Grand Junction, Colorado residents went to social media expressing their desire for this chain restaurant, and it looks like we're going to get it in 2022.

According to the City of Grand Junction development site, the application for this restaurant has been submitted, and more importantly, approved.

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Who's the New Kid In Grand Junction, Colorado for 2022?

According to the City of Grand Junction's official webpage, Plan Number: DIA-2021-813, a request for a Development Improvement Agreement - Public and Private Improvements, is currently active.

The plan considered is for the location at 2422 Patterson Road, Grand Junction, Colorado, 81505. If you want to be totally accurate, the site in question is parcel 2945-043-01-001.

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According to the City of Grand Junction webpage, the application in progress is a "Development Improvement Agreement for public right of way improvements for Panda Express."

Did Someone Just Say Panda Express?

Yep. That's what the application says, "Panda  Express." If the address of 2422 Patterson Road looks familiar, it should. That's directly north of the Mesa Mall. The address is located right between PetSmart and Kohl's plaza.

Grand Junction Location Panda Express map
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For Those of Us Not Familiar With Panda Express

It seems most people are familiar with and are in love with Panda Express. A social media page was created some time ago demanding a Panda Express in Grand Junction.

Grand Junction Wants Panda Express

What exactly do they do? According to the official Panda Express webpage:

OUR PHILOSOPHY - Where the way we wok inspires a fresh, flavorful combination of Chinese regional cuisine and technique with bold American tastes. Welcome to our kitchen.

When Do They Plan to Open?

I contacted the company's headquarters to get info regarding the opening date. They replied, "The Grand Junction store is slated for a Summer 2022 opening."

Well, Grand Junction, you asked for it, and it looks like you're going to get it. Please welcome another business and the employment opportunities that come with it. Hopefully, this is an indication of great things to come in 2022.

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