Illinois Eateries (page 1)

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Bert's Chuck Wagon
Collinsville, IL


Bert's Chuck Wagon opened here in 1965. The sign was originally located on a pole next to the building. The top row of photos is from 2010. Later that year, the restaurant was forced to move to a new location due to road expansion. The building was demolished. The sign was repainted and is now displayed inside the new location (bottom photo). [map]

Lem's BBQ House
Chicago, IL
Lem's BBQ House opened here in 1953. This sign is probably from that time. For more, see this website. [map]

Orange Garden Restaurant
Chicago, IL
The Orange Garden Restaurant opened around 1923. It is the oldest Chinese restaurant in Chicago. The restaurant went by a different name until 1932. The facade is probably from the 1940s. The sign may be from the 1940s or 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

Harlo Grill
Melrose Park, IL
The Harlo Grill opened in 1953. It is open 24 hours. For more, see this website. [map]

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