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Hopdoddy Burger Bar closes Overton Square location

This is the chain’s first closure of a Hopdoddy Burger Bar since the company was founded in 2010

MEMPHIS, Tennessee —

Memphis has a lot of good burger restaurants, but as of Monday, that number dropped by one.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar at Overton Square has closed permanently. In a statement to Local 24 News, Hopdoddy’s CEO, Jeff Chandler said the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their decision to close.

Chandler said, “Hopdoddy Burger Bar, like many other restaurants and businesses, has been hit hard by the COVID-19 Pandemic. As we work steadfast to ensure the health and safety of both our team members and our business in dealing with challenges presented by this crisis, Hopdoddy Burger Bar has made the difficult decision to permanently close the Overton Square location, as well as a few other select locations most impacted across the country.

It truly breaks our hearts to share this news as it marks the first closures of Hopdoddy Burger Bar since our inception in 2010.

We know it’s hard for our team members and loyal fans to process the fact that they won’t be returning to their restaurant when this crisis is over. We are losing more than a restaurant, we are losing a team and a community that we truly love and value.

This decision was not taken lightly, however, we are confident that by taking this significant step we will strengthen our ability to navigate forward after the virus’ devastating effects have diminished.

The 4 star rating is because the food was really good and all of the staff members we had interactio... n with were great. However, the ordering process needs A LOT of improvement. The whole system is quite strange and seems to waste time.

We thank our local Hopdoddy fans and extend our sincere gratitude to the loyal guests who supported us and our hard-working, passionate and caring team members. You all have made a positive and lasting impact on us and on Hopdoddy that we will carry forward in our hearts and our actions. You will remain at the center of our “Best Today – Better Tomorrow” mantra.”

The Hopdoddy location in east Memphis, at 4585 Poplar Ave., will remain open.

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