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Menu-ette Grand Opening
Tribune photo published December 4, 1948
The Menu-ette Café at 524 Lincoln Way was operated by Kenneth Goodell and offered 24-hour service. This photo looks west. The house in the background obscures a view of the Ames High School Fieldhouse. Grand Opening Monday, Dec. 6th. FREE Coffee served all Day Monday! Menu-ette will feature special 65¢ dinners, sandwiches, soups and chili, breakfast specials. 24 hour service! On Lincoln Way, just west of Lloyd Motor.
This photo from June of 1957 shows the Ames Dairy Creme, which replaced the Menu-ette at 524 Lincoln Way. The Ames High School Fieldhouse is visible at right in this picture which faces southwest.
Iowa Department of Transporation is at lower left. Note the Ames High School fieldhouse where Lincoln Center parking lot is located today.
1953 USDA aerial photograph showing Menu-ette location
From the middle 1960s through the early 1970s, Henry’s Hamburgers would occupy the same site at 524 Lincoln Way. - more views of Henry's Hamburgers in Ames -
Contemporary view of 524 Lincoln Way
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