Kittanning, Pennsylvania: Muffler Man Holding a Hamburger

A unique Muffler Man of cowboy and gas station attendant origins, holding a large burger. "Sam" has stood here since 1962, making him one of the oldest original Muffler Men.

Cadet Restaurant

Address:
13514 US Route 422, Kittanning, PA
Directions:
Out in front of the Cadet Restaurant. East of town. On the north side of US 422 just east of Hwy 28/66.
Phone:
724-543-2704
RA Rates:
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Sam the Muffler Man.

Cowboy Muffler Man Holding Hamburger

The Cadet Restaurant has a giant hamburger-holding cadet welcoming you!

[Heather Manges, 08/19/2019]

"Sam" is a unique Muffler Man, with his gas-station attendant uniform, cowboy hat, and big burger.

Still selling burgers at the Cadet Restaurant.

Muffler Man Holding a Hamburger

Outside of the Cadet Restaurant stands a Muffler Man wearing a western hat and holding a hamburger. [Patrick Southam, 05/27/2017]

According to the restaurant, "Sam" has stood outside since 1962, although he was down for a dozen years (1990-2002) after he was decked by a Ford Bronco.

Muffler Man.

Cowboy Muffler Man "Sam"

"Sam" is indeed proudly standing in front of the Cadet Cafe - we stopped and had lunch at this informal spot (cooking shows playing on TV for the guests) and the food was all made-to-order and wonderful. Friendly staff makes this a "must" when you discover yourself in this particular neck o' the woods. Lots of fracking water trucks sometimes congest parking lot...

[Bruce, 06/10/2012]

Cadet Restaurant and Muffler Man.

Muffler Man with Burger

The Kittanning Muffler Man in front of the Cadet Restaurant is still doing his thing...selling those burgers. Stop in for a look and a lunch!

[John Holmes, 10/04/2009]

Cadet Man.

Muffler Man - Back!

Muffler man at Cadet Restaurant is alive and well. Has been rebuilt and is back in front of the restaurant holding a burger. Looks great! Stop in and sample the Cadet's American-made food.

[Tim Lucas, 06/15/2003]

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