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Restaurants

Restaurants - Maryland

Here are links to some notable restaurants (past and present) found along Route 40.

Swiss InnSwiss Inn (site) (Elkton, MD)

IconUnknown Diner (closed) (Elkton, MD)
"Manufacturer: Fodero (1964) No longer a diner. It now serves as an office for a playground equipment company. Before that, it was an State Farm Insu......"

IconMichael's Family Restaurant - Rose's Diner (repurposed) (Elkton, MD)
"Manufacturer: Silk City (1958) Owned and run by Rose McNabb in the 1940s or 1950s. After Rose died, her husband renamed the place Michael's Family R......"

IconElkton Diner (site) (Elkton, MD)
"Manufacturer: 1950's At one time there was a business called the Elkton Diner that operated out of a traditonal diner structure......."

Elkton DinerElkton Diner (Elkton, MD)
"This diner opened in 1997 and is the latest incarnation of a business with the name Elkton Diner. Unlike the original restaurant, this diner is not h......"

IconGeorge's Motel and Restaurant (site?) (Elkton, MD)

IconMadison House Cottages and Restaurant (North East, MD)

IconKelly's Restaurant (Havre de Grace, MD)

Brady's Bridge DinerBrady's Bridge Diner (Havre de Grace, MD)
"Manufacturer: Silk City (1930's)......"

IconLighthouse Diner (Havre de Grace, MD)

IconDianne's Family Diner (Duck's Place, Marge's Diner) (Havre de Grace, MD)

IconAberdeen Diner (Aberdeen, MD)

IconHunter's Restaurant (closed) (Aberdeen, MD)
"I have been unable to pinpoint the location of this restaurant......."

IconFord's Restaurant (Aberdeen, MD)

IconAberdeen Restaurant (Aberdeen, MD)

IconSportsman Grill (Aberdeen, MD)

IconGreen Derby Restaurant (Aberdeen, MD)

IconNew Ideal Diner (Aberdeen, MD)
"Manufacturer: O'Mahony #2206 (1952) Since 1931, at least four different diners have been used at this site. This is a smoke-free diner! Here are a fe......"

IconMayflower Restaurant and Cottages (site) (Aberdeen, MD)
"At one time this restaurant was known as the Colonial Inne. I think this restaurant is now Hinder's Lincoln Mercury......."

IconSilver Star Diner (Aberdeen, MD)

IconAberdeen Eagle Diner (Cloverleaf Diner) (Aberdeen, MD)
"Manufacturer: O'Mahoney (1950's); Kullman (1954)......"

IconBackyard Grill (Family Diner, Roayl Cup Diner) (Aberdeen, MD)

IconEdgewood Diner (Edgewood, MD)
"This diner disappeared in the 1970s......."

IconBonnie Brae Diner (site) (Edgewood, MD)
"Manufacturer: Kullman (1930's) Although the restaurant service is long gone, the Bonnie Brae Diner is a famous historical landmark where events led t......"

Super 8Super 8 Motel (Lakeside Motel and Restaurant) (Joppa, MD)
"The restaurant was razed years ago. The motel is now part of the Super 8 motel. By the way, the lake remains!......"

IconMagnolia Diner (closed) (Joppa, MD)
"Manufacturer: Mountain View (1952) This diner has been on this site since the golden age of automobiling. "Yeah, this was a hoppin' place back then,"......"

IconHouse of Riley (closed) (White Marsh, MD)

Double T DinerDouble T Diner - White Marsh (White Marsh, MD)
"Manufacturers: Kullman & DeRaffele (1997) Thomas Doxanas and his partner Tony opened the first Double T Diner opened in 1959 in Catonsville at the in......"

IconPegasus Diner (Essex, MD)

Silver Moon DinerSilver Moon Diner (Baltimore, MD)

IconThe Curb (site) (Baltimore, MD)

IconEssex Diner (site) (Essex, MD)
"Manufacturer: Kullman (1998) There is another diner with the same name. Click here to see that diner......."

