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McMinnville, Oregon: Alf's - Ice Cream, Burgers, and Monkey (Gone)

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Directions:
South side of town, on the northeast corner of Hwy 99W/Baker St. and Clairmont St. Three blocks north of Hwy 18 on Hwy 99W.
Hours:
Elvis the monkey has retired.
Status:
Gone

Elvis the monkey enjoys a sucker at Alf's.

Alf's - Ice Cream, Burgers, and Monkey

Watch Elvis the pet monkey cavort behind glass as you wolf down your burger and shake. After the pandemic shutdown, Elvis retired, and there has been no replacement monkey.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/06/2009]

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Alf's - Ice Cream, Burgers, and Monkey

Because of Covid and Elvis the Monkey's advanced age, he no longer hangs out in the restaurant.

[Stacey, 10/07/2023]
Alf's - Ice Cream, Burgers, and Monkey

The monkey's room is being renovated in August 2018, and he was not there.

[mcollien, 08/21/2018]
Alf's Burgers and Ice Cream

Oh, and one of our very favorite places to take friends from out-of-town is Alf's Burgers and Ice Cream in McMinville, Oregon. While eating, three monkeys can be seen behind glass playing, making faces, or spitting out chewed food and smashing it against the glass only to suck it back into their mouths. The cage is kept clean and the monkeys wear diapers and pants.

[George and Karen Adams, 11/11/1997]

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