Indiana October 03, 2016
These 8 Retro Indiana Restaurants Will Make You Think You’ve Done The Time Warp
There are tons of neat restaurants to explore across Indiana, but sometimes you just want to retreat into the past, when everything was simpler and people took a minute to slow down and enjoy the world around them. If you’re looking for a more nostalgic meal, you’ll want to check out some of these retro restaurants in Indiana.
1. South Side Soda Shop and Diner - Goshen
This famous soda shop and diner has been featured on Food Network and is well known for their incredible desserts, like their pies and old fashioned malts. They specialize in Philly cheesesteaks, chili, and burgers, so be sure to try one of them out with a heaping portion of spiral fries.
Find them at: Edit
1122 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526
2. Triple XXX - West Lafayette
This retro diner and drive-in will take you back decades. If you're in the food for some amazing old fashioned root beer, a burger and fries, or some phenomenal breakfast, this is the place to go. Just like in the olden days, this place accepts cash only...none of that funny plastic stuff.
Find them at: 2 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
3. The Steer-In - Indianapolis
The Steer-In is a historic and retro diner and drive thru in central Indiana. This famous place is a high quality greasy spoon that will transport you back in time. From their highly raved breakfasts to their tenderloin sandwiches, you'll fall in love at first bite.
Try them at: 5130 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219
4. Larrison's Diner - Seymour
You can't get more retro than this quaint diner! This place is an old fashioned family diner at its best. There are also some historic ties to John Mellencamp you can learn about, if you're a fan. You'll get typical diner food here, like burgers, tenderloins, fries, and superb breakfast.
Try them at: 200 S Chestnut St, Seymour, IN 47274
5. Cindy's Diner - Fort Wayne
This tiny, no frills diner is the simple restaurant you've been searching for. With an old fashioned jukebox and out-of-this-world diner grub, you'll fall in love with Cindy's.
Find them at: 230 W Berry St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
6. Zaharakos - Columbus
Zaharakos is famous for their retro ice cream, as well as their old fashioned diner food. You have to try one of their famous sundaes, floats, or milkshakes, but be sure to also grab lunch or dinner here!
Find them at:329 Washington St, Columbus, IN 47201
7. Ivanhoe's Drive In - Upland
Ivanhoe's is a famous institution in Upland for their basic, yet delicious food options. Enjoy a nostalgic burger, sandwich, salad, fries, or onion rings. But the real draw here is their old fashioned ice cream, sold in over 100 flavors. This is a must visit!
FInd them at: 979 S Main St, Upland, IN 46989
8. Remember When Pizzeria - Terre Haute
Remember When Pizzeria is a retro-themed pizza place centered around small town diners from years ago. Their homage to Terre Haute's historic role in the old fashioned Coca-Cola bottles and retro '50s decor are great complements to their tasty pizza.
Find them at: 2177 S State Road 46, Terre Haute, IN 47803
Which one of these nostalgic retro restaurants are you dying to try? Did we miss any? Let us know and be sure to check out
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