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Chick-fil-A (Finally!) Reopens its Doors in New York City

Chick-fil-A Inc. employees prepares chicken sandwiches for guests attending a friends and family event ahead of it's grand opening in New York, U.S., on Friday, October 2, 2015.  Photographer:  Michael Nagle/BloombergChick-fil-A Inc. employees prepares chicken sandwiches for guests attending a friends and family event ahead of it's grand opening in New York, U.S., on Friday, October 2, 2015.  Photographer:  Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
Operations inside Chick-fil-A's Manhattan location.Photograph by Michael Nagle — Bloomberg via Getty Images

Chick-fil-A has finally reopened its doors at its one and only New York City location.

After an inspection by the NYC Department of Health on Christmas Eve, the fried chicken restaurant rang in the new year with closed doors. Chick-fil-A chose to voluntarily shut down on Wednesday, Dec. 30 when officials cited it with six health code violations just months after its highly anticipated grand opening in October.

A sign at the location informed customers that it would reopen bright and early Monday morning. Unfortunately, when Monday came around, the company issued a press release announcing that the reopening would be delayed because it still had “a little more work to complete.”

CNBC reports that the restaurant resumed operations at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the company told the news station, “There were six violations on the last health inspection, so we decided to voluntarily close the restaurant so that the team could focus solely on those issues—primarily the presence of fruit flies,” instead of accepting a “C” rating from the health department.