Jollibee opening drive-thru restaurant in Ajax


Published August 9, 2021 at 2:39 pm


A hugely popular Filipino fast-food restaurant is coming to Ajax, with a Jollibee franchise set to open its first location in Durham next April.

Known as the ‘McDonald’s of the Phillipines,’ Jollibee will be opening a drive-thru location – the first in the GTA – at Kingston Road and Salem Road.

Best known for its is best known for its fried chicken (served with savoury gravy), sweet-style spaghetti and peach-mango pies, Jollibee has been a big hit with customers since its introduction to the Toronto area – especially in Mississauga and Brampton, where long line-ups were common for the openings of the three stores in Peel Region.

Nearly half of an estimated 800,000 Filipinos living in Canada reside in Ontario.

The Ajax location will be the 13th restaurant in Ontario and 21st in Canada.

The company has set a goal of 500 locations in North America – including 100 in Canada – over the next half-dozen years.

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