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Roadside Cafes Central California


Zingo's Cafe
Bakersfield, CA
Photo courtesy Jimmy Bowman

Zingo's Cafe features a neon sign that points the way in to the eating area. However, be careful not to block the path of the trucking area or be prepared to get dusted.



City Cafe
Fresno, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

It's hard to go wrong eating at a cafe called the City Cafe. Can't personally vouch for the food here, but the sign itself is nice. 03-05



Tecolate Cafe Firebaugh CATecalote Cafe
Fresno, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

The Tecalote Cafe in Fresno also features dancing. 02-06



El Capitan Cafe Firebaugh CAEl Capitan Cafe
Firebaugh, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Firebaugh, CA is home to the El Capitan Cafe and its old time-worn sign. Not sure for how many years the El Capitan Cafe has been serving hungry patrons in Firebaugh. 03-06




Kelly's Cafe Tehachapi CAKelly's Cafe
Tehachapi, CA
Photo courtesy John King

Check out this old roadside sign at Kelly's Cafe in Tehachapi, CA. How can a hungry traveler resist stopping in this place for a bite to eat after having a look at this sign. 09-10




Forty One Cafe
Lemoore, CA
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

Here's the Forty One Cafe located along Highway 41 in Lemoore, CA. Check out the little burger guy on top of the roof holding the burger and frosted over mug. He appears to be from the A&W family of burger statues. 12-10










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