(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- Dunkin' Donuts opened its first traditional stores in California on Tuesday, bringing its full assortment of coffee and baked goods to West Coast residents for the first time.
"Today we continue to celebrate our highly anticipated expansion to California, starting with the opening of our new restaurants in Modesto and Santa Monica," said Paul Twohig, President of Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada.
The company plans to open approximately 200 new restaurants in California over the next several years, and perhaps over 1,000 in the long-term.
Dunkin', an East Coast staple, had locations in California, but the new restaurants are the brand's first "full expression locations on the West Coast."
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