Doug Guller, who owns 11 locations of the Hooters competitor in Texas, Oklahoma and North Carolina, purchased the ghost town from a Craigslist listing.
“Bikinis, TX will be a world class destination and I am thrilled to expand the Bikinis brand to include town ownership. There can’t be a better way to put Bikinis on the map…Literally,” Guller said in a July 17 press release.
Guller had been searching for the perfect little town to locate his breastaurant paradise for a year and a half before he found Bankersmith online.
The sports bar’s newest location will span the entire length of the two-acre town, and will host its first event in the fall.
Mayor Guller told Eater Austin that the town will be the home to a “Bikinis Ranch” style location, complete with a kiddie pool, camping area and a spot to park your RV.
Guller has big plans for Bikinis, Texas — he hopes it will become a destination, and maybe even be a town with the most bars per square foot.
“We want it to be a big playground,” Guller said. “We’re going to have some live music and put in a dance hall.”
Currently, the only buildings in town are the post office and a general store, in which Guller plans to house a Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill “retrospective.”
Right now, Guller is focused on writing up the Bikinis Declaration of Independence and the Bikinis Bill of Rights — and even marking up “Bikinis bucks.”
While Bikinis will be open some weekends this fall, it won’t be open year-round until next spring, so you’ll have plenty of time to figure out your travel plans and exchange your American currency for Bikinis bucks.