Happy Joe’s Family Fun Center

Joe Witty created Happy Joe’s in 1972 in Davenport, Iowa, which has since grown to 3 corporate and forty-two franchise sites in the Midwest. The firm invented the taco pizza—topped with roasted lettuce, bean sauce, taco-seasoned beef, tomatoes, sausage, and chips. Pasta, Specialty pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and hand-dipped frozen yogurt are also available.


The creator of taco pizza intends to expand to Northern Texas in 2023.Black-owned, three-person company group Happy Joe’s American Pizza and Ice Cream’s newest franchisee leads the expansion. The pizza parlor´s first minority franchisee is HJ SMS OpCo, LLC. The restaurant will expand to Cedar Hill, Grand Prairie, or Arlington, three Texas cities with 40% or higher ethnic populations. 

Happy Joe’s Family Fun Center

In a few days, Happy Joe’s American Pizza  & Ice Cream will open a huge Family Entertainment Centre point. Red Lion Hotel near Fall Creek Road and 76 Country Blvd. The Chief Happiness Officer Tom Sacco and the CEO says that they are excited about continuing Happy Joe’s expansion within Missouri. Franchisee Satish Pardeshi has performed so well at our other site.


This, in St. Pete’s, and we trust his capacity to bring so much more smiles to Branson. Our unique pizzas plus Family Fun Center make us a new go-to for any occasion. Additionally, displaying it in Branson would promote Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream establishments to Southerners touring the entertainment hotspot!

Among the company’s 3 franchisees, Rickey McBride stated, We’re pleased to have joined the initial minority group of Happy Joe’s. All owners want to create jobs in minority communities. McBride and the other co-founder grew up inside the Quad Cities of Illinois & Iowa at Happy Joe’s, celebrating birthdays, teams, and family and friends. They would want to bring the brand to Texas because of their childhood recollections of the family-friendly and joyous atmosphere.