Attention CityCentre shoppers, it's almost time to start lining up for Hopdoddy.
The Austin-based burger chain announced that it will bring its hormone-free burgers, queso, and boozy milkshakes to CityCentre on October 8. Houston's fourth Hopdoddy location also features the restaurant's latest menu that includes dishes such as a hot honey and sage topping for the signature thin-cut fries and a s'mores milkshake.
Known almost as much for its long lines as for its food, Hopdoddy offers an array of patty choices (beef, chicken, tuna, veggie, etc.) with a wide variety of toppings; in addition, the restaurant bakes its buns in-house and offers beverage options that include both a number of Texas craft beers and affordable cocktails. All of these factors have made the rapidly expanding burger chain a runaway success since Houston's first Hopdoddy opened on Memorial Day weekend in 2016 at River Oaks District.
Since then, Hopdoddy has added outposts in Vintage Park and Rice Village. A fifth location will open in Braun Enterprises' Heights Waterworks development in either late 2018 or early 2019. A sixth location will join Snooze at the 820 Bay Area Blvd. project in Webster.
New locations aren't the only sign of the restaurant's success. The company donates $1 from each Goodnight Burger (pictured above) to local charities. In just over two years, it has raised over $120,000 for The Periwinkle Foundation, Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, and the Texas chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. And that's just one burger.
Dining at CityCentre has been on an upswing in the past couple of years thanks to additions like the General Public and International Smoke, the new concept from celebrity chef Michael Mina and lifestyle guru Ayesha Curry. Hopdoddy's arrival offers diners another reason to brave the complex's problematic parking.