Sorry, Hooters fans! Locations are closing; 2 restaurants near Louisville among dozens closed

Reports are popping up all over the country of Hooters restaurants shuttering their doors unexpectedly.

According to an initial report from Nation's Restaurant News, abrupt closures were surfacing in multiple markets Sunday evening from Louisville to Bryan, Texas, and Lakeland, Fla.

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Here's what you need to know:

Did Hooters close locations near me in 2024?

Yes. Nation's Restaurant News noted about 40 stores have closed around the U.S. and received confirmation via a statement from the company on Monday morning, which read:

"Like many restaurants under pressure from current market conditions, Hooters has made the difficult decision to close a select number of underperforming stores. Ensuring the well-being of our staff is our priority in these rare instances. With new Hooters restaurants opening domestically and internationally, new Hooters frozen products launching at grocery stores, and the Hooters footprint expanding into new markets with both company and franchise locations, this brand of 41 years remains highly resilient and relevant. We look forward to continuing to serve our guests at home, on the go and at our restaurants here in the U.S. and around the globe.”

A sign on the door of the Hooters on Airport Road in Warwick notes the restaurant has closed indefinitely.
A sign on the door of the Hooters on Airport Road in Warwick notes the restaurant has closed indefinitely.

Did Hooters close locations in Indiana?

Yes, the Hooters location is closed at 941 E. Lewis and Clark Parkway in Clarksville. There is no longer a working link to the store's website, and social media pages have been deleted.

Did Hooters close locations near Louisville, Ky.?

Yes, the Hooters location is closed at 4948 Dixie Highway in Louisville. There is no longer a working link to the store's website, and social media pages have been deleted. The Clarksville store is also just across the Kentucky-Indiana border near Louisville.

Chris Sims is a digital content producer for Midwest Connect Gannett. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisFSims.

This article originally appeared on Journal Star: Hooters closing 2024: Restaurant locations closed near Kentucky, Indiana

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