Dutch Pantry in Ohio:
Akron Findlay Medina Springfield
Bowling Green Grove City Mentor Strongsville
Cambridge Kent Monroe Twinsburg
Cleveland-West Lima New Philadelphia Wadsworth
Columbis-East Mansfield Perrysburg Youngstown-NW
Columbus-West Marion Sidney Youngstown-West
Englewood Mason    
Locations listed are from various sources and represent an incomplete accounting.

Photo March 2003: Kummerlowe Archive
Bowling Green
1720 E. Wooster Street (I-75 @ U.S. 64)

Most if not all of the Buckeye State's Dutch Pantrys were owned and operated by Hospitality Motor Inns, and Bowling Green was no exception. Featuring the classic Dutch Pantry design and layout the unit was probably built in the early 1970s, and was well sited in the area's commercial strip adjacent to other roadside businesses and the Bowling Green Howard Johnson's.

With Dutch Pantry's corporate demise in the 1980s, the unit ceased to be and was eventually converted into a Fricker's.

Right: The Dutch Pantry's trapezoid sign sans its windmill was recycled by the Fricker's.
Photos 2004: Courtesy of Phil Edwards
Photo March 2003: Kummerlowe Archive
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Hospitality Motor Inn
Cincinnati -- 8020 Montgomery Rd
The largest franchisee of Dutch Pantry Restaurant's was Hospitality Motor Inns (HMI) based in Cleveland, Ohio. HMI was created in 1964 as a subsidiary of Standard Oil of Ohio (SOHIO), and during the 1960s built its chain of Hospitality motels. The motor inns all offered modern design and amenities. Like the unit in Cincinnati, they usually featured an architecturally distinctive many-sided lobby/public space. The 162 room Cincinnati property became a Harley Hotel, Best Western and Four Points by Sheraton after its days as a Hospitality Motor Inn.
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Columbus-East -- I-70 & Brice Rd
Exceptionally well-sited, the Columbus-East Dutch Pantry was owned and operated by Hospitality Motor Inns.
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Columbus-West -- 1451 Rome Hilliard Rd @ I-70
Another of Hospitality Motor Inns locations, the restaurant on the west side of Columbus was located near a host of other roadside businesses. Note that the unit was heavily modified and most recently operated as a Perkins.
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Englewood -- 1235 South Main Street (I-70 @ SR 48)
Like several other of Hospitality Motor Inns Dutch Pantry locations, the one in Englewood on the northwest side of Dayton was heavily modified and converted into a Perkins.
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