Texas-based burger joints Hopdoddy Burger Bar and Grub Burger Bar are joining forces as the HiBar Hospitality Group, bringing the total number of restaurants in Texas to 31, with another 19 locations elsewhere, according to a newly released group press release. form.
Hopdoddy, an Austin-based burger restaurant, officially entered into a definitive agreement on Thursday to acquire Grub Burger Bar in Bryan, according to the statement.
The merger, backed by L Catterton, hopes to see immediate and rapid expansion both in Texas and out of state, according to the release. Grub currently operates in places including Texas, Georgia and Florida, while Hopdoddy sells its burgers and beer in five states.
While Hopdoddy, which runs a restaurant in the West 7th neighborhood of Fort Worth, focuses on burgers and beers, Grub offers burgers, sandwiches, milkshakes, craft cocktails, beer and wine.
Grub has a restaurant at 3101 Heritage Trace Parkway in Fort Worth.