There are Macca’s absolutely everywhere across Australia these days but it all started at a humble little location in Yagoona, NSW 50 years ago. 

The fast food chain moved out 23 years later but now a Macca’s has finally returned today on the very spot where the first ever Australian Macca’s opened its doors all the way back in 1971.

And to celebrate the landmark day, the new Yagoona Macca’s is offering customers some sweet deals. From 11am until 1pm today, December 17th, Macca’s is offering some menu items at 1970s prices.

That means the humble hamburger will only set you back 20c during that time, which means you could pick up like 20 of them for the modern-day price equivalent (I do not condone eating 20 hamburgers).

“We are incredibly proud to reopen McDonald’s Yagoona and recognise its important part of our history,” Andrew Gregory, Macca’s Australia’s chief executive officer said about the reopening.

“Everything our customers know and love about McDonald’s Australia started at Yagoona, from Happy Meals and birthday parties to first jobs and community contribution.

The reopening celebrates 50 years of supporting our customers, people and communities in Australia. We look forward to once again serving the local community and welcoming back customers from the 70s, 80s and 90s.”

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If you’ve ever mourned the loss of the old Macca’s restaurant design – the new sleek style just doesn’t cut it for me – the new Yagoona joint is the place for you, even if you miss out on today’s promotional period. The new spot “reflects the style” of the OG restaurant with unique interior design and a historic timeline of images showing the Macca’s back in the 70s.

Other offers are available this afternoon. Cheeseburgers will only cost $1 and a cup of coffee will cost just $2 from now until January 7th

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