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Flying Boots Cafe
Tacoma, WA
Photo courtesy John Spencer

Here's a nice sign with an equally unique name. The Flying Boots Cafe depicts a neon boot with wings on its very descriptive sign atop the roof. Signs like these are what makes traveling the road interesting and this Tacoma landmark does not disappoint.





Harvey's Tavern
Seattle, WA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Near Seattle is a nice neon sign outside of Harvey's Tavern. Imagine leaving a tavern and seeing a bright glowing bunny smiling down at you.


Harvey's Lounge
Seattle, WA
Photo courtesy Matthias Tippner


UPDATE 01/09 : The neon bunny still looks glowing and friendly at Harvey's Lounge in Seattle. Harvey's used to be called Harvey's Tavern instead of "lounge". 01-09




Republic Cafe
Portland, OR
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The Republic Cafe in Portland, Oregon features a neon lit marquee that beckons the wayward traveler from blocks away.







Dick's Hamburgers
Seattle , WA
Photo courtesy Mike

Here's Dick's Hamburgers still fits the bill for instant service near downtown Seattle. The first Dick's Drive-in opened in 1954, and now there are five locations.


UPDATE 04-17 : Dick Spady, the co-founder and namesake of the Dick's chain died in 2016 at the age of 92. Spady was known for offering the highest pay in the industry as well as 100% health coverage to employee. For more information, see the Seattle Times. 04-17




Portland, OR
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

Here's a fantastic eatery with a Polynesian theme. The Alibi lights up the night through an interesting area.

Check out the interior and mural that's on the wall of this restaurant in the left photo.












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