Located in what could be called the more "industrial park" region of Casper, Wyoming is a cute little Italian restaurant named Bosco's that everyone kept telling me was probably the best Italian restaurant in town.

The other day I finally made my way there for lunch with a friend of mine. As we approached the place I was wondering out loud why such a nice restaurant would be here and not on the side of town where all the other nice restaurants were.

The answer is, they serve the average working joe, with great food and fun. It's like going home to family for lunch.

The moment I entered I saw it from across the room. AN ACTUAL PAY PHONE!

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I had to pick it up to see if I could hear a dial tone. IT HAD ONE!

While I was eating what was a wonderful meal, honestly the best Italian food I have had in Wyoming, and being treated by the staff like I was family, I heard that phone ring.

I turned around to see the waitress pick up the receiver and take a to-go order.

So the pay phone isn't just for looks! Not only is it functional, but it is the restaurant's work phone!

That is the coolest thing I had seen all month, and in my line of work, I see a lot of interesting things.


If you want to try their amazing food and experience the atmosphere, I'd say yes, go do it.

If you want to talk on that phone you'll have to ask. It is actually the company phone for the restaurant and not for public use.

But that doesn't mean they won't let you try it if you are nice.

When was the last time you dropped a quarter into an actual pay phone and made a call?

Before you go - let's hear an old song that takes place on a pay phone.


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