The World's Largest McDonald's Closed, Only to Make Room For a Bigger One
A Florida McDonald’s is closing its doors only to super-size itself and make room for a larger restaurant from the chain.
The famed “World’s Largest McDonald’s” in Orlando on I-95 has been a tourist staple since it opened in 1976.
It served its final fries and burgers on Wednesday when it closed its doors to be torn down to make way for a bigger McDonald’s that is slated to open in February.
The new establishment will be 19,000-square-feet and will be next door to where the original building once stood.
A “new, state-of-the-art replacement restaurant nears completion," said officials with Oerther Foods, Inc., the company that owns and operates the restaurant to the Orlando Sentinel.