Quick Note: Defunct Bristol Restaurants is a series of former defunct restaurants from the most recent to the long gone past. Stay tuned for more.
At one time, Burger Chef had over 1,000 locations — including Bristol — and rivaled McDonalds.
The chain also introduced several fast-food staples to the industry, including kids’ meals with toys.
However, they were doomed by bad business practices, and Burger Chef was sold to Hardee’s in 1981.
The final restaurant to occupy the building was Frankies.
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