Trump Burger Texas Restaurant Sparks Hilarious Responses Online
On Friday, July 29, the Trump Burger restaurant in Bellville, Texas sparked a lot of reactions after being the subject of an article by the Houston Chronicle. As the name suggests, the restaurant serves as a monument to former US President Donald Trump.
The front of the location features a large circular sign of the 45th US President, which appears to have been inspired by one of his campaign buttons. Signage added to the front of the location features the 76-year-old New York native in a “thumbs up” pose with the American flag behind him.
Following the media coverage of the restaurant, a legion of Internet users reacted to the establishment which pays tribute to the former president. Several tweets also joked about how the restaurant’s burgers will be served with Russian dressing.
This is a clear reference to allegations of possible links between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is accused of influencing the 2016 US presidential election.
Netizens react to Trump Burger restaurant in Texas
As reports of the Trump Burger went viral, pro-democracy Twitter users joked that the restaurant had overcharged its menu items, while others referenced the allegations against the former president.
While most of the responses ridiculed the restaurant owner’s decision to pay tribute to Donald Trump, pro-Republican netizens voiced their support and tweeted photos of themselves in the restaurant.
Trump Burger restaurant in Texas (details explored)
According to the Houston Chronicle, the restaurant is owned by second-generation Lebanese-American Roland Beainy. It seems his whole family is pro-Donald Trump. In his statement to the publication, Beainy explained why he loves the former president.
The restaurant owner said:
“Being an immigrant from a place where everything is bad and where you work for almost $200, you see someone like him supporting the country and improving the economy. Me, being an entrepreneur, I appreciate what ‘he did.”
The “About” section of the Trump Burger restaurant website praises Donald Trump.
“We are passionate Trump supporters who believe in MAKE AMERICA GREATER. It is through the VALUES Trump STANDS for that we have the opportunity to thrive! We look forward to Trump’s re-election in 2024, and we encourage COLLECTIVE support because we believe he is the man who can lead and unite our beautiful nation!God bless the United States of America.
The trendy restaurant is located on South Front Street, Bellville, Texas and caters to the local public as a burger joint with takeout and takeout. According to the joint’s official website, the restaurant opened in 2020.
Some of the more popular food options customers can try onsite include the Trump Burger (available for $10.99) and the Trump Tower (available for $13.99). The latter doubles the amount of beef patty and slices of cheese from the former.
Trump Burger also features a fictional menu item based on Democratic Party member and current President Joe Biden. The item is called Biden burger and costs $50.99.
The menu item description reads:
“1 oz of beef, topped with tomato lettuce (not fresh) and our old buns (not available for cheating reasons).”
In two years, the restaurant has earned a 4.2-star rating with 647 Google reviews. The rating is not surprising, since the majority of Texas citizens are pro-Republican.
According to Politico, approximately 11,447 citizens of Austin County (which includes the city where the restaurant is located, i.e. Bellville) voted for Trump. This constitutes 78.7 percent of the county’s votes.