Since Chicagoans have associated eating with drinking since the city’s founding, it’s no surprise the oldest bar in Illinois is also the oldest restaurant.
Just north of the city this Long Grove Tavern serves classic bar food as well as steaks, stews, and other stuff to keep you warm during the cold Illinois winter.
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So that’s what this homey spot in Thomasville - just north of the Florida border - has been doing for 98 years, along with playing host to weddings, receptions, and other local events.
Though they’re not exactly a pig on a spit at a luau, if you want pork chops, there’s no better place on the big island than the restaurant at this almost-100-year-old hotel.
In what might be the best Halloween restaurant ever, this historic Tombstone eatery now serves up a varied menu of steaks, potatoes, burgers, and bar food as well as Mexican standards in a building once known as The Bucket of Blood Saloon.
Aside from missing out on a golden marketing opportunity during the “Mork and Mindy” craze of the 1980s, this store – also the oldest store in Arkansas – has done everything right in its almost 125 years.
And pretty much ever since the first caveman realized he was too tired to grill a wooly mammoth after a long day of hunting, other cavemen were willing to do it for him.When your city only has a population of about 18,000, serving Greek, Italian and southern food in the same restaurant isn’t really that strange. So that’s what this homey spot in Thomasville - just north of the Florida border - has been doing for 98 years, along with playing host to weddings, receptions, and other local events.But even fires and earthquakes couldn’t close this place down, as it’s been running for 165 years and can rightfully display the gold letters over its door that claim it’s California’s oldest restaurant.If only cash advance stores and pawn shops were as forward-thinking as Buckhorn founder Henry H.For a price, of oldest bar in every state, we’ve once again culled restaurant associations, historical societies, tourism boards, and business licensing departments nationwide in search of the oldest While the US doesn’t quite date back to the caveman, it’s still got plenty of old restaurants.And, much like we tracked down the oldest bar in every state, we’ve once again culled restaurant associations, historical societies, tourism boards, and business licensing departments nationwide in search of the oldest Though usually the definition of “Greek Cuisine” is something served up by a cook at the Sig Ep House in Tuscaloosa, the oldest restaurant in Alabama is this Bessemer Greek joint that’s been owned by the Koikos family since 1925 and serves up specialties like Greek-style tenderloin and snapper in the massive four-room space that started as a simple counter in 1907.Try your best, like, REALLY your best, to not have the song from “Ren and Stimpy” running through your head when you dine in Indiana’s oldest restaurant, and instead try to think about the history of the place as an old stop on a stagecoach route from Evanston to Vincennes.Or, you can just stop thinking so much and enjoy the family-style comfort food that even got Abe Lincoln to stop by for a bite.And while the restaurant hasn’t always served up the slabs of pork, they’re the best bet on the menu at the spot that inherited Hawaii’s oldest restaurant title when legendary Wo Fat Chinese restaurant in Honolulu closed down several years ago.Though this old silver miners’ bar in the mountains of northern Idaho is the oldest restaurant in the state, it’s come close to shutting down more than once.