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Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby BevP » Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:32 am

Noticed this morning taking Hubby to work...Preston Hwy at Blue Lick Rd,the old Moby Dick building signs up for Lonnies. I am very excited to have something different out our way. Love me some Chicago Dogs!
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby Mark Gilley » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:12 pm

hooray! dining options out here kinda, well, they suck. I was bummed when moby dick closed but I love me some lonnies!
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby David Smith » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:47 pm

I saw that they were open, so I decided to have lunch there today. I'm happy to say they are spot on!

I had an Italian beef sandwich, dripping with au jus, and topped with giardiniera. It was messy, and hot, and just the way it should be!
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby BevP » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:41 pm

Me and Hubby stopped bye this afternoon each got a Jumbo Clark St dog with fries loved them but I ordered a Wabash dog for my son to take home ..that is a beef dog with chili, onions and mustard NO Cheese as per the menu..son cannot tolerate dairy...got home was loaded with cheese.Tried to call no answer.
I will write this off as first week jitters and not affect my overall impression.
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby Christina Hall » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:11 pm

The pics I saw on FB make the place look huge! How much bigger is it than the original Lonnies? I love Lonnies, but hate trying to find a comfortable place to sit in the East End one.
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby BevP » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:47 pm

Sorry I haven't been to the East end location but can tell you the new spot has probably 8-10 booths with at least 6-8, 4 top tables and a couple of high top bar type tables that seat 6-8 then there are window seats on the side...plenty of space.
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby David Smith » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:52 pm

Christina Hall wrote:How much bigger is it than the original Lonnies?


It is considerably larger than the St Matthews location. As BevP mentioned, they are in a former Moby Dick building. Think any standard fast food joint.

Looks like they might use the drive-thru. (the menu was up, but there was a sign over the speaker)
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Re: Lonnies opening in Okalona

Postby Christina Hall » Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:51 pm

Wow. That's awesome for them! Maybe eventually they can move to someplace on the East End that has more room. (like oh, say...in Westport Plaza or Springhurst for example...*hint, hint*)
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