Wetzel's Pretzels is a Pasadena, California-based chain of fast-food restaurants. The first Wetzel's Pretzels location opened in 1994 at the South Bay Galleria, in Redondo Beach, California. Today, Wetzel's Pretzels has over 175 locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Philippines, Lebanon and the Middle East. Wetzel's Pretzels is currently owned by private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, who acquired the company in 2007.
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