On a June scorcher in 1919, California's Roy Allen sold his first mug of frosty root beer for a nickel. Decades later, A&W - named for Allen and his pal Frank Wright - remains an icon for chilled mugs and tasty fare at 7,300 units in 15 countries.
|Address:||35 West Street|
Akron, OH 44303
|Part of Chain:||A&W Restaurants (6 area locations)|
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