Jade Restaurant (Then and Now)
Kingman, AZ Postcard courtesy Allen Sandquist
Here a shot of the Jade Restaurant and Curio shop back in the
day along with a photo of the place in current times. Besides the awnings,
the old shot of the Jade featured some sort of character on the marquee.
As is typical these days, the old character signage was replaced with
a bit of backlit plastic. Yes, the then shot is on the far left.
Cholla Restaurant (Closed)
Holbrook, AZ Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
The Cholla Restaurant in Holbrook has the same name
as the nearby power plant located off of Route 66.
UPDATE 01/09 : The Cholla Restaurant is now gone, replaced with a Calvary Chapel. The old sign frame is still there, although the yellow arrow and bulbs on top of the sign have been removed. 01-09
Rod's Steak House
Williams, AZ Photo courtesy Allen Sandquist
A roadside establishment off Route 66, Rod's
Steak House in Williams, AZ serves up some good hearty beef to the
For a neon look at this marquee, take a look here.
This little cow sits outside of Rod's. This establishment has been in
business since 1946.
Photo courtesy Allen Sandquist
Seligman, AZ Photo courtesy Tony Craig
The Copper Cart is well known in Seligman and to Route 66 aficionados for serving food
and friendly service for years. Not to mention this sign, which has been
featured in many publications.
UPDATE 02/08 : The Copper Cart in Seligman is now closed. Many thanks to Dave van Hulsteyn for update. 02-08
UPDATE 01/09 : The Copper Cart restaurant reopened in April 2008 under new ownership. The interior was completely remodeled to look like the nostalgic diners of the 50's. Many thanks to Kelly for update. 01-09
The Plainsman (Closed)
Holbrook, AZ Photo courtesy Tony Craig
The Plainsman Restaurant is still located in Holbrook still stands
guard alongside the roadside with its rather large rifle.
The Plainsman close-up of sign Photo courtesy Rod Holcomb
UPDATE 01/09 : The Plainsman Restaurant is now closed and going through renovation. According to one of the owners family members, the restaurant should be open for business again one day. 01-09