Oregon Eateries

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Milwaukie, OR
Roake's opened in 1938 as Jiffy Way Lunch. In the 1940s, the place was known as known as Long John's. It became Roake's in the late 1970s. The Dachshund sign is a reference to the stand's foot-long hot dogs. I don't know how old that sign is. I'm not sure if the Coca-Cola sign is new or impeccably restored. [map]

former Linnton Family Cafe
Portland, OR
Burgerville [gone]
Beaverton, OR
The Linnton Family Cafe building and sign were adapted for a Subway restaurant around 2009. The Subway had closed by 2018. By 2022, it was housing a cannabis store. For more, see this website. [map]

The Burgerville chain was established as Burgerville USA in Vancouver, WA in 1961. This location was built in 1969. There are now about 40 locations in Washington and Oregon. I believe this was the only vintage location left. It closed in 2019 and the building now houses a meat market. The signs are gone.

Polar King
Gresham, OR
Polar King opened here in 1952. These photos are from 2015. The sign was repainted around 2019. [map]

More Oregon:
Lil' Sambo's (Lincoln City)
Fins Drive-in (Springfield)
Half Way Cafe (Walton)

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