The World’s Largest, Most French Fry-Box-Shaped McDonald’s Is Now Closed

McDonald’s lost its biggest restaurant in the world last night. Which sounds like a sad thing, to folks who value size and fried potato shapes, probably, but don’t fret — an even larger location is in the works.

The famous French fry-box-shaped McDonalds in Orange County, FL shut its doors permanently at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.

It’s reportedly the biggest McDonald’s known to man (aliens have yet to weigh in) and has fed millions of hungry mouths since it opened in 1976. And it wasn’t all cheeseburgers and neon green pickles that you swore you asked not to receive at this location, either: bowling, slides, and video games were also said to be popular activities at this Golden Arches outpost.

Lest your tears overwhelm you, you should know that a so-called state-of-the-art and apparently larger replacement is in the works nearby, with an expected debut of February.

In the meantime, if you work at the world’s smallest McDonald’s, we’d love to hear from you.

World’s largest McDonald’s closes as replacement nears opening [Associated Press]