Mom & Pop Restaurants

 

I'm thinking of starting a POI file of Mom & Pop Restaurants. You know, those locally owned and operated places that serve really good local food. jessjpm has volunteered to help.

There are already POIs for local burger joints, hot dog stands, bbq places and submarine shops (possibly others). This would be casual restaurants not fitting into one of the other catagories.

What do ya'll think?

If you want to contribute your favorite locations, please post here. Please include the name, city, and co-ordinates, at least. Phone number would also be good.

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Great idea, this will be a

Great idea, this will be a great addition to our catalog of community built POI Files.

Miss POI

Drive-Ins Dives and Diners

Wouldn't this be basically the same project as the Dive-Ins Dives and Diners project? Most M&Ps will fit in one of those categories.

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tv show

phranc wrote:

Wouldn't this be basically the same project as the Dive-Ins Dives and Diners project? Most M&Ps will fit in one of those categories.

the file quoted above is based off of a TV show and only has the locations that are featured on that program included.

Not famous

miss poi wrote:
phranc wrote:

Wouldn't this be basically the same project as the Dive-Ins Dives and Diners project? Most M&Ps will fit in one of those categories.

the file quoted above is based off of a TV show and only has the locations that are featured on that program included.

I suppose this would be like Drive-ins and Diners that haven't been on the program. wink

I don't watch the show, so I don't know how strictly they adhere to that 'drive-ins and diners' definition - but it's not my intention to limit this POI file to those two categories. I'm thinking cafes and casual restaurants. Family friendly locally owned eating establishments.

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Should have a different name

sundry wrote:
miss poi wrote:
phranc wrote:

Wouldn't this be basically the same project as the Dive-Ins Dives and Diners project? Most M&Ps will fit in one of those categories.

the file quoted above is based off of a TV show and only has the locations that are featured on that program included.

I suppose this would be like Drive-ins and Diners that haven't been on the program. wink

I don't watch the show, so I don't know how strictly they adhere to that 'drive-ins and diners' definition - but it's not my intention to limit this POI file to those two categories. I'm thinking cafes and casual restaurants. Family friendly locally owned eating establishments.

Sounds like something I'd want on my GPS!

However, I've started working on an update of the "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives" TV show gpx (See: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/17389) and obviously a M&P poi should be it's own file. I would say that you could probably incorporate all the places in it for the larger file.

You see more Diners & Drive-Ins on the show, but they have had a number of Dives as well... Obviously it's about the food and atmosphere, not the building.

It'll take me several more days before I get the current update finished and with the new season starting at some point, it will continue to grow, so if you do want to include them, hold off a little.

smile

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The El Camino, Socorro, NM

sundry wrote:

If you want to contribute your favorite locations, please post here. Please include the name, city, and co-ordinates, at least. Phone number would also be good.

I'll start off with a place we get nearly all of our meals at when in Socorro, NM., open 24/7

El Camino Restaurant & Lounge
707 N California Street
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-1180
34.064068, -106.892783

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And a first one in Tucson, Az

El Charro Cafe
311 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 622-1922
http://www.elcharrocafe.com/
32.225651,-110.974464

El Charro is the oldest continuously family owned Mexican restaurant in the USA and is in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Thanks

rocknicehunter wrote:

Sounds like something I'd want on my GPS!

However, I've started working on an update of the "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives" TV show gpx (See: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/17389) and obviously a M&P poi should be it's own file. I would say that you could probably incorporate all the places in it for the larger file.

You see more Diners & Drive-Ins on the show, but they have had a number of Dives as well... Obviously it's about the food and atmosphere, not the building.

It'll take me several more days before I get the current update finished and with the new season starting at some point, it will continue to grow, so if you do want to include them, hold off a little.

smile

I'm looking forward to your updated file. It's going to take me a while to get this ball rolling, anyway.

Thanks for offering to let me include your list.

