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Last Updated: March 27, 2009  

Former Locations

Note: This is not an all inclusive list of locations. All locations listed have been submitted by viewers and/or have been compiled from various resources.     All locations are now CLOSED unless indicated otherwise.

KEY -Styles of Existing Biff-Burger Buildings

   Early Square Box Design
   Port-A-Unit Building with Canopy Roof
   A-Wedge Shaped (Beef Burger and Kenneys)
   Building with Accordian Roof

 
Chain Identifing Tri-Colored Raised Diamond Panels
Chain Identifing Tri-Colored Raised Diamond Panels


Alabama
 Birmingham (Center Point), AL, 1705 Center Point Pkwy , near 17th Ave. NW
    Existing: Gotfryd Podiatry Medical
 Gadsden, AL, 301 N. 12th Street, Agricola Shopping Center
  Located in front of former Gadsden Cinema Theaters
 Mobile, AL, Government Blvd.
 Montgomary, AL, 409 E. South Blvd. (US 80 & 82), near Norman Bridge Rd.
    Existing: Uncle Peter Seafood and BBQ
 Phenix City, AL, 501 13th Street    (Later became a Beef Burger)


Canada  
 Brampton, Corner of Airport Rd. (HWY 7) and Bovaird Dr. East (HWY 10), Ontario, CAN
 Toronto, (The Junction), Corner of Dundas Street West and Annette Street, Ontario, CAN
 Toronto (Etobicoke), Corner of The Queensway and Islington Ave, Ontario, CAN
 Toronto (Scarborough), Lawrence Avenue East, Ontario, CAN
 Toronto (Scarborough), Corner of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Ave. East, Ontario, CAN
 Windsor, Ouellette Avenue, Ontario, CAN


