Hulk Hogan’s new Clearwater Beach restaurant ‘Hogan’s Hangout’ soft opens this weekend

As soft as it can be for the Hulkster, that is.


It’s pretty common to see WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan walking around Clearwater on any given day. But get ready to see a lot more of him now, brother. Especially since he’s opening a new beachfront restaurant soon. reports Hogan’s newest concept “Hogan’s Hangout” soft opens on Sunday, Dec. 27. This will be Hogan’s second restaurant following Hogan’s Beach located on the Courtney Campbell Causeway, which closed in 2015.

“There’s only one place to hang out on the beach, and that’s right here, at Hogan’s Hangout!,” says the restaurant’s website.

The two-story restaurant is 6,500-sq. ft. and features 29 TVs. Its menu is full of appetizers like poke tuna nachos, a “Nashvillan” flatbread made from spicy glazed Nashville chicken chunks, plus other options including salads, burgers, and pasta.

Hogan’s Hangout is located at 499 Mandalay Ave. in Clearwater Beach. Hours of operation are daily 11 a.m.-3 a.m. The restaurant is currently hiring various staff positions. If interested, apply via their Facebook page.

The road back into the restaurateur ring has been a long one for the Hulkster since he closed Hogan’s Beach five years ago. It was May 2018 when Hogan’s Hangout was first announced, and the spot first started hiring in July 2019. No word if he'll be proselytizing about the coronavirus vaccine though.

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