Could’ve been a Red Lobster or a Longhorn Steakhouse, but Darden Restaurants went the Olive Garden route with the brand-new feeder-side building-in-a-parking-lot the company built in place of the Greenway Inn & Suites — the hotel at 2929 Southwest Fwy. formerly known as the Houstonaire Motor Inn and the Colonel Sanders’ Inn, which was demolished last fall. The signs on the building, which is still under construction, went up yesterday, reports the reader who snapped these pics:
The only other Inner Loop Olive Garden is on OST, across from NRG Park. This one, east of Buffalo Speedway, will have tableside tablet ordering and gameplaying from the get-go.
Here’s the view from Westpark:
- Previously on Swamplot: The Last Days of the Greenway Inn and Suites
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