Chicken & Rice Guys aims to open its fourth bricks-and-mortar restaurant in a former Cheeseboy franchise location at 280 Washington St. in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood sometime next week.

The restaurant was originally slated for a Jan. 21 opening.

“Sometimes one has to be patient with these hatchings,” Chicken & Rice Guys wrote in a message on Twitter. “Looks like we’ll be coming out of the shell next week!”

Chicken & Rice Guys is targeting Feb. 23 for an opening date, but…