This Texas Burger Chain Just Abruptly Shuttered All of Its Locations

San Antonio diner-style burger lovers may need to look elsewhere. A prominent local burger restaurant closed all its outlets overnight.

Learn More

Arrow

Hometown Burger closed all eight of its restaurants permanently around 10 p.m. on Sunday without explanation.

Learn More

Arrow

"We thank you for your business over the years," the company said on its website, confirming its closure. "We'll see you on the flip side."

Learn More

Arrow

Hometown Burger was created in 2016 and opened its eighth Southside store last year, according to My San Antonio. Fresh burgers, onion rings,

Learn More

Arrow

Customers speculated about the chain's unexpected exit from the city's dine-in scene.

Learn More

Arrow

"When a new location opened, ALL the Google reviews complained about one thing: the wait in line," one Redditor commented. 

Learn More

Arrow

Others mentioned the variety of burger locations in the area, the long wait for service even with a few people, and the unhappy-looking personnel.

Learn More

Arrow

Former Hometown Burger workers complained on Indeed.com about underappreciation, understaffing, and overwork. But they liked the complimentary meal.

Learn More

Arrow

"I don't know where else to get a good banana split for $5, and it's a start of summer tradition for me," a user remarked.

Learn More

Arrow

Benny and Lisa Costello, who operate Hometown Burger, also own Tia's Taco Hut, Tio's Tex-Mex, Mr. C's Fried Chicken and Waffles, and Don Benito's Cocina y Cantina

Learn More

Arrow

5 Spiciest Dishes

Catch The Swimming Monkeys

More Stories

Hikes Off The Beaten Trail