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Neon Eateries Northern California

 

Mexicali Rose Restaurant
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

It's hard not to pay attention when a restaurant with a name like Mexicali Rose shows up, especially when the stomach is growling during a long road trip. Check out the bright neon lettering on this gem of a sign in Oakland, CA. 09-09

 

 

 

 

Pagano's Sports Bar
San Lorenzo, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland


The martini glass is a way to catch the attention of thirsty motorists as well as locals looking for a stopover. Pagano's Sports Bar in San Lorenzo looks to have more than one of these neon depictions of a martini. 09-09

(Far right) A close-up look at a red neon martini at Pagano's

(Near right) A look at the marquee at Pagano's in San Lorenzo

 

 

Texas Size Burgers
Lodi, CA
Photo courtesy Scott Strickland

The name Texas Size Burgers infers a roadside eatery with huge portions. The neon lettering designed to catch the eye of passers by at night is worth a look. 09-09

 

 

 

 

Joe's of Westlake
Daly City, CA
Photos courtesy Scott Strickland

Word is Joe's of Westlake features an "old time" atmosphere for those looking for Italian-American food. According to the Joe's website, the restaurant has been family owned since 1956. 09-09

(Near left) A close-up look at the neon marquee at Joe's of Westlake

 

 

Pee Wee's Pizza
San Leandro, CA
Photos courtesy Scott Strickland


Check out the neon marquee at Pee Wee's Pizza in San Leandro, CA. Word is the pizza here is worth a stop, however had been closed earlier in the year due to a fire. 09-09

(Near right) A close-up look at the pizza chef at Pee Wee's Pizza

(Far right) The neon marquee with its distinctive neon glow at dusk

 

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