PJ’s expansion plans include Gonzales, N.O.

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans plans to open five new locations this year, including a store in Gonzales, the company announced Thursday.

The Gonzales location will be in the Eastbank Shopping Center, located at 402 W. La. 30, Suite A, according to the company. Owner Mateusz Dabrowski, who worked at other PJ’s while attending Southeastern University, is expected to open the new location in August.

PJ’s other planned 2013 openings include four New Orleans area locations: Ochsner Medical Center’s main campus, the Pontchartrain Hotel, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and Canal Boulevard.

PJ’s opened 14 new locations since in the last 16 months, including a spot in L’Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge.