Category Archives: Diners and Drive-Ins

Atlanta, IL: This little Route 66 town packs a big punch with the Palms Grill Cafe

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Fun photo ops and the best darn pie you’ve ever tasted at the Palms Grill Cafe make Atlanta, IL an excellent Route 66 destination or even a quick I-55 detour…

Headed to the Chili Bowl? Grab a bowl of chili at Tulsa’s best chili parlors

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The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals is world famous. So are some of Tulsa’s tastiest chili restaurants…

Cuba’s The FourWay is Missouri’s must-eat Route 66 restaurant

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Family owned and operated in a historic former Route 66 filling station, The FourWay in Cuba, MO is the perfect Mother Road restaurant…

Folks come from near and far for a seat at this Indianapolis diner

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Stopping by the Historic Steer In as seen on “Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives,” for an Indiana delicacy: a breaded tenderloin sandwich…

The Rock Cola Cafe is packed full of nostalgic goodness

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Love stuff from the 1950s and 60s? Yeah, the Rock Cola 50s Cafe in Indianapolis does too. Grab a tenderloin and feast your eyes on all their cool vintage goodies…

Maxine’s Chicken & Waffles tastes like a hug from Grandma

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One woman’s homemade comfort food recipes live on through her family at our favorite Indy chicken joint, Maxine’s Chicken & Waffles…

Workingman’s Friend of Indianapolis is the lunch hideaway of your dreams

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Delicious burgers, cold beer, and a century-old story of an immigrant’s generosity make the Workingman’s Friend one of Indy’s very best lunch hideaways…

Surprises around every corner at Indianapolis’s Fountain Square Theatre Building

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Like a time capsule that sells beer and good food, the Fountain Square Theatre Building in Indianapolis is full of hidden gems waiting to be explored…

The Oasis Diner of Plainfield, IN is a true roadtripper’s food paradise

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Take a seat at the perfectly restored Oasis Diner in Plainfield, IN and be whisked all the way back to the 1950s…

A totally retro way to beat the heat: the Kansas Soda Fountain Road Trip

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Looking for an excuse to take a little Kansas road trip? How about trying 9 of the state’s very coolest old-fashioned soda fountains?