Seating is in comfortable booths, at tables and chairs, and at a row of swivel stools at a low old-time counter. Chicken decorations are found throughout the large one-room restaurant and include a fabulous collection of ‘50s ceramic chickens.
The celebrated menu item here is the $8.10 fresh-from-the-oven chicken-turkey pot pie dinner. The pie is stuffed with shredded chicken and turkey in gravy, has a good crust, and includes on the side mashed potatoes, a frozen vegetable, a tasty coleslaw, a big roll with real butter, and dessert pie (my faves are the sour cherry and chocolate cream). Though the chicken pie looks more like a cheeseburger when it is served, it is actually hidden under all the yellow gravy and quite delicious. More menu items include baked ham, roast sirloin, chicken-fried steak, fried chicken, hamburgers, and steaks. Meal delivery is by trolleys—an unusual sight except in Chinese dim sum restaurants.
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updated January 5, 2015