Yard House was founded in 1996 in Long Beach, California by 4 friends, looking to find good food, good beer, and a place to hang out. The company is now headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
Yard House operates a chain of 65 sports bars/restaurants in 23 states. The company was purchased in 2012 by Darden Restaurants for $585 million. Yard House has plans on expanding to the East Coast in 2016, with the first restaurant opening in Boston, Massachusetts.
The company offers a wide variety of beer, cocktails, even sake. Yard House also has an impressive assortment of food available including sandwiches, pizzas, seafood, tacos, and steaks. The company also offers a kid’s menu as well as a gluten free menu.
Yard House does not offering catering services at this time, however, they do provide Party Platters that can be pre-ordered and picked up from most locations.