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Sfmikeegee Sep 2, 2012 11:30 AM

There used to be a drive-in just down from Masonic Street (towards Ocean Beach), just of Geary Blvd. Can anyone remember the name and/or street it was on?

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    poser Sep 2, 2012 08:41 PM

    Tony's Cablecar.

    http://www.tonyscablecar.com/

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      Steve Green Sep 2, 2012 11:46 PM

      OP says it was west of Masonic -- Tony's is the other way.

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        poser Sep 3, 2012 09:38 AM

        I'm getting the feeling the OP is referring to some place not on Geary.

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          FoodTrippin Sep 3, 2012 10:00 AM

          13 cent hamburgers. 1st help yourself soda dispenser that I can recall in San Francisco. Definitely Munchies.

          Time frame late 60's, early 70's.

          Across the street from where the car wash is now. +/- a city block.

          1. re: FoodTrippin
            Steve Green Sep 3, 2012 12:43 PM

            Thank you for confirming my memory of that time, which for some reason is a bit hazy. I don't recall the soda dispensers, but I do remember the 13c burgers.

    2. smatbrat Sep 2, 2012 12:51 PM

      you are talking about a theatre or restaurant?

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        Sfmikeegee Sep 2, 2012 01:23 PM

        Sorry, a restaurant. It was a "walk-up", where you could get burgers, fries, shakes, etc.

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          Steve Green Sep 2, 2012 02:28 PM

          Sure sounds like Munchies. I only knew of it in the early 70's, when I lived nearby. I'm pretty sure it was gone by 1980, if not earlier. By the way, you don't need to apologize for not specifying "restaurant"; this is, after all, a food forum.

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            wally Sep 2, 2012 03:03 PM

            In the 60's, there was a Mel's, I think just beyond Parker, maybe set back from the street.

      2. Steve Green Sep 2, 2012 11:39 AM

        Would that have been Munchies? This was in the early 70's, and IIRC it was in a little dead-end alley off the south side of Geary.

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          Sfmikeegee Sep 2, 2012 01:26 PM

          What is"IIRC"? Was it on Street where there is now a car wash, or another street where Lock World is? Maybe as far back as 60's????

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            kc72 Sep 2, 2012 01:43 PM

            If I Recall Correctly

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