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Excellent

rocknicehunter wrote:

I'll start off with a place we get nearly all of our meals at when in Socorro, NM., open 24/7

El Camino Restaurant & Lounge
707 N California Street
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-1180
34.064068, -106.892783

rocknicehunter wrote:

El Charro Cafe
311 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 622-1922
http://www.elcharrocafe.com/
32.225651,-110.974464

El Charro is the oldest continuously family owned Mexican restaurant in the USA and is in the National Register of Historic Places.

Thanks for these locations. Good stuff!

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M&P Restaurants

Fotina's Family Restaurant
400 East 156th Street
Cleveland, OH 44110-1731
Phone: (216) 692-1375

lat=41.575003
lon=-81.568593

Free WIFI Open for Breakfast & Lunch
6:am - 2:pm 7 Days

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Bingham's Restaurant

Bingham's Restaurant
Rt. 92 & I-81
Lenox, PA 18820
(570) 222-9666

I-81 Exit 211; Easy Off/On

-75.671632
41.713058

Great family food. Save room for pie.

My favs ...

Jestine's Kitchen
251 Meeting St, Charleston, SC‎
(843) 722-7224‎
32.783348 -79.932144

Recipes
2919 Crooks Rd, Troy, MI‎
(248) 614-5390‎
42.561115, -83.167210

Christine's Cuisine
729 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI‎
(248) 584-3354‎
42.460862, -83.123950

Ruggero's (Italian)
2055 S Linden Rd
Flint, MI 48532
(810) 733-7633
43.000782, -83.772623

Fly Trap
22950 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI
(248) 399-5150‎
42.461984, -83.135280

Inn Season (Vegetarian)
500 E 4th St, Royal Oak, MI‎
(248) 547-7916‎
42.487256, -83.139489

Breakfast Club
30600 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI‎
(248) 307-9090‎
42.516858, -83.106272

Glisce Crepes
1945 W Maple Rd, Troy, MI‎
(248) 288-9000‎
42.547789, -83.171829

Mama's Place (Soul food)
15250 W 7 Mile Rd, Detroit, MI‎
(313) 342-6120‎
42.430285, -83.196790

Beans & Cornbread (Soul food)
29508 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI‎
(248) 208-1680‎
42.503258, -83.313308

Ritzy Lunch
456 W Pike St, Clarksburg, WV‎
(304) 622-3600‎
39.281057, -80.341366

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42.487071, -83.146576 Cafe

42.487071, -83.146576
Cafe Muse (bkfst & lunch svc only)
418 S. Washington Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
248-544-4749

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possible addition

47.530597 , -122.632454

Solid Rock Cafe
1140 Bethel Ave
Port Orchard, WA 98366
(360) 876-6311

Good burgers and pizza. No french fries with burgers. Limited menu. Ice cream parlor. Christian music plays.

Modern Food & Spirits

42.616854, -83.349782
Modern Food & Spirits
535 Cass Lake Road
Keego Harbor, MI 48320
(248) 681-4231
www.modernfoodspirits.com‎

Food is worthy of fine dining. Priced like a
slightly up-scale neighborhood place.

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Anita's

Anita's Mexican Cuisine
309 S Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 722-6323
-117.37678, 33.192414

Good value. Inexpensive. Indoor and outdoor seating.

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Blue Bonnet Cafe Marble Falls TX

-98.276274° 30.570544°
Blue Bonnet Cafe
211 Us Highway 281
Marble Falls, TX 78654
(830) 693-2344

Great food, good prices, save room for dessert!

My favorite eating place when I travel between Fort Worth and San Antonio.

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Koffee Kup Hico, TX

-98.032921°, 31.982990°
Koffee Kup
300 W. 2nd St.
HWY. 281 & HWY. 6
HICO, TEXAS, 76457
254.796.4839

Main dishes are OK, but this is the place to stop for a cup of coffee and a LARGE piece of pie!

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Just want to make sure it is in the spot

Here is the best hot dogs in St. Louis

Latitude 38.688394
Longitude -90.362101

Woofie's Hot Dogs
1919 Woodson Rd.
Overland, MO 63114
(314) 426-6291

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