Jollibee Opens First Branch In The Heart Of Times Square, New York

August 16, 2022

News & Lifestyle section of Dad On The Move Family Travel Blog.

It looks like Pinoys living in the Big Apple are in for an exciting treat as Jollibee opens its first branch in New York City, USA on August 18, 2022. With that, there’s no more need to wait long and visit the Philippines just to taste Jollibee’s iconic Chicken Joy, Jolly Spaghetti, or Yum Burger.

Jollibee branch in Times Square in New York City, USA
THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE. Jollibee makes it to the heart of Times Square, right beside Good Morning America.

Jollibee Opens First Branch In The Heart Of Times Square, New York

    Jollibee in the heart of New York

    The homegrown restaurant chain’s New York branch will be located in the heart of the iconic Times Square. The newest store opening forms part of the Jollibee Group’s aggressive overseas expansion and sustained growth in one of its key pillar markets, North America.

    Also known as the “Crossroads of the World,” Times Square is a top global commercial and entertainment hub. Jollibee Times Square will be located right beside Good Morning America and in the Bowtie, where the famous New Year’s Eve Ball Drop takes place. The store is expected to attract new fans and introduce the brand to more mainstream American customers.

    Spreading joy around the world

    “We are excited to spread the joy of eating to everyone and contribute to the diverse and exciting food scene in Times Square,” shared Maribeth Dela Cruz, Jollibee Group’s President for Philippine Brands (Jollibee, Chowking, and Red Ribbon) in North America.

    Jollibee in New York City

    The Times Square branch will offer Jollibee menu favorites, including the world-famous Chickenjoy fried chicken and Chicken Sandwich–each with its own spicy variant, and other favorites such as Peach Mango Pie and Jolly Spaghetti.

    Truly a global brand

    Now with 84 locations across North America and over 1,500 restaurants worldwide, Jollibee continues to grow its presence in the U.S. and Canada, with plans of reaching 500 stores in the next five to seven years.

    Jollibee is the flagship brand of the Jollibee Group, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing restaurant companies. To learn more about Jollibee and other brands of the Jollibee Group, visit

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