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Coney Island Custard Shoppe
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Take a look at Custard's Coney Island Shoppe. If this nice round face can't cheer you up on a dreary day, nothing can! Sneak a peek into more treasures of the East at Snacks and Stuff East.



Frostop Root Beer
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Root beer locations are still prevalent in the Eastern states. In addition to the classic Frostop pictured to the left, many more can be seen at Roadside Peek's Root Beer East section.



Photo courtesy Bob Jagendorf

Last and not least, a good sit-down hot meal can be very enticing after a long day on the road. See some of these place in the East at Sit Down Restaurants East.




El Mocambo Tavern
Photo courtesy Jay Lin

Some of the most interesting signage comes from liquor stores and taverns. Check some of the best from the East at Roadside Peek's Roadside Taverns East.



White Manna
Photo courtesy Steve Felder

Advertising to the traveler looking for a quick and cheap meal, especially with the number of choices in the larger towns and cities, sometimes brings out the creative best in signage. Check out some of the best from the East here at Roadside Peek's Fast Food Joints East.



Frisch's Big Boy
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Big Boy restaurants, old and new, still exist throughout the country. Here at Roadside Peek's Big Boy East section, are some of the noteworthy Big Boy locations in the East.
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The Coffee Cup Restaurant
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

The east is famous for great coffee shop hangouts. See some of the coffee shop locations that can be found back east at Roadside Peek's Coffee Shops East.



Summit Diner
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

What is roadside travel without a stop or two at a diner? Check out Roadside Diners East for a look at many great diners in the Eastern U.S. Caution: you may get hungry after visiting, but it'll be worth the pangs from ol' stomacho.



Photo courtesy T.H. Lyda

Sometimes, there's nothing better than seeing a neon sign light up a friendly eatery. Roadside Neon is always a fun one to see, and there's plenty at Roadside Peek's Neon Eateries East.




Circus Drive-in
Photo courtesy Bob Jagendorf

With the car culture that hit the States after the war, drive-in eateries became a place to hangout to both be seen and to grab some convenient grub. See some of the drive-in eateries of the east at Roadside Peek's Drive-in Eateries East.



Coney Island, NY
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Looking for a great hot dog? Well, the East has some famous dogs. See them here at Roadside Peek's Avenue of the Dogs East.



Burger Chef
Photo courtesy John Flack

Sometimes, a great meal can be had by grabbing a burger while on the road. See some of the favorites from the East at Roadside Peek's Burger Joints East.



Pizzeria Regina
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

A stopover in Boston will bring the hungry roadside traveler home to some great pizza. The Pizzeria Regina has served empty stomachs in the North End of Boston since 1926. This place has some fantastic pizza. See more pizza delights from the East at Roadside Peek's Pizza Pubs East. 02-08



Frisch's Mainliner
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Here's a rather fancy sign for Frisch's Mainliner, located in Cincinnati, OH. This restaurant, Cincinnati's first Big Boy restaurant, opened in 1939. See more Big Boy favorites at Roadside Peek's Big Boy East.












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