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Sit Down Eateries Midwest


Seven Dwarfs Restaurant
Wheaton, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The Seven Dwarfs Restaurant has a fantastic marquee found in Wheaton IL. This restaurant sign sports a comic character on its sign. The Seven Dwarf has been in the DuPage area of Chicago for over 30 years.

For more information, see the Seven Dwarfs Restaurant website.



Eastpark Restaurant
Ravenna, OH
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

For good "old school fun", check out the Eastpark Restaurant located in Ravenna, Ohio. "And who could beat a 24-hour joint that offers great sit-down grub and a lounge?" A great place for food.


Rosita's Restaurant
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Hungry for Mexican Food? Well, Rosita's in Illinois is a good stop, especially when its marquee is taken into consideration.



Hollywood Restaurant
Hamlet, IN
Photo courtesy Emily Steele

Here's the Hollywood Restaurant and its huge marquee in Hamlet, IN. Looks like the cocktail lounge is quite prominent at this place.



Oven Eatery (Demolished)
Youngstown, OH
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Looking forward to a nice meal on a warm Sunday afternoon? Then head over to The Oven in Youngstown, Ohio. But you can only head out in your dreams as this eatery is now defunct.

Many thanks to Mark Hackett and Big Dave Furnace for correction.



Mark Twain Dinette
Hannibal, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

A frosty mug welcomes you to the Mark Twain Dinette in Hannibal, MO. This mug shot can be seen from afar.




UPDATE 07/09 : Below are a couple of recent shots of the Mark Twin Dinette. Many thanks to Richard Weiss for update. 07-08


Mark Twain Dinette
Hannibal, MO
Photos and info courtesy Richard Weiss

In Hannibal, MO is the Mark Twain Dinette with a sign leading one to believe it was once a root beer stand. Check out the root beer mug. 07-08

(Far left) A more recent shot of the mug

(Near left) Another of the marquees at the dinette










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