Dunkin’ Donuts will be opening a new Chapel Hill location on East Franklin Street in summer 2017.
The new location will be led by local franchisee Peter Turner, who owns several Dunkin’ Donuts locations throughout the Triangle, according to a statement by a Dunkin’ Donuts spokesperson.
The donut and coffee shop will be located at 1509 E. Franklin St., which is close to the Chapel Hill Public Library and The Siena Hotel.
This is the second Chapel Hill Dunkin’ Donuts location. The first is located on Airport Road.
First-year biology major Samantha Boeshore said she prefers Dunkin’ Donuts to Starbucks due to Dunkin’s lower prices and larger coffee sizes. directory
“Like most people on this campus, I’m addicted to coffee,” she said. “So that’s just one more source of my addiction, and it’s also cheap.”
Boeshore said even though the new location would be a little far off campus, she’d still make the effort to go.
“I just think it’s worth the walk,” she said.
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