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Neon Eateries Northern California

 

Viper Lounge
Hayward, CA
Photo and info courtesy Michael Campbell

Here's the neon sign for the Viper Lounge in Hayward, CA. The Viper is located just up the street from the now closed and shuttered Hayward Bowl and was all aglow, but strangely closed. 02-09

 

 

 

The Lanai Bar (Demolished)
San Mateo, CA
Photo and info courtesy Michael Campbell

The Lanai Bar featured an eye-catching palm sign when it was in business back in the day. The Lanai, a glorious tiki bar in the 1950s style, was demolished in 1989 to make way for a Walgreens. The Lanai was located along El Camino Real in San Mateo. 02-09

 

 

King Yin Cafe
Lodi, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

The red neon glow is a tell tale sign that a neon marquee is nearby. Here is the Kin Yin Cafe, a Chinese food restaurant found in Lodi, CA. 09-09

 

 

Little Joe's Pizza
San Francisco, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

Little Joe's Pizza is a local pizza joint that features an eye-catching neon sign, especially when all of the letters are in working order. 09-09

 


Cavour Club
Stockton, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

Here is the Cavour Club in Stockton, complete with a fully functional and working neon sign. 09-09

 

 

Curly's Place
Castro Valley, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

With a name like Curly's Place, this may be worth a roadside stop during a hot day and long road trip. 09-09

 

 

 

 

Dean's Cafe
Pleasanton, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

Check out the neon lettering at the roadside cafe in Pleasanton. Dean's Cafe is a roadside eatery found off this highway in town. 09-09

 

 

 

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