Cool photo of the old Doggie Diner at Mission and Army

Bernalwood reports:

Doggie Diner was a chain of fast food restaurants scattered around the Bay Area. The franchise enjoyed its heyday during a mid-1960s expansion, during which it installed rotating doggie-head mascots above each of its 30 or so restaurants. The doggie-heads became iconic in San Francisco, even after the Doggie Diner chain shut down for good in 1986.

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3 Responses to “Cool photo of the old Doggie Diner at Mission and Army”

  1. scum says:

    I grew up by the one on 25th and Geary. Zippy like them too.

  2. Herr Doktor Professor Deth Vegetable says:

    There’s a good shot of this in the Walter Matthau movie “The Laughing Policeman”

  3. Since B4U says:

    Looks like the Twister variant of the Plymouth Duster, A Ford van Jamming Econo(line), a hippy bus and a Caddy.