Wuv’s Hamburgers, Not Just Another South Florida Burger Chain

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“We wuv Wuv’s…and we’d love you to wuv Wuv’s with us!” “A Fresh Idea in Fast Food” “Get Fresh at Wuv’s” Any of those sound familiar to you? Well, if you were around from 1976 through 1981 then there’s a pretty good chance you’ll remember Wuv’s Hamburgers. Wuv’s was founded by Jack Penrod (Nikki Beach) […]

Burger King & The First 10 Miami Locations #ThrowbackThursday

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If you live in Miami and drive with any frequency to the Airport or Miami Beach, I will assume you’ve seen the giant Burger King building located right off of the Dolphin Expressway(SR836) on the NW 57th Street exit. I would also like to assume that you know that Burger King has been headquartered in […]

Royal Castle’s Royal Carousel #tbt #throwbackthursday

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There is only one Royal Castle Restaurant left from the Miami chain. It’s located at 2700 NW 79th Street and still open 24 hours a day. Royal Castle was founded by William Singer in 1938 way before Burger King opened up its first Miami outpost in 1954. It was the original Miami Chain. In April of […]

Who Remembers Rudy’s Sirloin SteakBurgers?

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Rudy’s Sirloin SteakBurgers were a chain of Burger joints in South Florida from 1984 to 1991 (the last year I remember seeing one open). Douglas Rudolph was the man who brought Wendy’s to Miami-Dade County in November of 1977, later sold off those 22 Wendy’s south florida locations in 1983 and founded Rudy’s in 1984. Rudy’s was a hybrid of […]

The Last Royal Castle Is In Miami #tbt

Posted on 16 CommentsPosted in BB Approved, Gladview, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Visits, Visits by Burger Beast

It’s unbelievable to think that the Royal Castle chain at its peak in the late 1960s had 179 locations throughout Florida, Georgia and Louisiana, 40 of which were in Dade, Broward & Monroe counties. Now, there is one Royal Castle left at 2700 NW 79th Avenue. There’s been a recent update on the lighted menu […]