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Neon Eateries Midwest

 

Kunkels Drive-in
Connersville, IN
Photo and info courtesy Doug Harvey

Here's a neon shot of Kunkel's Drive-in Restaurant in Connersville Indiana, which has been serving up "Kunkel Burgers" since 1954. 09-06

 

 

Dairy Twist
Connersville, IN
Photo and info courtesy Doug Harvey

The Dairy Twist in Connersville Indiana has been a local favorite for many years. 09-06

 

 

Cleary's Pub
Howell, MI
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss

The Cleary's Pub is located in downtown Howell. We ate there a couple of times and would certainly recommend it to anyone. 03-07

 

 

Pizza King Pizza
Marion, IN
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Check out this neon shot of the Pizza King marquee at this location in Marion, IN. The neon crown really stands out from the red neon tubing spelling out the restaurant name. 06-07

See more Pizza King delights here at Roadside Peek's Spotlight on Pizza King Restaurants.

 

 

Fox's Beverly Pizza Pub
Chicago, IL
Photo and info courtesy Bruce R. Cassi / 2007

A Chicago Southside favorite for many years is Fox's Beverly Pizza Pub. There are two other locations in the suburbs as well. 06-07

 

 

 

Fielos Restaurant (Removed)
Chicago, IL
Photo and info courtesy Bruce R. Cassi / 1990

In December of 1990, the Fielos Restaurant sign really lit up Western Avenue. Even the starburst at the top still blinked. Unfortunately, the bulbs in the arrow and the oval surrounding the word Fielos didn't light up anymore. In 2005 the sign was taken down. 06-07

 

 

Hot Dog Johnny
Buttzville, NJ
Photo and info courtesy Bruce R. Cassi / 2006

Hot Dog Johnny celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006. This road side drive-in is on a blind curve and at night use caution if approaching from the south. 06-07

 

 

Condesa del Mar Restaurant
Alsip, IL
Photo and info courtesy Bruce R. Cassi / 1988

At one time the Condesa Del Mar had 2 restaurants and a supper club. Top name entertainers played here early on in their careers. Today, only the Onion Field restaurant survives. A newer & much smaller neon sign was purchased back in 2003. 06-07

 

 

Panos Lounge
Evergreen Park, IL
Photo and info courtesy Bruce R. Cassi / 1996

Panos Lounge has been a fixture in Evergreen Park for over 50 years. It is owned by two sisters of the original owner. In 2007, It's business as usual but the entire block is under possible consideration for demolition for new development. 06-07

 

 

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