Texas-Based Mooyah Burgers Opens First San Diego Location

January 30, 2023

Texas-based Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes, which currently has over 100 locations around the globe, is ready to unveil its first of 15 restaurants planned for San Diego. 

Founded in Plano, TX, in 2007 by Rich Hicks & Todd Istre, Mooya Burgers Fries & Shakes is now a franchise with over 100 locations in 20 U.S. states and nine countries in North America and the Middle East. Mooyah offers a menu centered around made-to-order, 100% Angus beef burgers, all natural turkey burgers, and Dr. Praeger’s black bean vegan burgers, all served on non-GMO potato and multi-grain buns that are baked in-house daily. Other offerings include Hebrew National hot dogs, real ice cream shakes, and hand-cut French fries that undergo a 24-hour, six-part cooking process. 

The first San Diego location of Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes will open on February 13 on El Camino Real in Carlsbad. Operated by franchisee Ash El, the restaurant will hold a grand opening celebration on Saturday, February 25, with giveaways and live entertainment. More than 15 additional Mooyah eateries are planned for San Diego County, including several drive-thru locations. 

Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes opens at 11am on February 13 at 2540 El Camino Real, Suite A, in San Diego's North County community of Carlsbad. For more information, visit mooyah.com.