That American Renaissance man, Ben Franklin, would feel right at home at Poor Richard's Restaurant, named after his…More own Poor Richard's Almanac. Not only does the restaurant give quarter to some of literature's most enduring quotations, such as the almanac's own "A penny saved is a penny earned," to Shakespeare's "Neither a borrower nor a lender be." It also offers up a diverse menu including steak, fish, chicken, hot dogs, salads, nachos, soups and sandwiches. Even the nation's first capitol and a flavor of Franklin's ambassadorship to France get in on the mix, by way of Philly steaks and French dip sandwiches.
The restaurant's walls and shelves are loaded with stuffed wildlife and St. Louis high school and professional sports memorabilia. Among this is a mounted jersey of St. Louis Blues hockey right-winger Cam Janssen, a Eureka native. Word is he stops in on occasion.
Eureka MotoMart 5695 Fox Creek Rd, Pacific, MO63069 You can't miss this MotoMart during a trip to Six Flags-St. Louis, as it's directly across from the popular theme park.…More That location makes it a convenient stop for gassing up before hitting the road home. Live a few hours away and need to reload on snacks and other road fare before taking off? No problem either; MotoMart is no slouch in the convenience store arena. There's also an attached McDonald's restaurant, for those wanting a sit-down meal before that ride home.