From"Images of 66" by David Wickline.
The Tropics Restaurant (1942) at 1007 Hickox Rd. It is located on the northwest corner of Route 10 and Business Loop 55 on the 1941-1977 alignment, Lincoln.
It has a great neon sign with a palm tree. The Johnson family, Proprietors since 1955. (217-732-6710)
David has a picture of that great old sign. The building itself was rather nondescript and thoroughly modernized.