Full service

Patrons sit down, order from a menu and food is delivered to the table.

Strongbow Inn

Strongbow Inn opened in the 1940's on U.S. 30 in Valparaiso, Indiana. 

 

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Location

2405 E US 30
Valparaiso, IN 46383
United States
Phone: (800) 462-5121

4 Corners Diner

4 Corners Diner in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is an original, old-school diner, although we're not sure how long it has been open. 

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Location

100 E Fort Macon Rd
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
United States
Phone: (252) 240-8855

Cox Family Restaurant

We're not sure how long Cox Family Restaurant has been in business. It's a very casual family restaurant where the locals go, with cramped booths. Credit cards are not accepted. Known for having better prices than many other local area restaurants.

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Location

4109 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
United States
Phone: (252) 726-6961

Ruth's Drive In

Ruth's Drive In in Hartsville, South Carolina has been in busines since 1945. We're not sure if it's a drive-in where they will bring your order to your car or if dining is inside only. Ruth's Drive In pimento cheese burger made it into Southern Living magazine.

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Location

659 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550-4409
United States
Phone: (843) 332-6771

Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge

Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge in Shelby, North Carolina has been in business since 1946, and it has been at this location since 1953This is an original pit cooked barbecue restaurant. The pork is slow cooked over hickory overnight. Click on the link to their website for more information, current hours and for their full menu. 

As of March 2012, their hours are: Wed. through Sunday 11am - 8pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday.  read more...

Location

2000 East Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC 28152
United States
Phone: (704) 482-8567

Tiffany's Tea Room, Bakery Cafe & Coffee House

Tiffany's Tearoom offers French inspired cuisine, soup, sandwiches, salads and baked goods in an old fashioned space decorated with antique, vintage and European decor. 

Hours: 7 days a week 10am - 3pm

 

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Location

9 N Court St
Crown Point, IN 46307
United States
Phone: (219) 662-9165

Papa's Deli

We're not sure how long Papa's Deli in Joliet, Illinois has been in business. They offer Greek food, pizza, sandwiches and more.

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Location

119 W Joliet St
Crown Point, IN 46307
United States
Phone: (219) 663-9745

Old Mill Pizzeria

We're not sure how long Old Mill Pizzeria has been in business, but it has been in business for years. We're also not sure yet how old the building is, nor are we sure if it's official name is Old Mill Pizza or Old Mill Pizzeria. We DO know they serve pizza. :-)

 

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Location

35 W. 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
United States
Phone: (219) 769-4511
Fax: (219) 736-8263

El Tovar Dining Room

El Tovar Dining Room is located at El Tovar Hotel, which is located on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. El Tovar Hotel opened in 1905. Today it is a Registered National Historic Landmark. Albert Einstein and Theodore Roosevelt and a number of celebrities have stayed at El Tovar Hotel over the years. Please click on the El Tovar Hotel link for more info on El Tovar Dining Room, and to find out exact directions. read more...

Location

10 Albright Avenue
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
United States
Phone: (928) 638-2631

Jack of Hearts Pub & Restaurant

Jack of Hearts Pub & Restaurant in Weaverville, North Carolina is located in a renovated old fire house, built in 1917. According to their site, they serve "locally-sourced classic American cuisine while also providing home-cooked classics as well as a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options." Please click on their site for more info read more...

Location

10 S Main St
Weaverville, NC 28787
United States
Phone: (828) 645-2700
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