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The Smack Drive Inn Restaurant

Photos: Sarasota History

Credit: Sarasota County History Center

Sarasota History - The Smack Drive Inn Restaurant photo

The Smack was a very popular drive-in restaurant that teenagers especially enjoyed. They served inexpensive food, and had 'car hop' servers to wait on you while you sat in your car. Speakers hanging in the trees provided music, and after Friday night high school football games, you could hardly get in the parking lot.


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