitter March 02, 2012 at 12:05 AM
Panera Bread for a restaurant or Old Navy for a Store!!!
Scrumpty a la cart March 02, 2012 at 12:56 AM
How about a Schlotzsky's? Does anyone know why it failed the last time? Bad management perhaps as opposed to low sales??
Angela Gilreath Rivers March 02, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Panera or Steak and Shake
Brande Poulnot (Editor) March 02, 2012 at 03:20 AM
Old Navy would be awesome! Why haven't I heard of these restaurants you all are suggesting? What is Panera and Five Guys Burger and Fries? Where are nearest locations?
Carol Flammer March 02, 2012 at 03:24 AM
Marietta Pizza Company, Fellinis or Mellow Mushroom. Maybe an Olive Garden?
Lori L March 02, 2012 at 09:19 AM
As for a restaurant, I would suggest Steak n Shake, Shane's Rib Shack, or Sonnys BBQ (or bring back the original Schlotzskys because I liked it) But if I had to choose a retail store, I would welcome seeing Micheals (craft store), or Bath & Body Works or... turn it into something for teenagers to enjoy since they no longer have the bowling alley or skating rink
Scrumpty a la cart March 02, 2012 at 01:29 PM
The closest Panera bread location that I know of is on 41 in Acworth where the super Target and Ross stores are. They have great sandwiches, breads and dessert. They are more pricey, not by much, than Schlotzsky's. I'm still wondering why the Schlotzsky's here closed. All one would have to do is have a couple of trucks with product show up there and a person would be back in business. In my opinion that location is too small for an Old Navy or Michael's
Jeri Grno-Aiken March 02, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Schlotzsky's.....
Dee Daniel March 02, 2012 at 02:22 PM
Pompano Joes Seafood. I love the one in Destin, Florida! We need a good seafood restaurant.
Lee March 02, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Make it a sticky fingers !!!! Love that bbq!
Chad March 02, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Five guys would be awesome. Its a really small building though. If it wasnt so small, a Tilted Kilt would be great.
LRAdams March 03, 2012 at 04:30 PM
How about a combination *Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins*. I have just scared myself.
taylor fare March 03, 2012 at 09:52 PM
Sports:a batting cage for softball and baseball or Resturaunt: steak and shake or Store:Limited too or a Justice
Dan Darden March 04, 2012 at 05:51 AM
Panera is in Rome, as was Five Guys until they found out Steak & Shake was coming in, then they vanished. Nearest Five Guys is now in Acworth.
Donna March 04, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Dunkin Donuts or Schlotzsky's.....
Tee March 04, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Panera would be wonderful!! We were just talking about this building the other day. Seems like a great location, yet it has been empty the entire time, almost 6 years, we have lived in Bartow.
Otto March 04, 2012 at 06:52 PM
The last time I checked the rent was over $8000 per month. If that's true, it is going to have to be someone with high volume & profit. Who wants to take that on in this business climate?
Scrumpty a la cart March 05, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Does anyone viewing this know who owns this property? Why would an owner pay the entire mortgage year after year than accept a smaller amount to defer the cost? 7 or $8,000 is a ridiculous amount of money for such a small spot in Cartersville in this economy.
Carol Davis March 06, 2012 at 04:14 PM
Olive Garden! Yummy!
Richierich March 08, 2012 at 10:28 PM
How about a Mellow Mushroom!
BartowDawg March 15, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Move the 4-Way there.
Adam May 16, 2012 at 07:13 PM
4-way!
steve September 07, 2012 at 02:30 AM
Ho house
Robert December 27, 2012 at 04:42 PM
In and Out would be great on the east coast. Next would be Steake and Shake

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