AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Cookout, a popular fast food restaurant chain, has opened their first Auburn location.

The restaurant, which specializes in American-style food such as burgers, chicken and hotdogs, opened it’s Opelika Road spot next to the Auburn Mall Friday and has attracted large crowds in recent days.

The chain, which was launched in Greensboro, North Carolina, has locations in ten mostly southern states.

Cookout’s corporate office announced the opening via a tweet, which was re-tweeted over 500 times in recent days.

According to a previous report by Eagle Eye TV, the chain plans on opening about two other Auburn-area locations in the coming years.

The chain’s other Alabama locations, according to their website, are in Tuscaloosa and Jacksonville.