Sandy's Hamburgers

Sandy's was a hamburger chain founded in Peoria, Illinois in 1956 by four businessmen who originally planned to open a McDonald's franchise. After a disagreement with McDonald's head Ray Kroc, the four men struck out on their own, naming their burger joint Sandy's The chain grew to 121 stores in five states before being merging with Hardee's in 1971. Cincinnati had locations on Glenway Avenue in Western Hills and Beechmont Avenue in Anderson Township. By 1973 most locations had been converted to the Hardee's name, with all locations switched over by 1979.

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