Category: Diners

  • Blankenbiller’s Diner

    Blankenbiller’s Diner sat on the corner of  Lancaster Ave and Museum Road in Shillington, across from the Shillington Diner. Currently, a Wallgreen’s and Wine  Spirits store strip mall sit in it’s place. For many years, this space was occupied by a Blockbuster Video store, CVS and Your Place restaurant and bar. I do not know…

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  • Bellevue Diner - 1950s - Reading PA

    The Bellevue Diner

    The Bellevue Diner was located on route 222 and Bellevue Ave, in Muhlenberg, 3 miles north of Reading.

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  • Mt. Penn Diner

    The Mt. Penn Glass Front Diner was located at the east end of the Lindbergh Viaduct. It was located at 2101 Howard Blvd in Mount Penn. It was eventually turned into an Arner’s Restaurant, which was then sold as well in the mid-2000s. Now a Pizzeria stands in its place. Source:

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  • The Shillington Diner

    The Shillington Diner can trace its roots back to the farmers market located at Museum Road and Lancaster Ave that opened in 1935. The Shillington Diner (later Restaurant) was built onto the market at 100 W Lancaster Ave and opened in 1948. In the beginning it just sold simple lunch foods for hungry customers visiting…

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  • Dempsey’s American Kitchen

    There was not a lot of information to be found on Dempsey’s American Kitchen online. Only this Morning Call article from 2005 about the restaurant location in Bethlehem being closed. Dempsey’s headquartered in Reading, but there were 14 locations eventually opened (and subsequently closed) around the region in the 60 years the company was in operation. The Lancaster…

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