Maybe it’s the cheerful service, great prices or knowing you’ll never fall off your stool because some foreign substance of unknown origin is keeping you stuck to it.
I just love the " cigarette " hanging out of his mouth : )
The real question is why you get anyone at all. And, as with the local diner, not having any competition closer than 100 miles doesn’t explain it.
Now what ? Missed a another day again : (
The same reason Merle gets any customers. No other options.