These 9 Nostalgic Illinois Restaurants Are Perfect For Summer
Nothing is more old-fashioned than drive-in restaurants, and there are nine in Illinois you definitely don’t want to miss. Whether you’ve been alive long enough to remember when these places first opened or have just enjoyed them all your life, it’s always a trip down Memory Lane when you visit one of these rustic dives. Check them out:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
For more great places to eat, check out nine restaurants that define Illinois here.
What drive-in restaurants did we miss? Share your favorite burger and ice cream stands with us below in the comments.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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