Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. Menu with Prices

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Hardee’s and Carl Jr. are an American fast-food chain operated by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Hardee’s was founded on June 23, 1960, by Wilber Hardee and Carl’s Jr. is founded by Carl Karcher and Margaret Karcher on July 17, 1941.

The first Hardee’s store was opened in North Carolina. And the first Carl’s Jr. store was opened in Anaheim, California. And since then, both the brands have seen tremendous growth.

But in 1997, CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., paid a whopping $327 million to acquire Hardee’s and merged it with Carl’s Jr. This merger created a chain of 3,828 restaurants 3,152 Hardee’s outlets, and 676 Carl’s Jr in 40 states and 10 foreign countries.

Both the brands have logos similar to each other and most of their menu is also the same. But Hardee’s serve in Midwestern and Southern states of America whereas Carl’s Jr. states in Western and Northern states. of America.

If you’ve come to this article, then you must be finding Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. menu on the internet. If yes, then you’ve come to the right place. Apart from the menu, you’ll also find franchising information, social media profiles and some important links of Hardee’s and Carl Jr. as well.

So let’s check out Hardee’s / Carl Jr. menu with prices.

Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. Menu with Prices

Hardee's / Carl's Jr. menu

The menu of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. is pretty identical with identical prices, so we have listed only one menu below.

The restaurants are known for their bigger burgers, therefore, Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. menu prices are slightly higher as compared to their competitors- McDonald’s or Burger King.

Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. are best known for their 1/4 lb., 1/3 lb., and 1/2 lb. original thick burgers. They also have a couple of non-beef options as well like hand-breaded chicken tender sandwiches, charbroiled fish sandwich, and chicken fillet sandwich.

So without talking much, let’s check Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. menu.


1/3 lb. Cheeseburger$4.19
1/3 lb. Cheeseburger – Combo$6.69
1/2 lb. Cheeseburger$5.49
1/2 lb. Cheeseburger – Combo$7.99
1/3 lb. Original Thickburger$4.59
1/3 lb. Original Thickburger – Combo$7.09
1/2 lb. Original Thickburger$5.79
1/2 lb. Original Thickburger – Combo$8.69
1/3 lb. Mushroom & Swiss Thickburger$4.79
1/3 lb. Mushroom & Swiss Thickburger – Combo$7.29
1/2 lb. Mushroom & Swiss Thickburger$6.19
1/2 lb. Mushroom & Swiss Thickburger – Combo$8.69
1/3 lb. Bacon Cheese Thickburger$5.29
1/3 lb. Bacon Cheese Thickburger – Combo$7.79
1/2 lb. Bacon Cheese Thickburger$6.59
1/2 lb. Bacon Cheese Thickburger – Combo$9.09
1/3 lb. Frisco Thickburger$5.29
1/3 lb. Frisco Thickburger – Combo$7.79
1/2 lb. Frisco Thickburger$6.29
1/2 lb. Frisco Thickburger – Combo$8.79
2/3 lb. Monster Thickburger$7.29
2/3 lb. Monster Thickburger – Combo$9.79
1/4 lb. Little Thick Cheeseburger$2.79
1/4 lb. Little Thick Cheeseburger – Combo$5.29
1/4 lb. Little Thickburger$3.19
1/4 lb. Little Thickburger – Combo$5.69
Beer-Battered COD Fish Sandwich$3.69
Beer-Battered COD Fish Sandwich – Combo$5.89
Charbroiled Chicken Club$5.29
Charbroiled Chicken Club – Combo$7.79
Big Hot Ham ‘n’ Cheese$4.39
Big Hot Ham ‘n’ Cheese – Combo$6.89
1/3 lb. Tex Mex Thickburger (Limited Time)$6.29
1/3 lb. Tex Mex Thickburger – Combo (Limited Time)$8.79
1/2 lb. Tex Mex Thickburger (Limited Time)$7.49
1/2 lb. Tex Mex Thickburger – Combo (Limited Time)$9.99
Single All-Natural Burger$4.99
Single All-Natural Burger – Combo$7.49
Double All-Natural Burger$7.99
Double All-Natural Burger – Combo$10.49
Upgrade to Medium Combo$0.59
Upgrade to Large Combo$0.99


Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders3 Pc.$3.99
Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders – Combo3 Pc.$6.49
Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders5 Pc.$5.79
Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders – Combo5 Pc.$8.29
Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders Box10 Pc.$10.49
Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders Box10 Pc.$14.99
Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders Box20 Pc.$18.99
Big Chicken Fillet Sandwich$4.59
Big Chicken Fillet Sandwich – Combo$7.09

Combo includes small french fries and a small drink.

