Hit the highway for a meal at these charming diners and drive-ins.
1201 E. National Hwy., Washington812-254-2830
Sometimes you just need a coney dog and a root beer. That’s when you make a beeline for this throwback fave.
230 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne260-422-1957
A mere 15 people at a time can belly up to the bar at this breakfast and lunch spot, one of Fort Wayne’s most historic restaurants.
979 S. Main St., Upland765-998-7261
Scoop up a treat at this drive-in, which proudly serves 100 different kinds of milkshakes and another 100 sundaes.
506 N. Jefferson St., Huntington260-356-6618
It all began in 1904 with founder Nick Freienstein selling hamburgers from a pushcart; now the restaurant’s a local landmark.
5211 W. 10th St., Speedway317-244-5669
The pork tenderloins spill well over the buns they’re served on at this drive-in of more than 50 years.
1122 S. Main St., Goshen574-534-3790
Like pie? Great, because this venerable Main Street spot features more than 50 different kinds.
2 N. Salisbury St., West Lafayette765-743-5373
Juicy, savory burgers have been getting flipped at this college-town favorite since 1929.
1100 Harmony Way, Evansville812-422-1757
See if you can stomach the most famous menu item here, as sampled by TV foodie Alton Brown: the brain sandwich.
405 W. Main St., Plainfield317-837-7777
This ’50s-fabulous New Jersey transplant has been relocated, restored, and reopened here on the Historic National Road.