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Old 02-19-2008, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
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Anybody in here originally from Huntington? Do you remember back in the 70's
a small restaurant called " Hamburger Choo Choo "? At least that what i recall.

It was somewhere in Huntington village. And the place burned down.

Your food ( Burgers & Fries ) would be served on a small toy train set. I was very young so i my memories are not so clear.

Anybody , anybody?
I totally remember it- My Grandmother used to take me there all the time as a child. Of course I loved it then. There was another restaurant we went to too that I only vaguely remember- family style - in Centerport on the North side of 25A- maybe where the motel is now? Anyone remember the name????
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Old 02-19-2008, 04:45 PM
 
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Link's Log Cabin?
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Old 02-19-2008, 09:25 PM
 
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I remember eating there as a kid! i loved it!
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:03 PM
 
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The Choo Choo was very cool, I remember going there in the "way back" of my parents Plymouth Fury wagon (seatbelts, what seatbelts)???

The current occupant of the space is Tomo Hibachi. Home
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Old 02-20-2008, 02:21 PM
 
Location: home...finally, home .
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Link's Log Cabin?

Absolutely. And, I remember the terrible fire.
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Old 02-21-2008, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Little Babylon
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What eateries are left in Huntington? Is that greasy spoon across from First Pres still there?
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:03 PM
 
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What eateries are left in Huntington? Is that greasy spoon across from First Pres still there?
A lot of the bar-restaurants are the same ones I remember being there when I was a kid - (Canterbury Ales, Meehan's, etc). Golden Dolphin diner has been there a long time.
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Little Babylon
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I think the name was something like Soviaro?

I'm still getting over the Rose and Thistle being torn down.
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Old 02-22-2008, 09:04 AM
 
Location: home...finally, home .
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The Thatched Cottage is there, but only for catering now.
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Old 06-25-2008, 08:17 AM
 
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Hi! I'm dating myself now, but my grandparents used to live in Huntington and when I was 4 or 5 my grandfather would take my sister and I to the Hamburger Choo-Choo. It was heaven. When you're tiny, a burger and shake with your grandfather might be wonderful, but to sit at the counter and have your food come out on the train, was GREAT. I've often wished I could go back, or bring my daughter. Thanks for making my day
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