Freddy’s opens Monday in Carbondale

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CARBONDALE, Ill. – Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers®, a fast-casual restaurant concept, opens Monday, April 15, at 500 N. Giant City Rd. in front of Kroger. Freddy’s is known for its cooked-to-order steakburgers made with lean 100 percent ground beef, Vienna® Beef hot dogs, crispy shoestring fries and frozen custard treats made with freshly churned chocolate or vanilla frozen custard.

“The area on Giant City Road is very close to Main Street and is flourishing with restaurants and retail businesses that makes it a great fit for Freddy’s,” said Eric Cole, franchise owner. “We hope to be a convenient dining option for shoppers in the area, as well as for those nearby moviegoers at AMC.”

The 2,950 square-foot, freestanding restaurant seats 85 guests and has additional seating on the patio. Drive-thru service is also available. Hours of operation are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Two of our most popular items are the Freddy’s Original Double and the Signature Turtle Sundae,” said Cole. “There are a variety of condiments and toppings for our menu items, so we encourage you to customize your orders to your liking and find your own special Freddy’s favorite.”