1960 Fisherman’s Wharf Dinner Menu

Like yesterday’s menu, the color photo on this one doesn’t wrap around to the back cover. Even more peculiar, we’ve seen very same photo in a wrap-around version on menus from 1947 and 1950. The photo captions are identical, meaning this menu just has more white space on the back. At least two other menus also did not use wrap-around photos.

Click image to download a 1.3-MB PDF of this menu.

Inside is another variation that we’ve previously seen on two dinner menus from 1958: the deletion of the a la carte side. This menu offers six complete meals: salmon, beef casserole, chicken, ham, chef’s salad, and steak, but nary an a la carte item other than bottles of red or white California wine. Presumably, those who wanted a la carte service were directed to the cafe car.

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