Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ

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2005/07/26 13:22:39 (permalink)

Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ

Would anyone have information on the defunct Mr. S hamburger chain? As a child of the 1970's I ate there a lot, they claimed to have restaurants coast to coast, but the only 1 I ever remember was the one in Jersey City NJ. Looked a bit on the web, but found nothing yet. Feel free to email me .
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    Joisey
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    RE: Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2005/07/27 15:02:33 (permalink)
    Just had another memory--their big sandwich was called a Jumboy.
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    RE: Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2005/09/16 22:27:46 (permalink)
    I'm formerly from Bayonne and I recall two Mr.S's in Jersey City. One was on Rt.440 in the building where the old K-9 Drive - In was located. The 2nd, I can't remember the name of the avenue, was past JournaL Square in the heights. In my travels I never saw another one. The one on 440 closed first, followed a few years later by the other.
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    Joisey
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    RE: Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2005/09/19 09:03:46 (permalink)
    Very cool! Thanks for posting. We lived in the heights & didn't get down to 440, so I didn't realize there was another. Mr. S had great food--still looking for pictures or more memorabilia, but have come up empty. Somewhere in my attic I have a Mr S hat (the paper ones the workers used to wear).
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    RE: Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2005/09/20 23:20:09 (permalink)
    Hello Joisey,
    Let me know if you come up with anymore information On Mr. S. I used to enjoy the Burgers too!

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    Joisey
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    RE: Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2008/12/27 12:53:39 (permalink)
    just bouncing this up top to see if there might be more info.
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    RE: Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2008/12/28 00:35:48 (permalink)
    Sorry, Sweetie!

    I have no recollection of Mr. S. Neither do my siblings, and parents.

    I was in the single digits, throughout the 70s, but my brother & sisters were in their late teens.

    I only remember Paradise East being in the location that was previously K-9, on 440. Back in the day, Journal Square was usually the final destination for Jersey City. The heights was like taking a ride to Canada!

    Eventually, I learned to venture north. I bet it was on Central Ave. since it was/is a major shopping "avenue" in Jersey City.


    Maybe Tedbear recalls. Paging Tedbear!!!

    When in doubt, keep it as a  favorite search on Ebay. EVERY memorabilia item that ever existed eventually ends up on Ebay, sooner or later


    post edited by CCinNJ - 2008/12/28 00:41:43
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    Re:Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2013/11/13 18:05:59 (permalink)
    Hello Joisey,
    Paul here from Buffalo NY...We had a MR S here when i was growing up in the late 60s early 70's...Only one i can remember...My older brother worked there...Best burgers and fries and better than any of the major chains....They closed and left our area in the late 70's...I cannot find any web pics or articles on them either...BTW, I was born and lived my first 6 years @ 41 South St in Freehold NJ...My brothers and sisters all went to St Rose of Lima...My uncle had a house on Conover st....Our old house is gone and there's a nursing home i think or some kind of apt building on the site along the old RR tracks....
     
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    Re:Mr S Hamburger chain-Jersey City NJ 2014/02/01 13:49:52 (permalink)
    Thank you, thank you, thank you.  I thought for awhile I was losing my mind.  I remembered a Mr. S Hamburger restaurant here in Louisville Ky on US 31W but no one I’ve talked with here can remember it.  As I recall the sign out in front of the place had an S that spun around. 
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