Las Vegas' first White Castle closes due to overwhelming demand

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Las Vegas' First White Castle Closes Due To Overwhelming Demand

Watch out, Excalibur Hotel & Casino, there is a new castle on the Las Vegas Strip: a White Castle.

A brand new 24-hour White Castle opened up in Vegas Tuesday afternoon around 2pm, but according to the Daily Mail, they had to close their doors just a day later because they were too busy. The constant stream of customers forced the fast food chain to take a two hour hiatus while they restocked supplies.

They tweeted, "Due to overwhelming demand #whitecastlevegas is currently closed for maintenance and to restock. We will let you know when doors are reopen!"

One White Castle Vice President told the Las Vegas Review-Journal the restaurant was selling burgers at a rate of 4,000 per hour for the first twelve straight hours!

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"We didn't think it was possible," he told them.

However, the V.P. clarified that the location didn't close because they were out of food. Instead, it was to give workers a much needed break and to clean up the facilities. To his knowledge, it was the first time a White Castle closed its doors due to demand.

A part of this particular franchise's appeal, the nearest location to Las Vegas is 1,500 miles away in Missouri. It's possible many Las Vegas customers never even tried a White Castle burger before.

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