CENTER POINT, Ala. (WHNT) – On Tuesday, the popular southern classic, Krystal, will open its first store in six years in Center Point.

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According to, this opening is also the debut of the new, smaller prototype design. It will consist of just a 1,700-square-foot drive-thru — no dining room.

This new design will use 20% less kitchen space and will have three windows, two for drive-thru one for pick-up, online and third-party services.

The Krystals Restaurant president, Thomas Singer, said, “we strategically sought more cost-efficient opportunities to generate a strong sales-to-investment outcome, as well as a design to fast track franchise development.” also says that the company has announced an “aggressive” franchise program, signing on multi-unit operators in the last year.

There will also be music, games and giveaways from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The store will be located at 2408 Center Point Parkway. The first 200 people will receive free Krystals for a week.