The Happiest Accident in Restaurant History
From humble beginnings to worldwide success
Back in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, six businessmen with no restaurant experience whatsoever got together to open a place they couldn’t get kicked out of. True story.
More than three decades later, the Hooters brand has grown into an international sensation, with more than 420 Hooters in 29 countries. How do you say Hooters in all those languages? Here’s a hint. It’s just Hooters.
for a good time
Sometimes you hit on a big idea by accident—just by putting the stuff you love all in one place. Craveable food, cold beer, and all the sports you could possibly watch on wall-to-wall big screen TVs. And let’s not forget the Hooters Girls. It all seems so simple, we can’t believe nobody else ever thought of it.Get a taste of our menu
All-American fun in 29 countries
Hooters of America, LLC, is the proud franchisor and operator of more than 420 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 29 countries. Throughout the years, we’ve been delighted to rescue millions from the ordinary with our one-of-a-kind hospitality and consistently good food. And though we didn’t expect the crazy growth we’ve had, we’ll keep not trying to not mess it up.