Dallas, Texas: Statue of Lenin (Gone)
Visitor Tips and News About Statue of Lenin
It's gone. Goff's itself has moved from Lovers Ln. to Hillcrest Rd., only about a mile away. The burgers are the same, the decor is not. The Goff's purists are not pleased; tourists probably won't notice.[emily, 07/14/2005]
The 8-ft. tall statue of Communist icon Vladmir Lenin that stands in front of Goff's Hamburgers in Dallas is up for auction on eBay next week, starting Dec.... [12/03/2004] Complete News Story
It is true that the owner is less than cordial to customers. He has always been that way and I don't think he means it personally. However, the Goff's #12 is the most decadently fabulous hamburger in the world -- very much worth not worrying about the owner's personality problems! I grew up in University Park, Dallas, eating Goff's hamburgers and just today I went by for the first time in probably 15 years and had a # 12. They are still the same! If you have never had one, you really owe it to yourself to experience the finest![Kay Swenson, 01/04/2004]
Right in the middle of Dallas suburbs, you'll find a very curious sight. In the middle of strip mall haven, in front of a small, unassuming burger shop, stands an actual surviving statue of Lenin. At the base of the statue there's a little plaque, engraved with the words "America Won".
Folks that clued us into this odd site told us go see the statue, but unless you feel like verbal abuse, skip the food. It seems the owner is notorious for being rude to customers.[Dorota, 09/10/2000]
Rude? Hey, America won the right to be rude.