Road Food

Hit the highway for a meal at these charming diners and drive-ins.

Woman holding a bowl of ice cream from Ivanhoe's

Ivanhoe’s

979 S. Main St., Upland
765-998-7261

Scoop up a treat at this drive-in, which proudly serves 100 different kinds of milkshakes and another 100 sundaes.

diners at Nick's Kitchen

Nick’s Kitchen

506 N. Jefferson St., Huntington
260-356-6618

It all began in 1904 with founder Nick Freienstein selling hamburgers from a pushcart; now the restaurant’s a local landmark.

A pork tenderloin sandwich from Mug-N-Bun

Mug-N-Bun

5211 W. 10th St., Speedway
317-244-5669

The pork tenderloins spill well over the buns they’re served on at this drive-in of more than 50 years.

woman holding two plates of food from Hilltop Inn Restaurant

Hilltop Inn Restaurant

1100 Harmony Way, Evansville
812-422-1757

See if you can stomach the most famous menu item here, as sampled by TV foodie Alton Brown: the brain sandwich.

the facade of Oasis Diner

Oasis Diner

405 W. Main St., Plainfield
317-837-7777

This ’50s-fabulous New Jersey transplant has been relocated, restored, and reopened here on the Historic National Road.