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Burger Joints Midwest


Elias Brothers Big Boy
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Check out the nice marquee for the Big Boy in Livonia, MI. See more Big Boy favorites from the Midwest and East at Roadside Peek's Big Boy East. 04-01



White Grill
Nevada, MO
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The White Grill still lights up the roadside, advertising its food and shakes to motorist passing by this local landmark.




Holt Summit, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

The McDonald's at Holt Summit sports one of the original golden arches, including Speedee on top. Though McDonald's has embarked on a new image for its newest restaurants in the last couple of years, there's nothing better than an original.

This McDonald's was formerly in Jefferson City, MO. (info courtesy Dirk Burhans)

See others here at Roadside Peek's Southern California Food Chains.



Leo's Gorilla Burgers
Gravois Mills, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Hungry enough to eat a gorilla? Well... hungry enough to eat like a gorilla? Then Leo's Gorilla Burgers of Gravois Mills, MO is that .. and more. Not sure how much more... just more.



Harl's Grill
Photo courtesy Kelly Coalier

Hungry for a good beefburger? If you're in the Chicago area, check out Harl's Grill and their beefburgers and malts.



McDonald's Hamburgers
Muncie, IN
Photo courtesy Steve Felder

Over in the Muncie, Indiana area is an original McDonald's Hamburgers sign. Although the building itself ain't much to look at, the familiar single arches may make a stop in Muncie worthwhile.



Steak n' Shake
Springfield, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

In Springfield, MO is the location of one of the original Steak n' Shake restaurants. This Route 66 landmark, which also looks stupendous at night, is a good place for grub while wearing out during a road trip. Steak n' Shake was built in 1962 and is the only Steak n' Shake in the country still offering curb service.



White Castle
Photo courtesy Louis Di Fazio

Here's a White Castle Hamburger stand, a familiar sight on the East Coast. You can buy bags of mini-burgers here which make great midnight snacks!












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