Value Meals

Small Hamburger$1.49
Small Cheeseburger$1.79
Double Cheeseburger$2.49
BBQ Chicken Sandwich$4.79
Side Salad$1.69
Low Carb$4.59
Apple Turnover$0.99


French FriesSmall$1.79
French FriesMedium$1.99
French FriesLarge$2.19
Crispy CurlsSmall$1.79
Crispy CurlsMedium$1.99
Crispy CurlsLarge$2.19
Beer Battered Onion Rings$2.19
Jalapeno Poppers (Limited Time)6 Pc.$2.69


Chocolate Chip Cookie1 Pc.$0.89


Orange Juice$1.69
Colombian CoffeeSmall$1.29
Colombian CoffeeMedium$1.59
Colombian CoffeeLarge$1.79
Ice Cream Shakes & Malts (Chocolate, Vanilla, or Strawberry)$3.29
Dasani Water$1.69

Red Burrito Meals

Make It Combo$2.50
Chicken Bowl$3.99
Red Chicken Burrito$5.29
Red Beef Burrito$5.29
Chicken Grilled Burrito$3.99
Beef Grilled Burrito$3.99
Bean, Rice & Cheese Burrito$3.29
Beef Taco$1.19
Chicken Soft Taco$1.69
Southwest Chicken Taco$1.99
Beef Taco5 Pack$5.49
Quesadilla (Cheese)$1.99
Quesadilla (Chicken)$2.99
Super Nachos (Beef or Chicken)$3.29
Taco Salad (Beef or Chicken)Mini$1.89
Taco Salad (Beef or Chicken)Regular$5.79
Chicken Taquitos3 Pc.$2.99
Chicken Taquitos5 Pc.$3.99
Beans or Rice$0.99
Chips & Salsa$1.49
Sour Cream$0.25

Combo includes beans, chips & salsa and a small drink

$5.55 Big Bag

Small Cheeseburger$5.55
Double Cheeseburger$5.55
Spicy Chicken Sandwich$5.55
Hot Ham ‘N’ Cheese$5.55

Any 2 small fries, drink and apple turnover.


Loaded Omelet Biscuit$2.99
Loaded Omelet Biscuit – Combo$4.99
Bacon Egg & Cheese$2.79
Bacon Egg & Cheese -Combo$4.79
Sausage & Egg$2.69
Sausage & Egg – Combo$4.69
Monster Biscuit$3.99
Monster Biscuit – Combo$5.99
Biscuit ‘N’ Gravy$2.19
Biscuit ‘N’ Gravy – Combo$4.19
Country-Fried Steak Biscuit$2.79
Country-Fried Steak Biscuit – Combo$4.49
Chicken Fillet$3.59
Chicken Fillet – Combo$5.59
Loaded Breakfast Burrito$3.49
Loaded Breakfast Burrito – Combo$5.19
Sunrise Croissant$2.99
Sunrise Croissant – Combo$4.99
Frisco Breakfast Sandwich$3.49
Frisco Breakfast Sandwich – Combo$5.49
Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Breakfast Sandwich (Limited Time)$3.49
Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Breakfast Sandwich – Combo (Limited Time)$5.49
Bacon Swiss Chicken Biscuit (Limited Time)$3.79
Bacon Swiss Chicken Biscuit – Combo (Limited Time)$5.79
Bacon Swiss Chicken & Egg Biscuit (Limited Time)$4.29
Bacon Swiss Chicken & Egg Biscuit – Combo (Limited Time)$6.29
Grilled Pork Chop, Egg & Cheese Biscuit (Limited Time)$3.99
Grilled Pork Chop, Egg & Cheese Biscuit – Combo (Limited Time)$5.69
Hardee Breakfast Platter$3.89
Sausage Biscuit1 Pc.$1.99
Sausage Biscuit2 Pc.$2.49
Cinnamon ‘N’ Raisin Biscuit1 Pc.$1.29
Cinnamon ‘N’ Raisin Biscuit2 Pc.$2.09
Cinnamon ‘N’ Raisin Biscuit6 Pc.$4.99
Hash RoundsSmall$1.39
Hash RoundsMedium$1.59
Hash RoundsLarge$1.99
Country-Fried Steak Biscuits (Limited Time)2 Pc.$3.50
Sunrise Croissant Sandwiches (Limited Time)2 Pc.$4.00

Combo includes a small hash round and small coffee.

Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. Nutritional Information

Hardee’s Nutritional Informationhardees.com/nutrition
Carl’s Jr. Nutrition Informationcarlsjr.com/nutrition
Hardee’s Nutrition Calculatorhardees.com/menu/nutritional_calculator

You can get the nutritional information and calories in Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. menu by visiting the links provided above. You can also check the calories according to your diet by using the nutritional calculator above.

Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. Franchising Information

Hardee's / Carl's Jr. franchise

At present. Hardee’s has around 2,245 franchises worldwide, whereas Carl’s Jr. has around 1,645 franchises worldwide as well.

Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. are two different restaurants owned by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Despite the two brands owned by the same company, Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. still operate in the different parts of America and has different costs when it comes to opening a franchise.

So first, check out Hardee’s franchising cost-

Hardee’s Franchising Costs

Name of FeeCost
Initial Franchise FeeFrom $10,000 to $47,500
Opening Training Support Team FeeFrom $0 to $10,000
Real PropertyVaries
BuildingFrom $452,000 to $576,000
Site ImprovementsFrom $308,000 to $450,000
Soft CostsFrom $90,000 to $115,000
EquipmentFrom $370,000 to $415,000
SignageFrom $45,000 to $110,000
Point of Sale SystemFrom $20,000 to $45,000
Initial TrainingFrom $20,000 to $70,000
Pre-Opening CostsFrom $14,000 to $20,000
Additional Funds – 3 monthsFrom $125,000 to $225,000
ESTIMATED TOTAL (does not include real estate costs)*From $1,454,000 to $2,083,000

Apart from these fee, you have to pay 4% Royalty of gross sales as well.

Carl’s Jr. Franchising Costs

Name of FeeLow
Initial Franchise FeeFrom $15,000 to $35,000
Opening Training Support Team FreeFrom $0 to $10,000
Real PropertyVaries
BuildingFrom $575,000 to $665,000
Site ImprovementsFrom $250,000 to $415,000
Soft CostsFrom $90,000 to $120,000
EquipmentFrom $357,000 to $410,000
SignageFrom $75,000 to $110,000
Point of Sale SystemFrom $35,000 to $45,000
Initial TrainingFrom $20,000 to $60,000
Pre-Opening CostsFrom $8,000 to $23,000
Additional Funds – 3 monthsFrom $160,000 to $250,000
ESTIMATED TOTAL (does not include real estate costs)From $1,585,000 to $2,143,000

Apart from these fee, you need to pay 4% Royalty of gross sales as well.

The franchising fee of Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. is similar to Denny’s franchise fee that also costs around $1,200,000 – ₹2,600,000.

Important Links

Hardee’s Important Links

Official Websitehardees.com/
Locations hardees.com/locations
Offers (You need to Sign up to get all the offers)hardees.com/email_signup

Carl’s Jr. Important Links

Official Websitecarlsjr.com/

Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. Contact Information

Hardee’s Office Address- 100 North Broadway, Suite 1200 St. Louis, MO, 63102, United States

Hardee’s Phone Number- 1-314-259-6200

Hardee’s Contact Formhardees.com/contact/contact_form

Carl’s Jr. Office Address– 6307 Carpinteria Ave. Suite A
Carpinteria, California 93013

Carl’s Jr. Phone Number- 1-805-745-7500

Carl’s Jr. Contact Form-carlsjr.com/contact/contact_form

Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. Social Profiles

Hardee’s Facebook Page- facebook.com/Hardees/

Hardee’s Instagram Account- instagram.com/hardees/

Hardee’s Twitter Handle- twitter.com/hardees

Hardee’s YouTube Channel- youtube.com/user/hardees

Carl’s Jr. Facebook Page- facebook.com/carlsjr

Carl’s Jr. Instagram Account- instagram.com/carlsjr/

Carl’s Jr. Twitter Handle- https://twitter.com/carlsjr

Carl’s Jr. YouTube Channel- youtube.com/user/carlsjr

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