Recent News

  • Tumbleweed Closes Turfway Road Location

    Louisville, KY (December 9, 2013) - Citing continued soft sales, officials at Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill and Margarita Bar announced the closing of their location at 7484 Turfway Road in Florence, KY, effective today...Read More

  • Terry Meiners cheesy dental habits, Tumbleweed style!
  • Local Celebrities to Serve Up Awareness and Raise Money for Special Olympics at Tumbleweed's Waterfront Location

    Louisville, KY (November 7, 2013) - Don't be surprised if a familiar face takes your margarita order or brings you your grilled steak tacos on your next visit to Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar....Read More

  • Tumbleweed Hosted Golf Scramble for the American Red Cross

    Louisville, KY (September 18, 2013) - On Tuesday, September 17, Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar hosted its second-annual golf scramble........Read More

  • Angie Fenton prepares to take the plunge
  • Angie Fenton prepares for Polar Bear Plunge with Tumbleweed
  • Taking a Plunge for Philanthropy

    Spring is exactly one month away, but before the weather becomes warmer, the “Biggest Chill In Town” is set to sweep the Ohio River this Saturday........Click to Read More

  • Tumbleweed turns to social media for Margarita Day Contest

    Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar, owned by Louisville-based Tumbleweed Restaurants Inc., is celebrating National Margarita Day Friday with a social media photo contest........Click to Read More

  • Tumbleweed looks to catering operations for boost revenue

    Tumbleweed Restaurants Inc. executives are looking outside the chain’s restaurants to boost sales in 2013.

    Faced with declining same-store sales and traffic, officials with the Louisville-based company are increasing their emphasis on its catering business, which started on a small scale in 2010........Click to Read More

  • Riverfront Restaurants Prepare for Large Thunder Crowds

    Restaurants on both sides of the Ohio River have finalized plans for this weekend's Thunder Over Louisville fireworks and air show event that draws hundreds of thousands of spectators........Click to Read More

  • Tumbleweed participates in Louisville Wedding Network's summer wedding show
  • Shelbyville restaurant manager wins Tumbleweed Restaurant’s highest award, General Manager of the Year

    SHELBYVILLE, Ky. – Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill and Margarita Bar has named the manager of its Shelbyville location the 2012 General Manager of the Year. Charmayne Brunker was announced the winner of the award at the annual awards ceremony on Feb. 2..........Read More

  • Tumbleweed to host two job fairs to recruit managers for Louisville-area restaurants.

    LOUISVILLE, KY - Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar will host two job fairs to recruit managers for its 12 Louisville and Southern Indiana area restaurants on Wednesday, June 15th from 2:00-7:00pm and Tuesday, June 28th from 4:00-9:00pm.........Read More

  • Tom Dhom named Tumbleweed General Manager of the Year.

    LOUISVILLE, KY - February 16, 2011 - Tom Dhom of Henderson, KY, was named a 2010 Tumbleweed Restaurants General Manager of the Year at an awards gala on February 5, 2011........Read More

  • Denise Townsend named Tumbleweed General Manager of the Year.

    LOUISVILLE, KY - February 16, 2011 - Denise Townsend, a South Fulton, TN native, was named a 2010 Tumbleweed Restaurants Café General Manager of the Year at an awards gala on February 5, 2011.........Read More

  • Kroger stores to carry Tumbleweed Southwest Grill Salsa.

    Next week, regional Kroger stores will begin carrying Tumbleweed Southwest Grill Salsa. The salsa, which will be available in both hot and mild flavors, will begin appearing on.......Read More

  • Tumbleweed Polar Bear Plunge raises $18,000 for Special Olympics.

    Louisville, Ky. - Tumbleweed Restaurants raised over $18,000 for Special Olympics through its annual Polar Bear Plunge event, held last Saturday at Tumbleweed on the.......Read More

  • Robert "Bob" McCoy named Tumbleweed General Manager of the Year

    Louisville, KY - February 20, 2010 - Bob McCoy of Memphis, IN was named a 2009 Tumbleweed Restaurants General Manager of the Year at an awards gala on February 6, 2010

    Tumbleweed recognizes top General Managers from restaurants throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio each year. One GM from.......Read More

  • Denise Townsend named Tumbleweed General Manager of the Year

    Louisville, KY - February 20, 2010 - Denise Townsend of Louisville, KY was named a 2009 Tumbleweed Restaurants General Manager of the Year at an awards gala on February 6, 2010.

    Tumbleweed recognizes top General Managers from restaurants throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio each year. One GM from.......Read More

  • Jeremy Sons named Tumbleweed General Manager of the Year

    Louisville, KY - February 20, 2010 - Jeremy Sons of Seymour, IN was named a 2009 Tumbleweed Restaurants General Manager of the Year at an awards gala on February 6, 2010

    Tumbleweed recognizes top General Managers from restaurants throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio each year. One GM from.......Read More

  • Tumbleweed On-the-Waterfront Set to Launch New "Dockside Carryout Service" with Free Food for all Boaters Memorial Day

    Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of boating season, and Tumbleweed Southwest Grill aims to grow a bit of business from those recreating on the Ohio River this year by diving in with a new Dockside Carryout Service.....Read More

  • Tumbleweed's Margarita Madness Winner Receives Trip To Mexico and Tumbleweed For a Year

    Tumbleweed Southwest Grill has announced the winner of their Margarita Madness contest. Jennifer Farrell of PeeWee Valley won the online portion of the contest, winning a trip for two to Mexico and free Tumbleweed for a year.....Read More

  • Tumbleweed Raises $9,000 For Charity Despite Tough Economic Times

    Tumbleweed Southwest Grill presented a check to the Kentucky Special Olympics for $9,000 during their initial hosting of the Polar Bear Plunge - an annual event which raises money for the Special Olympics.....Read More

  • Tumbleweed All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast To Aid Deserving Family

    The team at Tumbleweed's Shelbyville location will be donating all proceeds of an All-You-Can-Eat pancake breakfast to the family of former server Jennifer Wilmouth.

    A 24-year-old mother of two, Jennifer passed away suddenly in November, due to a brain aneurism. Jennifer's sister, Amanda Wilmouth who has two children of her own, took in Jennifer's three-year-old girl and five-year-old boy. The Shelbyville team helped make the family's Christmas much brighter than it would've been, with each employee donating gifts as well as many guests who had known of the situation.......Read More

  • Tumbleweed Announces General Manager of The Year

    Eric Downs of Maysville, Kentucky was named the 2007 Tumbleweed Restaurants General Manager of the Year at an awards gala on March 8, 2008 in Louisville.

    Tumbleweed recognizes top General Managers each year from units throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. One GM is selected annually as the General Manager.....Read More

  • Tumbleweed Taps Largest Franchisee as President and CEO

    Directors of Tumbleweed Restaurants, Inc. today announced the appointment of Matthew T. Higgins as its new President and CEO. Higgins, a 26-year veteran of the Tumbleweed system, replaces Terry Smith who resigned after 7 years in the position.

    Higgins, 45, served most recently as President and CEO of TW-Indiana, LLC, the largest franchisee of the 61-unit Tumbleweed Southwest Grill chain......Read More