Good news for fans of Arby’s and Macque’s BBQ, as both restaurants are coming to Elk Grove and they will be side by side. The location is 8519 Elk Grove Blvd. The building formerly was the home for Cassidy’s Restaurant and Nina’s Florist. Cassidy’s closed down last year and Nina’s moved across the parking lot.
Arby’s will going into the Cassidy’s location. They will be adding a drive through to the building. Construction has already begun on the inside and on cleaning up around the outside of the building to add a drive through. No word on when they will be opening. The closest Arby’s to Elk Grove is on Arden Way. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, Arby’s is trying to change their image to appeal to a younger demographic. Elk Grove was home to an Arby’s location in the 1980’s that eventually became Denny’s.
Macque’s BBQ will be going into the other half the building that was formerly Nina’s Florist and a Golden One ATM. According to the owner of Macque’s, they will be splitting the building with Arby’s. They plan on opening in 2019. Macque’s is a local favorite of residents of South Sacramento and Elk Grove. They have a location at 8101 Elder Creek Rd, Sacramento, California 95824 that has been in operation for almost 30 years. They are open at 11 am, Tuesday – Saturday.