Memories

Daly's opened in 1948. Since then, many people have built fond memories in one or more of our 19 restaurants. See other people's memories here. Share your memories with us by clicking the share button.

 

 

Sandra Kean Bullock

Met my husband at the Daly Drive In in Lincoln Park where I was a car hop from 1966 - 1967. Remember Wally Watkins (owner), Pat, Clara, Marlene Salsbury and Wendy Hackmier, (friends & fellow carhops) very well. Still go to the Livonia Daly after all these years for a taste of memories. I have several pictures of the old gang that used to hang out there. Glad to see you can get their Daly sauce there now. Sandy Birkett (was)

Friday, August 06, 2010

Betty Jackson

Grew up near the Greenfield and Joy Rd Daly in Detroit, and used to cruise Dalys, Speedys on Greenfield and Big Boys at Grand River and Greenfield regularly in the early 60s. Great memories in a red MG convertible eating melted cheese and chilis (now you can them Chee Chee Burgers) wrapped in wax paper for 29 cents. Now I still frequent the Livonia Dalys with my 86 year old Mom and 43 year old son: 3 generations HOOKED!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Walt Pruchnik

My wife, Kathy and I enjoyed the Daly's on Wayne road. Great food all around, especially foot longs with everything. My wife loved Barney's cooking. Her Mom went to school with him. Shakes are great too!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

George H

I've been going to the Daly's on Plymouth Rd in Livonia since about 1973 (I graduated from Bentley HS in 1976). I've been living in Georgia since 1985 and when I come home to visit, Daly's is one place I go at least once. I'm really glad you are still there. Memories for sure...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Rory Means

I lived at 5 points in Romulus so I was right by the one in Romulus on Huron River Dr. I just loved the Daily Burger, Shakes and Daly Dog. The Daly Burger Sauce and the Chili are the greatest. I just visted Michigan from Tennessee and I went and took my family straight to Livonia to Daly's My family loved it.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Cindy

Just found out they sell the Daly's Sauce at Buschs market. Made my own Daly Burger. Yum!!!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

al small

This institution was a part of growing up in Livonia. From my paper route days, we would go on Saturday morning after paying our bill and have a burger or foot long, fries and a malt for $1.14, almost a third of our weekly profits. Then of course there was the cruising days as we grew older. Dalys to Big Boys and back. Pretty harmless stuff and gasoline was about .25 gallon. Got to meet a lot of people and saw some awesome cars.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Ed McMurray

Westland Daly's was about to open. A sign posted on the old Shedd's Drive-in said, "Coming soon Daly's Drive-in. Don't eat till then."

If you ate the Daly Double you got your name posted on a board. Mine is there. A friend challenged me saying, "You eat it, I'll buy it." I took the challenge and finished it. I had to, I had no money to pay for it.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Len

Grew up in Detroit, moved to Livonia in '54. Went to Bentley HS and visited the Daly's almost daily! The idea was to wolf down as many foot-longs as you could. Great sport! When I got a car, me and the guys would cruise all the Daly's. The Plymouth Rd. one opened in '59 and then the cruisin' and foot-long contests got very serious. Great, great memories! Foot-longs, monster sundaes, the cruising and the car-hop babes. Nothin' better!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Sue T

Going to Beech Daly's for a dalyburger and the best milk shake in the world. When back in MI, we go to the Livonia one each year! Love that the sauce is now bottled...wish shipping was more reasonable. Thankfully family visits in FL often enough to get a Dalyburger fix!

Sunday, May 02, 2010

robin johnson

I was attending high school at Wayne Memorial in Wayne, Mich. We would go out for lunch and go to Dalys for the Daly foot long and onion rings. So good. My brother lives in Maryland. When he comes to Michigan, he has to have the daly habit.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Lisa

I had my first Daly burger in 2009. Loved it!!! Days later, I happened to mention Daly's in a conversation with my mother. I found out my father took my mom to Daly's on their first date... after seeing The Sound of Music. So, I'll be our family's next generation to create Daly memories.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Mark B

I lived on the Eastside of Detroit in the early 70's and had fond memories of my parents taking us to the Daly at Cadieux and Harper. Recently while in Livonia I was able to return to my youth and experience the long over due taste of a Daly Burger! Some experiences and businesses fade with time but I hope Daly will not be one of them!

Monday, March 15, 2010

Lee & Sheila

We have been coming to Daly's since the 70's. We use to go to the Daly's in Plymouth. Now the Livonia one. Love the Ft. long Daly Dog and the Daly burger with the special sauce. Our son who lives in Florida always comes with us when he is in town. Thanks for the great food. We drive from Saline, MI to eat .

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Denise

I grew up in Plymouth and would visit the Daly's on Ann Arbor Rd. and Main. It was a part of our lives in Plymouth. I love in Florida now so I always make a point to come to Livonia to get a Dalyburger with special sauce!

Monday, March 01, 2010

Terry Elrod

Use to go to the one on Wayne road. It was great. Here is a link to the men's baseball team http://www.cyber-rod.com/cyberrod/htdocs/DalysBaseball/index.html

Friday, February 05, 2010

Linda

I lived and grew up one block from the Daly's on Dix in Licoln Park, Mi...I now live in Florida. I can remember my dad going to Daly's for a big pig trough banana split. He would eat the whole thing. I always loved the Daly burgers and still do. When we are visiting our children in Michigan we always go to the Livonia store. I hope they never close down like all the others. If I am not mistaken, I think they are the only one left!

Monday, February 01, 2010

Laurie

I lived in Romulus about 1 block away from the Huron River Drive location. My best friend and I would beg money from our parents and get shakes and burgers as often as we could. My sister was a car hop for a summer...it was her first job. I don't get to Romulus too often but whenever I do I make a trip to Daly's for a shake and a burger.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Ty

My "hood" was by O'Shea Park, West of Greenfield & down by Capitol St. So we would cruise the DALYS on Greenfield between W. Chicago and Joy Rd. What GREAT memories! driving through, always waiting for a parking spot to open up..it was always packed full of cars & friends. When I get a chance to still visit family in the Detroit area, and always stop in DALYS in Livonia for some GREAT food [still the best burgers!] and fond reminiscing.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Ron

Ham Dinger & Chili fries will forever be on my mind..... Thanks for the memories! Many nights around the fire at the Daly's in Plymouth......

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
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