Chipotle Mexican Grill Opens 3rd Location In Hixson

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - by Gail Perry

Chipotle Mexican Grill is opening its third location in Chattanooga at 5242 Highway 153 in Hixson. The casual, family style, Mexican restaurant was approved for a license to sell beer at this location, by the city beer board on Thursday morning.

The other restaurants in Chattanooga are at 2122 Gunbarrel Road and 20 Cherokee Boulevard. 

The Double Tree Hotel at 407 Chestnut Street was recently purchased from Vision Chestnut Group by Kre Hip Tree Chattanooga Owner, LLC. Because of the change in ownership, a new beer license was needed.

The Chattanooga Beer Board on Thursday, approved a new beer permit that will be used for multiple locations that sell beer in the hotel. 


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