It would be so much fun to be able to go back to visit places like Guyton's Fun Junction, or Shakey's Pizza, just for one day. These local businesses are still gushed over to this day.
We circled back around to one of our favorite questions this week, so here come the memories. Can you think of a store or restaurant that closed in Grand Junction, and you were just crushed when you found out?
Grand Junction's Hall of Fame
Which business would you add to Grand Junction's local business hall of fame? We would have to include WW Peppers, Prime Cuts, The Cafe Caravan, The Oasis Restaurant, Skateland, or the old Thunder Mountain Tavern on Orchard Mesa. Help us add to the list with our station app.
These Memories Say Great Things About Grand Junction
The mentions below are just a sample of the many places mentioned on our Facebook page and app chat. Grand Junction has been pretty lucky to have many places over the years that loved serving the grand valley with great owners who loved their customers and community.
Grand Junction Businesses We Miss The Most Over the Years
Was there a store or restaurant that closed down in town and it just left you heartbroken? Tell us the name of that business. Was it located in Grand Junction? If not, please tell us where. Scroll on to see which businesses you told us you wish we could bring back to western Colorado.
KEEP GOING: 25 More Grand Junction Businesses We Wish Would Come Back
Stroll down memory lane with us as we look at Grand Junction businesses from yesteryear that we wish we could bring back to town here in 2021.
MORE: Downtown Grand Junction Businesses of Yesterday
If you stop and think about it, several of the business pictured above are still up and running. Most of these photos were taken in the 1950s. Almost 70 years later, many are still going strong. Sure, some have moved to new locations, but others, Quincy's for example, are right where they've always been.