Fuddruckers, one of Riverchase Galleria’s original tenants is returning

Riverchase Galleria
Riverchase Galleria and the Food Court. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Hamburger lovers rejoice! Fuddruckers, the legendary 1980s burger joint, is returning to the Riverchase Galleria. 

According to the Hoover Sun, the hamburger chain is opening a new location this summer at the Riverchase Galleria food court in a 1,100 square foot space next to Popeyes. 

Fun Alabama Facts About Fuddruckers

Here are a few fun facts about Fuddruckers:

  • Fuddruckers was one of Riverchase Galleria’s first outparcel restaurants in 1986. The restaurant lasted about a decade, according to Bhamwiki
  • The new store is Fuddruckers first storefront in the state of Alabama in years

10 New Fuddruckers Nationwide

Fuddruckers return to Birmingham was made possible when the company signed leases with Brookfield Properties—owner of Riverchase Galleria—to open 10 new Fuddruckers locations at malls nationwide. The deal was made with Black Titan Franchise Systems, LLC—the company that recently purchased Fuddruckers and its 85 existing locations. 

“We are excited to partner with Brookfield Properties (owner of the Galleria), expanding our geographic footprint across the country and making Fuddruckers accessible to an even greater number of guests”

Nicholas Perkins, Chief Executive Officer of Fuddruckers

The company anticipates hiring 150 employees per location.

Did this story make you hungry for a burger? Check out Bham Now’s latest guide on the Best Burgers in Birmingham: 

Our guide to 27 + of the best local burgers in Birmingham

Owner of the World’s Greatest Hamburgers® title—we can’t wait to try out and compare Fuddruckers to The Magic City’s best burger joints.

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Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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