IconVenus Diner (closed) (Pizza Hut) (Essex, MD)
"This place looks like it is a fomer Pizza Hut. It is now a florist's shop......."

Double T DinerDouble T Diner - Perry Hall (Baltimore, MD)
"Thomas Doxanas and his partner Tony opened the first Double T Diner opened in 1959 in Catonsville at the intersection of Route 40 and Rolling Road. T......"

IconEssex Diner (Mr. D's Diner, Starlight Diner) (Essex, MD)
"Manufacturer: Valiant/Starlite (1993)......"

IconNorthpoint Diner (Baltimore, MD)

IconTony's Diner (Rosedale, MD)

Happy Day DinerHappy Day Diner (Rosedale, MD)
"Manufacturer: DeRaffele (1959/1991) This diner was once one of the Double T Diner empire in the Baltimore area. It ran under that name for a while, b......"

Boulevard DinerBoulevard Diner (Dundalk, MD)

IconBig Table Buffeteria (closed) (Baltimore, MD)

IconBrooks Restaurant (site) (Baltimore, MD)

IconOverlea Diner (Baltimore, MD)
"Manufacturer: Musi (1992) Located just inside the city line on Route 1. For you non-Baltimoreans, you'll never find this place if you ask for directi......"

Little TavernLittle Tavern (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"This was the very last Little Tavern to stay in business. It opened in 1983 and closed in 2008. This building was razed to build a new highway......."

Advertisement for the Dixie DinerDixie Diner (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"The site of this old diner is now a liquor store......."

IconChaps Pit Beef (Baltimore, MD)

Jim's DinerJim's Diner (Baltimore, MD)

IconCookie's City Line Diner (Baltimore, MD)

Bel-Loc DinerBel-Loc Diner (Towson, MD)

Little TavernLittle Tavern (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Built in 1931......."

Little TavernCorn Beef Factory (Little Tavern, Dean's) (Baltimore, MD)
"This LT was not housed in the classic miniature chalet......."

IconTony's Diner (Baltimore, MD)

Sip and BiteSip and Bite (Baltimore, MD)

IconPete's Diner (Baltimore, MD)
"I'm not sure if this diner is still around......."

Jimmy'sJimmy's (Baltimore, MD)

IconUnion Coffee House (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Run by Willard Post......."

IconGolden Wok (Fells Point Diner) (Baltimore, MD)
"The Golden Wok was once the Fells Point Diner. No, this is not the diner from Barry Levinson's Diner. It is, however, where some people think the mo......"

Oriole Tower Drive-InOriole Tower Drive-In (site) (Baltimore, MD)

IconSilver Diner (closed) (Towson, MD)

IconSilver Star Restaurant (V & E's Cafe) (Baltimore, MD)

IconTowson Diner (Towson, MD)

Little TavernPizza Deal (Little Tavern) (Baltimore, MD)
"Former Little Tavern......."

IconNew England Coffee House and Commercial Reading Room (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Run by a R. Post......."

IconExchange Coffee House and Hotel (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Run by M. Jamart......."

Stone TavernStone Tavern (Little Tavern) (Baltimore, MD)
"Former Little Tavern......."

Lemoyne DinerLemoyne Diner (Baltimore, MD)
"Manufacturer: O'Mahoney #1104 (1939) In 1940, when Stanley Viguers set up a diner at the Bottleneck (271 Market Street) in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, it ......"

Pete's GrillePete's Grille (Baltimore, MD)

Little TavernSea Blue (Little Tavern, Kentucky Fried Chicken) (Baltimore, MD)
"Former Little Tavern......."

Hollywood DinerHollywood Diner (Kids Diner, Westbury Grill) (Baltimore, MD)
"Manufacturer: Mountain View #326 (1954) Originally located in Westbury, New York, as the Westbury Grill, this diner is the one featured in Barry Levi......"

IconBickford's (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities......."

