Over the years, the place slowly started to die. Disinterested management and road construction seemed to have it going down a path it couldn't recover from. It closed briefly, but was saved buy a guy named John Golfs, who has an appreciation for the nostalgic significance of the place and who happens to be a big car guy. In the past couple of years, he's done some renovations and modified the menu, bringing back in the car buffs and the people like me who remember going on dates there long ago. The place is definitely a blast from the past.
I hadn't been there since he had taken ownership of the place, so when I picked my son up from a rehearsal this past week and he was hungry for a burger, I suggested we stop there. We went inside to eat so that I could see the new look. My son thought it was pretty cool. He ordered a Trix milkshake and a grilled cheese burger (a hamburger patty between two grilled cheese sandwiches, which is a prescription for a heart attack, but pretty tasty!) We shared an order of fries with cheese and it totally could have fed four. We were there midday on a weekday and a few antique vehicles came and went. I'll have to make it back on a Friday night when things are really hoping'
Blue Top Drive In
8801 Indianapolis Blvd