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Cheeburger Cheeburger
FoundedSanibel Island, Florida (1986)
FounderBruce Zicari Sr.

Cheeburger Cheeburger is a 1950s-style burger restaurant chain that started on Sanibel Island, Florida, United States, in 1986. They specialize in cheeseburgers, french fries, onion rings, and milkshakes.

The first international chain opened in Kuwait, but has since closed.[citation needed]

There are 17 locations across the United States and one in Saudi Arabia.[citation needed]

In 2017, Cheeburger Cheeburger was acquired by Premier Restaurant Group.[1]

Legal matters

When Cheeburger Cheeburger opened a restaurant in Glenview, Illinois, they were sued by Billy Goat Tavern, which had served as the inspiration for the original Olympia Cafe Saturday Night Live parody. An out-of-court settlement was reached wherein the restaurant changed the name of the Glenview location to simply Cheeburger and agreed not to open another restaurant within 125 miles (200 km) of downtown Chicago.[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ "Forever Yogurt parent acquires Cheeburger Cheeburger". Nation's Restaurant News. 2017-11-16. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  2. ^ "Billy Goat, Cheeburger Cheeburger settle suit". Nation's Restaurant News. January 5, 2004. p. 78.
  3. ^ Napolitano, Jo (December 10, 2003). "Midwest Illinois Cheeseburger Lawsuit". The New York Times. Retrieved July 1, 2009.

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