'Virtual restaurant' Burger Dandy launches in Franklin

Burger Dandy launched in Franklin on Feb. 10. (Courtesy Burger Dandy)
Burger Dandy launched in Franklin on Feb. 10. (Courtesy Burger Dandy)

Burger Dandy launched in Franklin on Feb. 10. (Courtesy Burger Dandy)

Burger Dandy, a delivery- and to-go-only business, launched Feb. 10 from the kitchen of Americana Taphouse in downtown Franklin.

The "virtual restaurant" offers a selection of hamburgers, fries, shakes and bottled soda through delivery services, including DoorDash, Grubhub and UberEats. Customers can also pick up orders at Americana Taphouse, located at 94 E. Main St., Franklin, according to a release from restaurant group A. Marshall Hospitality.


The concept for the business comes from the need to utilize unused kitchen space caused by fewer diners due to the coronavirus pandemic

“We felt like there was an opening in the Williamson County area for an old-fashioned burger and fries joint,” A. Marshall Hospitality CEO Andy Marshall said in a release. “Burger Dandy will fill this gap while also meeting the demand by consumers for more pickup and delivery options that has been driven by the COVID-19 market." https://burgerdandy.com
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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