1950's

Coachmans Dinner & Pancake House

Coachmans Dinner & Pancake House is an original, old Salt Lake City diner that has an old-school Las Vegas vibe to it. We're not sure when it was built, but it has a tremendous original restaurant street sign.

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Location

1301 S State St
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
United States
Phone: (801) 486-3579

Surf Bowl Oceanside

Surf Bowl is an original vintage bowling alley in Oceanside, California. We're not sure when it originally opened, but the awesome vintage googie bowling sign outside leads us to believe it was built in the 1950's or 60's. It has 32 lanes. 

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Location

1401 S. Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
United States
Phone: (760) 722-1371

77 Colonial Lanes Bowling

77 Colonial Lanes Bowling in North Canton, Ohio  originally opened in 1963.

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Location

5445 Whipple Ave. NW
North Canton, OH 44720
United States
Phone: (330) 499-2928

Skidmore's Holiday Bowl

Skidmore's Holiday Bowl is an original, vintage bowling alley in  Albuquerque, New Mexico, although we are not sure when it originally opened. It has a great vintage bowling sign outside the bowling alley. There is an arcade inside in addition to bowling.

 

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Location

7515 Lomas Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87110
United States
Phone: (505) 268-3308

Lena's Seafood

Lena's Seafood in Salisbury, Massachusetts has been at it's current location since 1972, although it originally opened as a take-out stand on Salisbury Beach in 1958 (according to their website http://www.lenasseafood.com/  ). They serve fresh New England fried seafood, and, according to their whale sign out front, you'll enjoy "a whale of a meal". 

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Location

131 Rabbit Road
Salisbury, MA 01952
United States
Phone: (978) 465-8572

Big Al's Drive-In Restaurant

 Big Al's Drive-In Restaurant in Chico, California serves burgers, burritos, sandwiches, sundaes, shakes and more! It used to be known as Big Al's Happy Burger. Just walk up to the window to place your order.

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Location

1844 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
United States
Phone: (530) 342-2722

Pat's Diner

We're not sure how old this diner is, but it's an original, vintage diner with counter seating and table seating. Breakfast is available all day. 

 

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Location

11 Bridge Rd
Salisbury, MA 01952
United States
Phone: (978) 465-3060

Agawam Diner

Agawam Diner in Rowley, Mass. is located on Route 1 at the corner of 133. Agawam is an original 1940's - 1950's diner. We're not sure what year it was built.  

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Location

Route 1
Rowley, MA 01969
United States
Phone: (978) 948-7780

The Lobster Pot Restaurant

The Lobster Pot Restaurant in Provincetown, Mass. is easy to notice, thanks to all it's fantastic neon signs. We're not sure when it originally opened. The waterfront dining rooms overlook historic Provincetown harbor. 

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Location

321 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
United States
Phone: (508) 487-0842

La Cresta Motel

The only thing we know about La Cresta Motel in San Diego, CA is that it has a freat original neon sign. We're not sure how long it has been there and we don't know anything about it's current condition.

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Location

4980 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
United States
Phone: (619) 287-4310 ‎
32° 45' 24.9516" N, 117° 5' 13.0632" W
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