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First Metro Diner in the Las Vegas valley opens March 14

Posted at 10:21 PM, Mar 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-14 01:21:55-04

The first Metro Diner is opening on March 14 in the Las Vegas valley.

The popular Florida restaurant chain, which was feature on an episode of Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," will offer comfort food favorites including fried chicken and waffles topped with house-made strawberry butter and Charleston shrimp and grits with signature sweet and spicy sauce.

The first location is at 9595 W. Tropicana Ave. Two more locations are planned with one on South Rainbow Boulevard and the other on Stephanie Street in Henderson.

To serve Las Vegas' around-the-clock workforce, the diners  will offer all-day breakfast along with its lunch and dinner offerings. Hours are 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. p.m. Sunday through Thurday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Longtime Las Vegas restaurateur Tony Grappo and Tony Alonge, who brings restaurant expertise from Florida, will operate the new Las Vegas Metro Diners as joint venture partners. The new restaurants will create hundreds of jobs.