Florida
 Auburndale, FL, 822 Magnolia Ave. (US 92) Corner with Ariana Ave.
   Existing: Pizza Restaurant
 Belle Glade, FL, 248 SW Avenue E., Corner with SW 3rd Street
 Brandon, FL, 825 W. Brandon Blvd. (HWY 60), Near Buckingham Place
   Existing: Village Inn Restaurant and Bakery
 Boynton Beach, FL, North Federal Highway (US 1), Corner with NE 2nd Street
   Existing: CVS Pharmacy
 Brooksville, FL, 701 S. Broad Street (US 41), Across from Benton Ave. (Hernando Plaza)
   Existing: Used Car Dealer
 Clearwater, FL, 2128 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd. (HWY 60), Near S. Main Ave.
 Clearwater, FL, 1280 South Missouri Avenue, near Lakeview Rd.
   Existing: Thai Coconut Restaurant
 Clewiston, FL, 403 W. Sugarland Highway, Corner with Corona Street N.
   Existing: KFC
 Daytona Beach, FL, 928 Volusia Ave. (W. Intl. Speedway Blvd.), Corner with N. Keech St.
 Deland, FL, 827 S. Woodland Blvd. (US 17&92), Corner with E. Chelsea St.
   Existing: Zen Cafe Chinese Restaurant
 Fort Myers, FL, 2605 Cleveland Ave. (US 41), Corner with South Street
   Existing: Tropical Hardware Store
 Inverness, FL, 2120 E Gulf To Lake Hwy (SR 44), formerly 202 E. Main St., Corner with Grace St.
   Existing: Cinnamon Sticks Restaurant & Bakery
 Jacksonville, FL, 7214 103rd Street, near Firestone Rd.
   Existing: Dragon Garden Chinese Restaurant
 Jacksonville, FL, 1265 Arlington Rd. N., Corner of Lone Star Rd.
   Existing: Family Dollar
 Jacksonville, FL, 837 Lane Ave. S., at Mercel Ln.
   Existing: Applebee's Restaurant
 Jacksonville, FL, 5551 Roosevelt Highway (US 17), near Timuquana Rd.
   Existing: Popeye's Restaurant
 Jacksonville, FL, 4700 Soutel Drive  (Biff-Burger No. 4), Corner with Norfolk Blvd.
   Existing: Former shopping plaza
 La Belle, FL
 Lake City, FL, 1940 South 1st St. (US 41)
  Land O Lakes, FL, 7411 Land-O-Lakes Blvd. (US 41), near Berna Ln.
   Existing: Used Car Dealership
 Largo, FL, 102 N. Missouri Ave. (HWY 651), Corner of 1st Ave. NE
   Existing: Largo Subs Restaurant
 Largo, FL, 7204 Ulmerton Ave., near Villa Nueva
 Live Oak, FL, US Highway 90
 New Port Richey, FL, 1090 Highway US 19 South
 Ocala, FL, Silver Springs Blvd. (HWY 40)
 Okeechobee, FL, 107 E. North Street
 Orlando, FL
 Pahokee, FL, 582 E. Main St. (US 441)
   Existing: Family Dollar Store
 Palatka, FL, 2500 Block of Crill Ave. (HWY 20), Azalea Plaza
 Pensacola, FL, 4499 N. Palafox Highway (US 29), Corner with N. Pace Blvd.
 Safety Harbor, FL
 Seminole, FL, 10845 74th Ave. N (Park Blvd.), Near Seminole Blvd. (US 19)
   Existing: Taco Bell
 St. Petersburg, FL, 3939 49th Street N., Corner with 40th Ave. N.   
 St. Petersburg (South Pasadena), FL, 1477 Pasadena Ave. S.
   Existing: Across from Wendy's, Former Pizza Hut
 St. Petersburg, FL, 3065 34th Street N.(US 19), near 30th Ave. N. (Biff-Burger No. 19)
   Existing: Florida Bank
 St. Petersburg (Kenneth City), FL, 4315 66th Street N., Corner with 43rd Ave. N.
 St. Petersburg (Skyway), FL, 2101 34th Street S., (US 19) Corner with 68th Ave. N
 St. Petersburg (Pinellas Park), FL, 6800 66th Sreet N. (HWY 693)
   Existing: Camper Business
 Tallahassee, FL, 1040 W. Pensacola Street (HWY 366), Corner with W. Jefferson St.
 Tampa, FL, Corner of N. Dale Mabry Hwy (US 92) and W. Hillsborough Ave.
   Existing: Large Interchange
 Tampa, FL, 2840 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., near W. Columbus St.  (20th Century Biff-Burger)
   Existing: Jerry Ulm Dodge
 Tampa, FL, 10040 N. Florida Ave. (Bus 41), near Linebaugh Ave.
   Existing: Enterprise Rental Car Lot
 Tampa, FL, 3001 E. Hillsborough Ave. (US 41&92), Corner with N. 30th Street
   Existing: Produce Market
 Tampa, FL, 2508 W. Waters Ave., Corner of N. Armenia Ave.
   Existing: Hollywood Video
 Tampa, FL, 1702 N. 50th St. (US 41)
   Existing: Subway / Amscot
 Tampa (Clearview), FL, 2208 S. Dale Mabry Hwy (US 92), Corner with S. Clearview Ave.
   Existing: Interior Design / Light Bulbs Unlimited
 Tampa (Hyde Park), FL, 1416 W. John F. Kennedy Blvd., Corner of S. Oregon Ave.
   Existing: Independent Plaza
 Tampa (University), Fl, 2222 E. Fletcher Ave., near N. 22nd St.
   Existing: Dairy Queen
 Tampa (Ybor City), FL, 1602 E. 7th Avenue, Across from N. 16th Street
 Titusville, FL
 West Palm Beach, FL, 817 Southern Blvd. (US 98), near Lake St.
   Existing: Capri's Restaurant and Bakery
 Zephryhills, FL, Gall Blvd. (US 301 and HWY 39), Corner with Gieger Rd.
 
Former National Headquarter Locations
National Biff-Burger System, Inc.
    Chain Identifing Tri-Colored Raised Diamond Panels  North Miami, FL, 915 NE 125th Street
Tampa, FL, P.O Box 406, Gunn Highway
Tampa, FL, 1416 W. John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Largo, FL, 9470 Ulmerton Road


Artist Concept of a Biff-Burger Drive-In.... Priceless!!

Framed Print of Biff-Burger Drive-In
Artist Concept of Proposed Port-A-Unit
circa Early 1960's
Courtesy of Douglas Brane, Son of Co-Founder Bruce Brane



Georgia
 Atlanta, GA, 1156 Gordon St. SW (Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd.) Corner of Queen St. SW
   Existing: McDonald's
 Atlanta, GA, 1897 Stewart Ave. SW (Metropolitan Pkwy), Corner with Fair Dr. SW
    Existing: Shopping Plaza
 Atlanta, GA, 2151 DeLowe Dr. SW, Corner with Campbellton Rd. SW
    Existing: Subway Restaurant
 Byron, GA, Intersection of US 41 and HWY 49
  Northern end of Houston County across from electrical substation
 Columbus, GA, Victory Dr. (Corridor Z -US 27), Corner with N. Lumpkin Rd.
 Lakeland, GA, 305 E.Main St, Corner with S. temple Street
 Ray City, GA, Highway US 129
 Rome, GA, 1926 Shorter Ave. NW (HWY 20), near Westdale Ave.
    Existing: Farmers Home Furniture
 Warner Robins, GA, 1840 Watson Blvd.,  (Moved to Byron, GA address above)
   Existing: McDonald's


Indiana
 Evansville, IN, 2315 East Morgan Ave. (HWY 62) near N. Boeke Rd.
    Existing: Bob Krantz Trailer Sales
 Indianapolis, IN, 5100 N. Keystone Avenue, Corner of E. 51st St.
 Marion, IN, W. 26th Street and ByPass (S. Western Ave.)


