Defunct Restaurants ......are these all long gone ?
just remembering going to these places as a kid ..... are they all gone?
Arthur Treachers Fish and Chips
Straw Hat Pizza
Pup "n" Taco
and back then "A and W" was the best root beer served in that frosty mug
even if the food wasn't that good the memories are
4376 W Sunset Blvd-out of business, Los Angeles, CA 90029
736 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Thanks WM... I wondered if Jerry's would reopen....guess not..... gotta find another source for lox in the South Bay. Funny, I was just there the other week and didn't see anything about farrell's opening up.... is there a sign up? I have great memories of farrell's (when they were in Brea) and we used to have wild birthday parties there.
I don't think that outdoors extension of the Del Amo Mall can really support any more chain restaurants. I was hoping Market Broiler would've opened up but it looks like they backed out of the area. I would've liked to have another fish option other than the red lobsters (ugh) and the tiny fish grill concepts....
Farrell's I believe has a location in Santa Clarita and Mission Viejo now, and they've always existed in Hawaii. Velvet Turtle I believe is long gone, as is Straw Hat.
No A&W's around any more as far as I know - the last one I knew of was on Pico near Factor's Deli if I recall correctly.
Straw Hat Pizza isn't long gone... http://www.strawhatpizza.com/locations/
Pioneer Chicken... according to Wikipedia (groan... I know).
There are 3 remaining locations in the Los Angeles area: 1) 5970 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles (near San Vicente Blvd); 2) 904 S Soto Street, Los Angeles; and 3) 6323 Florence Avenue, Bell Gardens.
5970 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The A&W website lists three outlets in Los Angeles County, including Torrance in addition to the ones below. Most of these are labeled as "multibrand" which I think means they're mall food-court counters that also offer Taco Smell and other fast-food brands.
A & W Root Beer Drive-Ins
10951 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650
Taco Bell & A W
1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747
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