P. Terry's opening in Pflugerville postponed by coronavirus

(Courtesy P. Terry's)
(Courtesy P. Terry's)

(Courtesy P. Terry's)



P. Terry's Burger Stand has delayed opening in Pflugerville, due to the coronavirus pandemic, company representatives confirmed in an April 27 email.


Initially projected to open in mid-2020, representatives said the restaurant is expected to now open this fall. P. Terry's, which will be located near Costco at the intersection of Kelly Lane and FM 685, is part of the Austin fast-food chain known for hamburgers, fries, milkshakes and breakfast offerings. www.pterrys.com
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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