Eau Claire, Wisconsin: Classic Garage Diner

A former auto repair garage has been turned into a 1950s diner with real vintage cars among the booths. Opened June 2015.
Address:
2111 3rd St., Eau Claire, WI
Directions:
West side of the river, on the northeast corner 3rd St./US Hwy 12 BUS and Maple St. Look for the old cars.
Hours:
M-Sa 11-9 (Call to verify)
Phone:
715-598-7200
Admission:
Free to look.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Classic Garage Diner

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Classic Garage Diner

The Classic Garage diner is inspired by the style of a 1956 Texaco gas station, with fifties' details such as checkered floors and polished chrome. Rick Payton's classic Cadillac of the Day is parked under the canopy out front. Diners also sit beside one of Rick's Caddies inside the restaurant, elevated and on display. His fleet includes everything from a 1958 Eldorado Brougham to a 1955 Coupe De Ville, and every car will be on rotation within the diner. This place just opened last week.

[Rocky Williams, 06/09/2015]

It's like eating among fancy old cars inside a garage, except that the garage is a diner.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Paul Bunyan and Babe StatuesPaul Bunyan and Babe Statues, Eau Claire, WI - < 1 mi.
Perplexing Pizza ChefPerplexing Pizza Chef, Eau Claire, WI - 1 mi.
River Garbage SwanRiver Garbage Swan, Eau Claire, WI - 1 mi.
In the region:
Giant Circus Poster, Durand, WI - 26 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

June 18, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Wisconsin Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota, Darwin, Minnesota (Jun 17-23, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now

 

Favorite Quirky City Sights