One of the biggest Attractions of Route 66 is the Food!
From downtown Chicago to the Santa Monica Pier in L.A., the
Mother Road offers some of the best dining establishments in America....and these eateries include everything from 5-star Big City Restaurants to Diners in the middle of nowhere.
Scroll-down this page and you will get a "taste" of what this famous old highway has offered it's travelers since 1926. Enjoy!
Northpark Mall in Joplin, Mo. has recently remodeled it's food court with a Route 66 theme from floor to ceiling. The Mall is on the 1958 "final alignment" of 66 on north Rangeline Road.
In the East Texas town of Shamrock, Big Vern's Steakhouse offers an
excellent selection of home-cooked meals that draw visitors from around
The Bradberry-Bishop Deli in Webb City, MO. has a full-service restaurant that has served it's residents for over 70 years, and the soda counter is original! Yes, you can still get a cherry phosphate to this day, and the grilled burgers are to die for! They also do breakfast.
Lucille’s Roadhouse is at a T-intersection of old Route 66 and Airport Road on the east edge of Weatherford Oklahoma.
The outside appearance of Lucille’s Roadhouse is inspired by the original Lucille’s, a now-closed historic gas station a few miles down Route 66 near Hydro.
Located at 2935 South 6th street in Springfield, Illinois, is a small diner called the Cozy Dog Drive in. It is known as the home of the original hot dog on a stick. Opening up in 1946 the restaurant became the first Cozy Dog diner.
The Old Riverton Store (1925), formerly Eisler Bros., is in Riverton, Kansas.
Look for delicious sandwiches "Hand-crafted just for you" and a big Route 66 Gift Shop.
Baxter Springs, KS.
Stewarts 66 Cafe
Good Food - Good Service - Good Prices make Stewarts 66 Cafe a great small-town dining experience. They are located on Old 66 in Carterville, MO. at the corner of Main & PineSt., and they feature a full menu and delicious home-made pies!
Hours are Tues. thru Sat., 7am to 2pm & 4pm to 8pm. (closed Mondays). Open Sunday, 7am to 2pm.
Call 417-483-8199 Linda and Earl Stewart - Proprietors. (Members of the Route 66 Chamber)
White Rose Winery and
Bed & Breakfast, Carthage, MO.
MUCH MORE COMING SOON
The Mallos family immigrated to St Louis from
Greece in 1905 and later moved to Webb City
in 1913 and established the Minerva Candy at
that time. The business thrived until 2005 when
operations ceased. Tom and Mary Hamsher
purchased the building, candy making equip-
ment and contents in August of 2011.
After a year of restoration, the business reopened in October of 2012.
They offer Panini deli sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts. The Espresso Bar offers a wide range of coffee beverages and they make their own homemade ice cream! The candy operation was restarted in March of 2013 and offers a wide range of confectionary delights.
Live music is provided every Saturday night from 7 – 9 pm.
Hours are Monday thru Friday, 7 -7 ; (Friday 7 to 10 during warm weather) and Saturday 7 to 10. They are closed on Sundays.
MINERVA CANDY COMPANY, COFFEEHOUSE, DELI & ICE CREAM