GetGo Café + Market Opens First New Build Featuring a Drive-Thru

Also, Thorntons opens a new Chicagoland location in Riverwoods.

February 03, 2023

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—GetGo Café + Market, which is owned and operated by Giant Eagle Inc., announced the opening of its newest location in Mentor, Ohio.

“This location is unique as it’s our first GetGo built from the ground up to feature a drive-thru,” said Brandon Daniels, public relations manager, GetGo. “We’re all about fresh food, and with this drive-thru lane, we’re thrilled to bring the Mentor community our delicious made-to-order menu with the convenience you’d expect from GetGo.”

In honor of the new location, GetGo presented a donation to Hunger Network, an emergency food distribution and recovery organization, during the grand-opening celebration yesterday. To supplement this donation, GetGo also announced a “Buy a Sub, Share the Love” initiative in which $1 of every sub purchased in the month of February will be donated to Hunger Network (up to $2,500).

Meanwhile, Thorntons has announced the opening of its newest store, located in Riverwoods, Illinois, north of Chicago. The company now operates a total of 88 stores in Illinois, 68 of which are in Chicagoland.

The 4,400-square-foot facility is set on 1.69 acres. Amenities include 16 fueling positions, LED lighting, self-checkout, freshly made burritos and sandwiches and a variety of top-of-the-line beverages, including bean-to-cup coffee and fountain beverages.

During the grand-opening celebration today, Thorntons leadership will present Northern Illinois Food Bank with a $2,500 donation. This contribution is in honor of the new store opening and is part of Thorntons’ ongoing commitment to help feed the hungry in all of the communities where it operates.