There’s An Actual Krusty Krab Restaurant Being Built And It Looks Totally Identical

But it’s a bit of a hike.

1. Harry Potter may have a theme park in Florida but now SpongeBob Squarepants will have a restaurant… in Palestine.

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3. A replica of the show’s Krusty Krab restaurant, run by the curmudgeonly Mr Krabs, is currently under construction in the Middle East by an enterprising Palestinian company called Salta Burgers.

F is for friends who likely gave trademark infringement the finger.

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5. Pretty close, no?

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7. New pictures of the eatery, located in Ramallah, Palestine, have been posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page.

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9. And apparently the Krusty Krab won’t only resemble its animated namesake, but it will also serve items culled from the menu, like the Krabby Patty burger.


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12. With the internet abuzz with excitement for the Krusty Krab’s undersea counterpart, a recent post said that an opening date for the restaurant will be “shortly announced.”

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15. No word yet on whether Squidward will perform a rousing clarinet solo on opening night.

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17. Take me now!

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