Five Guys and Burgersmith, two of Lafayette's newest burger joints, may soon get some pretty serious south Lafayette competition.

grub dallas location
The planned Lafayette Grub Burger Bar will be designed to fit the style and architecture of Parc Lafayette; above is the company's Dallas restaurant.

Grub Burger Bar, founded in College Station, Texas, in early 2012, has chosen Lafayette for its first expansion into Louisiana. A 4,700-square-foot restaurant is slated to open late next year in Parc Lafayette, on the vacant property next to La Marquise department store. If all goes as planned, the Lafayette Grub Burger Bar will offer a 450-square-foot patio area, according to Adam Smith, director of development for Foremark Real Estate Services out of Dallas. Foremark provides development and site selection services to Grub Burger Bar.

grub interiorGrub Burger Bar has single locations in College Station, Houston and Dallas and has a restaurant under construction in Atlanta. One is also planned for Midland, Texas, Smith tells ABiz.

Each location has its own identity, and the Lafayette store will be designed to fit the architecture of Parc Lafayette. “They are very good at tailoring the look to an individual development,” Smith says.

Smith notes that Grub Burger was founded as an answer to “pretty tired and old [burger] concepts," and while the service is quick-casual (you order at the counter), it is a sit-down eatery with a full bar.

grubburger map

RMay 140107 5006Gruburg
Grub Burger Bar is planning to build its first Louisiana store in Lafayette on vacant property next to La Marquise on Kaliste Saloom Road. See map for specific location.

Grub Burger's main menu offers a number of certified Angus beef burgers (Smith suggests the Texas Luau and OMG, which is loaded with chili, onions and French fries), along with salmon, tuna, chickpea/eggplant, turkey and chicken burgers. Grub also has salads and sides like Black Bean & Charred Corn Medley and onion rings made with Shiner Bock that are hand-battered and deep fried and served with chipotle ketchup. At least eight varieties of milkshakes are offered. Spiked milkshakes? You bet. There are six of those.

View the menu here.

Grub’s co-founders, Jimmy Loup and Tom Kenney, are ex-Outback Steakhouse joint venture partners. The duo also co-founded Napa Flats Wood-Fired Kitchen in College Station.

To post a comment, please log into your IND account. If you do not have an account, click the "register" button to create one. Facebook comments can be used as an alternative to creating an account at theIND.com.

feed-image RSS Feed
Loading
Chart
ABiz Stock Watch
o Home Bancorp 20.05 ▼0.07 (-0.35%)
o Frank's International 25.90 ▲1.24 (5.03%)
o IberiaBank Corp 67.34 ▲0.68 (1.02%)
o LHC Group 21.32 ▲0.22 (1.04%)
o MidSouth Bancorp 16.37 ▼0.06 (-0.37%)
o Petroquest Energy 5.68 ▲0.24 (4.41%)
o PHI Inc. 42.50 ▲0.60 (1.43%)
o Superior Energy 31.30 ▼0.33 (-1.04%)
o Stone Energy 46.33 ▲0.73 (1.60%)
o Teche Holding 77.49 ▲0.67 (0.87%)
o Facebook Inc. 58.94 ▼0.78 (-1.31%)
o Twitter Inc. 45.01 ▲0.59 (1.33%)
o Gannett 26.87 ▲0.23 (0.86%)
NYSE:HBCP

Home Bancorp

Company ID [NYSE:HBCP] Last trade:20.05 Trade time:3:59PM EDT Value change:▼0.07 (-0.35%)
NYSE:FI

Frank's International

Company ID [NYSE:FI] Last trade:25.90 Trade time:4:00PM EDT Value change:▲1.24 (5.03%)
NYSE:IBKC

IberiaBank Corp

Company ID [NYSE:IBKC] Last trade:67.34 Trade time:3:59PM EDT Value change:▲0.68 (1.02%)
NYSE:LHCG

LHC Group

Company ID [NYSE:LHCG] Last trade:21.32 Trade time:4:00PM EDT Value change:▲0.22 (1.04%)
NYSE:MSL

MidSouth Bancorp

Company ID [NYSE:MSL] Last trade:16.37 Trade time:4:03PM EDT Value change:▼0.06 (-0.37%)
NYSE:PQ

Petroquest Energy

Company ID [NYSE:PQ] Last trade:5.68 Trade time:4:03PM EDT Value change:▲0.24 (4.41%)
NYSE:PHII

PHI Inc.

Company ID [NYSE:PHII] Last trade:42.50 Trade time:2:37PM EDT Value change:▲0.60 (1.43%)
NYSE:SPN

Superior Energy

Company ID [NYSE:SPN] Last trade:31.30 Trade time:4:04PM EDT Value change:▼0.33 (-1.04%)
NYSE:SGY

Stone Energy

Company ID [NYSE:SGY] Last trade:46.33 Trade time:4:03PM EDT Value change:▲0.73 (1.60%)
NYSE:TSH

Teche Holding

Company ID [NYSE:TSH] Last trade:77.49 Trade time:4:02PM EDT Value change:▲0.67 (0.87%)
NYSE:FB

Facebook Inc.

Company ID [NYSE:FB] Last trade:58.94 Trade time:4:00PM EDT Value change:▼0.78 (-1.31%)
NYSE:TWTR

Twitter Inc.

Company ID [NYSE:TWTR] Last trade:45.01 Trade time:4:00PM EDT Value change:▲0.59 (1.33%)
NYSE:GCI

Gannett

Company ID [NYSE:GCI] Last trade:26.87 Trade time:4:03PM EDT Value change:▲0.23 (0.86%)
Advertisement

Read the Flipping Paper!

Click Here for the Entire Print Version of
ABiz
 
Advertisement
Advertisement