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Any great local eats: Terre Haute to St. Louis?

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Doing a road trip in a couple of weeks, and would like to find some old-time mom and pop places to eat, if any still exist.

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  1. I'm very interested in hearing any answers as I'll be driving from Dayton to St. Louis in the next few months and expect to be driving through Terre Haute around breakfast.

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    1. re: Fibber McGee

      We had a great breakfast at a Greek diner on the outskirts of Terre Haute a couple of years ago. Can't remember the name of the place, so maybe a local could chime in. It's up on a hill, if that helps. (But how many Greek diners can there be in TH?)

      1. re: pikawicca

        It's not an "old time" place, but Firefly Grill is probably the best restaurant between those two cities, in Effingham:
        Highly recommended.

        http://www.ffgrill.com/

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        Firefly Grill
        1810 Avenue of Mid America, Effingham, IL 62401

    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGkBil...

      I've always wanted to try this place. It's not too far off 70

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      1. re: Scott D

        Been there several times. Get VERY good directions, mapquest won't cut it. Grill closed at 12:30 sharp. Burgers are good, not amazing. 15 on a scale of 1 to 10 on nostalgia.