Kentucky
  Louisville, KY


Louisiana
  Baton Rouge, LA, Corner of Plank Rd. (Route 67) & Mohician Street


Mississippi
 Gulfport, MS, Pass Road, Hardy Court Shopping Cnt., Near Courthouse Rd.


North Carolina
 Asheville, NC, 4 Westgate Parkway, Westgate Shopping Center
 Burlington, NC, 2292 N. Church Street, Cum-Park Plaza Shopping Cnt.  (Beef Burger)
    Existing: New River Pottery
 Burlington, NC, 2314 Maple Avenue (HWY 49)   (Beef Burger)
    Existing: KFC Restaurant
  Concord, NC, 712 Church Street N., Corner of Earl Ave, NE.
    Existing: Simmons Auto Sales, across from Pizza Hut
 Fayetteville, NC, 205 Bragg Blvd., near Walter Street  (Biff Burger No. 2)
 Fayetteville, NC, 3241 Bragg Blvd.  (Biff Burger No. 1)
    Existing: Empty lot adjacent to and East of Bargain Depot Furniture Store
 Greensboro, NC, 1040 W. Lee Street    (Beef Burger #2)   
 Greensboro, NC, 2625 Battleground Avenue (US 220)   (Biff Burger #3)
    Existing: Jiffy Lube
 Greensboro, NC, 2311 E. Bessemer Avenue, Corner of McPherson St.   (Biff Burger #1)
    Existing: China Sky Chinese Restaurant
 High Point, NC, 1014 S. Main Street (US Bus 311), Near Vail Avenue
    Existing: Sub City Sandwich Shop
 Jacksonville, NC, 701 N. Marine Blvd. (HWY 17) and Onslow Drive   (Big Burger)
    Existing: Quality Inn Hotel
 Mebane, NC, 528 W. Center St. (US 70W)   (Beef Burger)
    Existing: Grill Worx Restaurant
 Statesville, NC, 1500 W. Front Street (HWY 67), Corner of N. Miller Ave.
    Existing: Auto Arranger Used Cars  (Biff-Burger No. 1)
 Winston-Salem, NC, 845 Silas Creek Parkway, Parkway Plaza Shopping Cnt.
    Existing: Las Estrellas Mexican Rest. (Former: Pizza Hut)
 
Note:   Greensboro and the local area also had 4 additional burger drive-ins by the name of Kwik Burger which served many of the same menu items as offered by Biff-Burger.
 
Greensboro, NC, 2625 Battleground Ave.   (Former Biff-Burger: See address above)
    Existing: Jiffy Lube
 Greensboro, NC, 2429 Randleman Road
    Existing: Reed's Tire Store, Next to former Kmart
 Greensboro, NC, 1115 E. Bessemer Ave., Corner of Westside Dr.
    Existing: Lin's Garden Chinese Restaurant
 High Point, NC, 1250 Montlieu Ave, near Gordon Street.


Ohio
 Columbus, OH


Pennsylvania
 Hummels Wharf, PA, 7 N. US 11 and 15, Corner of Runyan Rd.
    Existing: KIA Car Dealership
 Pittsburgh (Overbrook), PA, 2314 Saw Mill Run Blvd (RT 51), Near Overbrook Blvd.
 
South Carolina
 Charleston, SC, 1295 Sam Rittenbery Blvd. (HWY 7), Corner with Old Towne Road (HWY 171), West Ashley   (Biff-Burger No. 1)
    Existing: Piggly Wiggley
 Columbia, SC, 827 Harden Street, near College St.
    Existing: Congaree Grill Restaurant
 Columbia, SC, 1313 Pendleton St., near Sumter St.


