Hot and Saucy: Zaxby’s opens in Pittsboro on March 25

Pittsboro, NC – Saucy chicken chain Zaxby’s is opening its first location in Pittsboro at 28 Harper Lane. The new Zaxby’s, owned and operated by ZaxPitt, LLC, is opening for both drive-thru and dine-in on Monday, March 25.

The Pittsboro Zaxby’s will be open for business on March 25. (photo by Gene Galin)

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring Zaxby’s to Pittsboro,” said Ben Little, franchisee and president of ZaxPitt, LLC. “It’s impossible to spend any amount of time here and not fall in love with the area. We look forward to being good stewards of the community with our work with Make a Wish of Eastern North Carolina, while serving the best chicken in town.”

The new restaurant boasts 3,000 square feet with a dining room that seats 70 guests and an open kitchen. The location also features a double drive-thru lane with large canopies and brand-new digital menu boards to streamline the payment and pickup process for expedited to-go service. 

For even faster service, customers may also order ahead online via as well as through the Zaxby’s app available for download on Google Play and the App Store. Ordering delivery is available directly through the Zaxby’s app, as well as through UberEats, DoorDash and Grubhub. 

Zaxby’s serves fresh, prepared-at-order Chicken Fingerz™ and wings tossed in a variety of bold and spicy sauces. The menu also features Zaxby’s famous Signature Sandwich, Chicken Bacon Ranch Loaded Fries and the brand’s fan-favorite Fried Pickles

(source: Zaxby’s)

Fans can also enjoy five Chicken Fingerz™ with Zax Sauce® for free with a purchase of $5 or more when downloading the app and signing up for the Zax Rewardz loyalty program for the first time. Zaxby’s Zax Rewards program was recently recognized as one of America’s Best Loyalty programs in the Fast-Food Restaurant Chains Category on Newsweek’s and Statista’s list of America’s Best Loyalty Programs 2024.

The new Zaxby’s, built by Pittsboro-based Thomas Construction Company, will be the first in Chatham County. The restaurant brings approximately 60 new employment opportunities to the Pittsboro community. Interested applicants may visit to apply for all available positions.

About Zaxby’s
Founded in 1990, Zaxby’s has 950 locations in 17 states and is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.
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