Shares opened at $27 apiece after the company priced its shares at $19 each on Thursday.
Bojangles makes 80% of its revenue by drive-thru and carry-out orders, according to Yahoo! Finance.
Shares of Bojangles are climbing higher by 2.11% to $24.25 in after-hours trading.
About 11.9 million shares exchanged hands as of 4:38 p.m. ET today.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Bojangles operates 622 restaurants primarily in the Southeast, with nearly two-thirds of its restaurants located in the Carolinas.