Tennessee
 Bristol, TN, 419 Bluff City Highway, Corner of Lavinder Lane
 Chattanooga, TN, Dobbs Avenue
 Chattanooga, TN, 5328 Brainerd Rd. (US 11W)
 Chattanooga, TN, 4059 Hixson Pike, near E. Fairfax Dr.   (Biff-Burger No. 1)
 Elizabethton, TN
 Johnson City, TN, 1000 W. Market Street (US 11E), near Indian Ridge Rd.
    Existing: Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union
 Kingsport, TN, 1661 E. Stone Dr. (US 11W), near N. Eastman Dr. (Rd.)
    Existing: Applebee's Restaurant
 Knoxville, TN, 3850 Chapman Highway (US 441), near Childress St. SW


Texas
 Fort Worth, TX, 3100 E. Belknap St., Corner of N. Chandler Dr.  (Beef-Burger)
 Houston, TX, Corner of Wheeler St. and Calhoun Rd., Near University of Houston
 Pasadena, TX, 413 W. Southmore Ave. Corner of Miami Road
 Texas City, TX, Near Former Piggly Wiggly Shopping Center


Virginia
 Bristol, VA   -See Tennessee
 Buena Vista, VA, 1518 Magnola Ave. (US 501), near E. 15th St.    (Kenney's)  
 Charlottesville, VA, 1705 N. Emmett St. (US 29), near Angus Road   (* Kenney's)
 Harrisonburg, VA, 1588 S. Main St. (US 11), near Miller Circle
  Lexington, VA, 635 Waddell St., near S. Main St.  (Kenney's)  
  Lynchburg, VA, 2062 Fort Ave., near Campbell Ave.  (Kenney's)  
 Lynchburg, VA, 2404 Wards Rd., near Seminole Ave.    (* Kenney's)
  Marion, VA, 784 N. Main Street (US 11). Near S. Holston Street 
    Existing: The Tuscan Italian Grill
 Martinsville, VA, 1007 S. Memorial Blvd. (US 220/58), near Douglas Ave.   (* Kenney's)
 Radford, VA, Pulaski Road    (* Kenney's)
 Roanoke, VA, 932 Orange Ave. NE (US 221), near Hollins Rd. NE    (* Kenney's)
    Existing: Southern Classic Auto Wash
 Roanoke, VA, 3323 Melrose Ave. NW, near Viewmont St. NW  (* Kenney's)
    Existing: Empty Lot across from Dixie Products
 Roanoke, VA, 4317 Williamson Rd. NW (US 11), near Frontier Rd. NW  (* Kenney's)
    Existing: Video Store
 Roanoke, VA, 5324 Williamson Rd. NW (US 11), near Malvern Rd. NW  (* Kenney's)
    Existing: Real Estate Services
 Salem, VA, 1019 W. Main St. (US 11), near N. Butterfly St.  (* Kenney's)
    Existing: Speedee Oil Change & Tune-Up
 Waynesboro, VA, 1220 W. Broad St. (US 250), near N. Poplar Ave.  (* Kenney's)
    Existing: Fisher Auto Parts
 


Note:      Many of the early Kenney's Drive-In burger locations in Virginia originally started as a Biff-Burger Drive-In. (see notes)    After a few years, the franchise owner of those Biff-Burgers in Virginia, founded Kenney's Drive-In after his last name and changed the name of those earlier Biff-Burger locations to his new restaurant name in 1962.

On October 4, 1962, all Biff-Burger locations that were owned and francised by William "Bill" Kenney became known as Kenney Burger Drive-Ins, or simply refered to as "Kenney's", during an advertising ploy in which Mr. Kenney Burger married Miss Biff Burger. (Click here to see the advertisment). Many of the same menu items offered at the former Biff-Burger locations were also offered at the new Kenney's locations during the early years.

* Confirmed Former Biff-Burger Drive-In Prior to Kenney Burger





Biff-Burger Sign, New Port Ritchey, Florida

Biff-Burger Drive-In
New Port Ritchey, Florida
Courtesy of West Pasco Historical Society
Gulf Highschool Yearbook
circa 1972

  If you know of a former Biff-Burger location and don't see it listed above, please send us an email and we'll add it to the growing list. We would love to hear from you.  

Thanks to all of those dedicated viewers who have sent me an email of their favorite biff-burger location(s)!   Keep those letters coming in; the list is getting longer ....

A special thank you goes out to Twig Gravely for his contribution to early Biff-Burger and Kenneys Drive-In locations in Virginia and to Robert D. Delius for his extensive on-going research and providing many of the former locations listed above! Many of the locations listed above would not have been known or confirmed without Mr. Delius gracious help and continuous research of old city directories, telephone directories, high school yearbooks, and newspaper articles.

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Contact: C. Catherman -CAVR  
Biff-Burger Fan and Historian
URL: www.reocities.com/biffburger_drivein/
Online: 2001-2009

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