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McAlister’s Deli is set to open in Gainesville. Here’s when and where
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McAlister's Deli is set to open in New Holland in the City Mill Market. - photo by Scott Rogers

Sweet tea enthusiasts will have a new source for their favorite beverage when McAlister’s Deli opens its doors in Gainesville.

Home to handcrafted sandwiches, salads, spuds and its “famous” sweet tea, the Atlanta-headquartered fast food chain is slated to open Jan. 23 at New Holland’s City Mill Market, where Nothing Bundt Cakes and Taco Mac moved in last year. 

McAlister’s Deli

Slated to open: Jan. 23

Where: 1979 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Suite 106, Gainesville

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily

More info: or 470-290-8171

To celebrate the occasion, the location will give the first 100 customers free tea for a year, according to a press release, entitling winners to one free tea per week for 52 consecutive weeks.

The location will feature a pickup window and pickup station for carryout in addition to the dine-in experience and catering options.

Patrons can skip the line by ordering ahead of time via the McAlister’s app or

“We are excited to open our new McAlister’s Deli location in the great town of Gainesville,” Danny Patel, president of franchisee group River Forks, stated in the release. “We look forward to welcoming the local community into our restaurant and sharing our table together!” 

The location will be open 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily.

For more information, call 470-290-8171 or follow the McAlister’s Deli (Gainesville) Facebook page.