In-N-Out has sights on old Tualatin Village Inn location
In-N-Out Burger, the iconic burger chain headquartered in California, is expected to host a virtual meeting on Thursday, July 23, to discuss plans to build a restaurant at the former Tualatin Village Inn site.
Plans are to tear down the building and construct a new 3,885-square-foot restaurant at 17070 S.W. 72nd Ave., according to Aquilla Hurd-Ravich, Tualatin's community development director.
The virtual meeting is planned for 6 p.m. on Zoom.
Zoom Meeting ID: 856 1621 4169
Hurd-Ravich said that the burger chain has submitted a land-use application but the city is waiting for the final required materials for staff to review.
She said typically the applicant facilitates such meetings.
While an In-N-Out representative wouldn't confirm specifics, he said the chain hopes to open a restaurant in Tualatin in the future.
"At this stage, we are in the development application process, so it's still too early to say when, or even if, we will be able to open a restaurant there," Carl Arena, In-N-Out Burger vice president for real estate and development, said in an email Monday. "Once we do begin construction on a new location, it usually takes us 5 to 6 months to build the restaurant and open for business. We do know that the Tualatin area is a wonderful community, and we are excited about the prospect of opening a location there!"
Village Inn restaurant officially closed to dine-in customers following Gov. Kate Brown's executive order of March 17 and completely shut down on May 10. According to an interview conducted with the owners in May, the building is owned by Connie Watt and her son, Ryan Sweeney, while the property is in a joint ownership with other family members.
In-N-Out opened its third and most recent Oregon restaurant in Keizer last December.
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