Classic Flavors, Classic Cars

photo of a booth at a diner

photo of a milkshake

photo of a milkshake

photo of a milkshake

We’ve all experienced that moment when we want to enjoy the classic flavors only diners offer. The food and the atmosphere create the experience of traveling back to the times of classic cars-the fifties. Let’s discover a few of the best diners providing classic themes around Ohio.

The Cruisin’ 50’s Diner, family owned and operated, is located in Mentor, Ohio. Enjoy the fifties music playing on the jukebox, nostalgic decor with portraits of icons from that decade. Thoughts of poodle skirts and sock hops come to mind when you walk through the door. Enjoy classic menu items including chili cheese fries and chicken fingers and of course homemade meatloaf. Take advantage of the live music and special events when the mood strikes you.

Diner 23 is the best place for those who love breakfast at noon. They serve it all day long. No matter what your choice of meal enjoy it at the 50’s style counter top seating or retro booths. The menu features delicious patty melts or reuben sandwiches, hearty pork chops, and country fried steak. If you think you have room for dessert taste the hand dipped ice cream cone or bread pudding. Play tunes on the vintage jukebox featuring authentic 45 records. Make sure you stop in during the week, Monday-Saturday.

photo of jukebox records

Are you in the mood for a unique diner experience? Then¬† you must visit Lost in the 50’s Diner located in St. Mary’s in Western Ohio. Enjoy the atmosphere of actual tokens from celebrities of the fifties. You’ll see the earrings and powder puff belonging to Lucille Ball and Marianne’s necklace worn on the well-known series”Gilligan’s Island.” Also don’t overlook the variety of autographed photos of popular icons from the decade. So the dining options include delicious ribs, root beer floats, and pancakes. They offer an unlimited buffet Friday evenings and Sunday Mornings.¬† This diner offers slot car races on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings, and Sunday afternoon. However this restaurant isn’t open on Tuesday.

So there’s probably several restaurants like this around Ohio and these are just a few of them. Stop by one or all of these restaurants for great food combined with a unique experience. Take in some classic flavors with the fun classic car atmosphere.


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