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10 Hooters Copycat Restaurants For Dudes

Hooters looks PG compared to some of these other “breast-erants”

When Hooters began making waves in the 1990s as a sports bar with sexily-dressed women serving their customers, many other businesses tried to copy and improve the business model. As more of these restaurants began to surface, people used a new term to discuss them: breastaurant.

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Breastaurants typically follow the Hooters mold, using suggestive names and decorating the restaurant in a style typical of a sports bar.

The servers are all women who wear revealing clothes and typically flirt with customers. Of course, these restaurants always have alcohol in spades.

While Hooters maintains its status as the most famous of these businesses, those in the know believe it is just the tip of the iceberg and that better breastaurants exist.

But what are the best breastaurants in America, and what do they serve there?

The Best Breastaurants in America

Today, we’ll take a look at some of the best breastaurants America has to offer.


Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill

While some of the best breastaurants in America seemed ashamed of that term, Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill has never shied away from the title, and it even trademarked the word in 2012. 

The business has always had pride in its staff dressed in bikinis, short shorts, and cowboy boots.

It is the prototypical breastaurant, which is why we placed it so high on the list. The bar provides plenty of televisions to watch the big game with your friends with a few beers.

Outside of the atmosphere, the menu has most of the staples you would expect from a sports bar.

Try the wings and burgers when you go, and be sure to wash them down with a cold one.


Show-Me’s

Show-Me’s has a clever name, with the double-entendre referencing the company’s home state of Missouri, the Show Me State.

This restaurant stays close to the Hooters model & menu, with the walls covered in sports bar memorabilia and the wings being a spotlight on the menu. 

You can order wings in 5, 10, 20, or 50-piece combos, and you may choose from several sauces.

These sauces include spicy bbq, cajun dry rub, Asian garlic, honey mustard, and garlic parm.

Aside from the wings, the restaurant also serves several fried appetizers, burgers, and sandwiches. I enjoy their onion rings and fish sandwich in particular.


Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery

Tilted Kilt is most famous for the uniforms its servers wear, featuring a short Scottish kilt and a bra top fashioned to look like a kilt.

The outfit is so popular that the restaurant trademarked it and will not sell it to non-employees. 

But the outfits and the Scottish trappings of the bar aren’t the only things to love about the business.

The pub’s signature wings, like Pirate Anne Bonny, are delicious, mixing a ranch rub, cajun seasoning, and a mango habanero sauce.

The bar has all your favorite ales on tap and bottled, and the burgers always make my mouth water.


Bombshells Restaurant and Bar

Taking a different spin on the breastaurant concept, Bombshells has its staff dressed in uniforms meant to evoke the military.

Truth be told, the outfits are closer to sexy Halloween costumes than regulation uniforms.

But if you enjoy the aesthetic of World War II-era pin-up girls, you will enjoy the look of this business.

The star of the show on the menu is the wings, or Aviators as they call them. They have 14 sauces to try, including cajun dry rub, parmesan and garlic, and sweet chili sauce.

If wings are not your style, I recommend the ribs, which are so tender and tasty that they fall off the bone.


Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke

While Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke does have sexy outfits for its servers, it is one of the few breastaurants more famous for the food than the servers.

As the name may suggest, the business sells Texas-style barbeque. From my experience, this BBQ is well worth the price of admission.

The meats they serve include prime brisket, ribs, chicken, sausage, and pulled pork. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can try their fried catfish.

Outside of the food, they have a lot of beer on tap and have a happy hour from 2 to 7 p.m. I recommend getting there for happy hour and enjoying drinks with your meal.


Cowgirls Espresso

Not all breastaurants attempt to imitate the Hooters and sports bar model.

Cowgirl Espresso is the best example, as this cafe serves coffee instead of typical bar food.

Their staple drink is espresso, as the name implies, but they also have beverages like lattes and mochas. I enjoyed their pastries, which they bake fresh daily.

Each day of the week, Cowgirls has a different theme, so you can always expect something different when you go.

The themes are Military Monday, Cowgirls Tuesday, Bikini Wednesday, School Girl Thursday, and Fantasy Friday. If you need your morning coffee with a side of sexy, this is the place to check out.


Heart Attack Grill

Only in Las Vegas could you find a restaurant like Heart Attack Grill.

This breastaurant specializes in unhealthy food that is high in fat and cholesterol.

The idea behind the name is that you will get a heart attack if you eat there too often.

You may also find your blood pumping when you see the servers, who all wear nurse costumes, just in case.

The restaurant mostly serves burgers. Their patties range from 8 to 64 oz and can reach 16,000 calories.

They cook their Flatliner Fries in pure lard, and customers can even purchase unfiltered cigarettes.

This location on the list of the best breastaurants is certainly not for the faint of heart or the faint of health! 


Ojos Locos

As another unique entry into the breastaurant arena, Ojos Locos ditches the traditional sports bar food to make way for Tex-Mex-inspired dishes.

Of course, those who enjoy breastaurants will not feel out of place while eating at Ojos Locos, as they still have televisions for watching sports, plenty of alcohol on tap, and sexy women serving the food and drinks. 

When you make your way to Ojos Locos, I recommend trying their seafood tacos served with either tilapia or shrimp.

They do also serve burgers with a Tex-Mex flair, including the Tres Jalapenos burger, which their cooks top with fried jalapenos. 


Brick House Tavern + Tap

While it does follow the breastaurant blueprint, Brick House Tavern + Tap takes a lot of cues from modern gastro pubs as well.

This means they take pride in having a more innovative menu than traditional bars. But you will not feel out of place, as the atmosphere still evokes a sports bar, with plenty of televisions.

When you visit, I recommend starting with the Brick House Cheeseburger for your first visit.

But if you are looking for something a little different, the chicken pot pie or chicken and waffles are delicious as well. Be sure to wash it all down with one of the many local craft beers they have on tap.


Mugs N’ Jugs

Our final restaurant on the list is Mugs N’ Jugs, a local business in Florida that has made waves as a popular breastaurant.

This business plays it quite close to the Hooters model, focusing on its attractive waitstaff and wings. 

While the wings are this breastaurant’s showstopper, I would also recommend trying their pizza, as it is a unique menu option for these types of businesses.

While it may sound sacrilegious to say, the company’s salads are also tasty if you are looking for something lower in calories. And, of course, you can always find plenty of drinks on tap.


The Best Breastaurants in America

  1. Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill
  2. Show Me’s
  3. Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery
  4. Bombshells Restaurant and Bar
  5. Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke
  6. Cowgirls Espresso
  7. Heart Attack Grill
  8. Ojos Locos
  9. Brick House Tavern + Tap
  10. Mugs N’ Jugs

Final Thoughts

Breastaurants are an American concept if ever there was one, and the best breastaurants in America will all fill your needs.

Of course, not all these companies come from the same cloth. Places like Cowgirls Espresso or Ojos Locos provide a different spin on the Hooters model, whereas places like Show-Me’s or Tilted Kilt stay true to the classic breastaurant style. 

What more could you want? Watching a big UFC fight with bottomless beer and attractive women around is the perfect idea for a guys’ night out.

I recommend coming with some friends and enjoying the food and atmosphere together. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find your new favorite dining spot. 

Check out other unusual restaurants in America with themes, costumes, and more.

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Written by Rocco Smith

Rocco is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Editing, Writing, and Media. With seven years’ experience in the restaurant industry as a cook, server, bartender, and more, he is deeply passionate about intertwining his fondness for food with his love of language.