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Old Towne Grinder & Ice Cream Parlour (CLOSED): "Eat and Drink All-American style" Top 5 Page for this destination Orange Restaurant Tip by marinarena

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If you want the ol' time American experience, come here. Inside, the eaterie is filled with old soda bottles and a few Coca-Cola machines. As for the menu, don't expect the modern-day American fu-fu cuisine here. No fancy gourmet sandwiches with exotic ingredients, no tacos, no nachos, no sushi.

The "grinder" on the menu is a staple here. It is simply a submarine sandwich or "hoagie" with white roll bread and fillings inside. Choose from the classics: roast beef, ham or turkey. Originally, a grinder was a nickname for a dock worker.

If you can't deal with the meaty grinders, there is a vegetarian sandwich available, along with sides like fries and salads.

And everyone can't go wrong here with ice cream. There is a classic variety of flavors: Vanilla, Rocky Road, Mint and Chip and more. To be kind to yourself, a kid's scoop will suffice.

Favorite Dish: Turkey grinder ...not too heavy
Mint and Chip ice cream- delicious and freshens your breath!

Address: 177 North Glassell Street Orange, CA 92866
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: Old Town Orange area, close to Chapman College
Phone: 714-289-1970
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 4
Theme: American

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 4, 2016
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