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Dining in the 80’s – Unbelievable Deals

Family dining together in the 1980s - 80swerethebest.comI was reading an article last night from the Buffalo News – my hometown newspaper –┬átitled “March 23, 1985: Where did WNY families dine in the mid-1980s?“. The premise of the article is exactly what you would imagine; detailing some area restaurants that advertised in the newspaper 30 years ago and the deals they offered. Looking back at the prices (inflation rate at about 2.1x in that span), a family of 4 in Buffalo could go out to eat for $20-25 quite well. This represents $42-50 in today’s dollars, which I think would be very hard to do with tax & tip. Imagine going out to your favorite restaurant with 2 kids and not shelling out $60+ (excluding fast food).

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