IconEagle Coffee House (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Run by Edward Wright......."

IconCoffee House Hotel (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Run by S. Baker......."

House of WelshClub One (House of Welsh) (Baltimore, MD)
"The House of Welsh was one of Baltimore's oldest restaurants. It was famous of its steaks. Closed in1998......."

IconBickford's (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities......."

Johnny RocketsJohnny Rockets (Baltimore, MD)
"Another diner chain riding the coattails of the retro/nostalgia craze. You have to admire any restaurant that names itself after flatulence. ;-)......"

IconBickford's (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities......."

IconTamber's Nifty Fifties Diner (Baltimore, MD)
"I'ver never dined here, but I've been told Tamber's is expensive but carries on the fine Baltimore tradition of rude waitresses. In the shadow of the ......"

IconBickford's (closed) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities. This location is now......"

Little TavernPark Avenue Grill (Little Tavern, Lighthouse Pub) (Baltimore, MD)
"Former Little Tavern......."

Coney Island CafeConey Island Cafe (site) (Baltimore, MD)

Bickford'sBickford's (closed) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities......."

IconBickford's (closed) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities......."

Bickford'sBickford's (closed) (Baltimore, MD)
"Bickford's was a chain of restaurants located in New York, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and other cities......."

Advertisement for Hotel HermannHotel Hermann and Baltimore Oyster Bar (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"This location now has an office building......."

Paper Moon DinerPaper Moon Diner (Baltimore, MD)
"A really off the wall diner in the shadows of The Johns Hopkins University. The diner is chock full of Pez dispensers, naked dolls, mannequins and pin......"

IconJames Brown Hotel (closed) (Baltimore, MD)
"Built in 1960. The famed soul singer bought it in 1970 and named it after himself. In recent years it was a nursing home (which closed in 2012)......."

IconBaltimore Biltmore Hotel and Biltmore Lounge (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Was razed and a new hotel was built on this site......."

IconCharm City Diner (Baltimore, MD)
"Manufacturer: Paramount (1990's)......"

IconRoland Restaurant (Baltimore, MD)

Cafe HonCafe Hon (Baltimore, MD)
"Having grown up in Baltimore, it seemed as if every waitress in every restaurant called their customers "hon" -- short for honey. A few years back, so......"

White TowerAndy's (closed) (White Tower) (Baltimore, MD)
"The last reports were that this restaurant was closed and boarded up......."

IconCarryout Restaurant (Little Tavern) (Baltimore, MD)
"Someone reported that there was a former Little Tavern at this location. I've searched the neighborhood and have been unable to find any traces of th......"

IconBourbon House BBQ (State Diner) (Baltimore, MD)

IconUnknown Diner (Halethorpe, MD)
"When I lived in Baltimore, I remember a chrome diner perched high above exit 10 on the Baltimore beltway. During recent visits, I noticed this pricele......"

Little TavernLittle Tavern (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Gone, but not forgotten......."

IconHilltop Inn (Hilltop Diner) (Baltimore, MD)
"The Hilltop Diner was the real life inspiration for the Barry Levinson movie Diner. For a while the old diner was a liquor store......."

IconMr. G's Fast Lane (Baltimore, MD)
"Home of the world's finest onion rings! I was turned on to Mr. G's in the middle 1970s. One day I tried their onion rings and became a convert. Jun......"

Howard Johnson's Hotel and RestaurantDays Inn (Howard Johnson's Hotel and Restaurant) (Baltimore, MD)
"The trademark HoJo carport remains, but the restaurant and pool are long gone. My family ate at the restaurant here quite often, including one Easter......"

Double T DinerDouble T Diner - Catonsville (Catonsville, MD)
"Thomas Doxanas and his partner Tony opened the first Double T Diner opened in 1959 in Catonsville at the intersection of Route 40 and Rolling Road. T......"

IconNew Towne Diner (Owings Mills, MD)

IconForest Diner (Ellicott City, MD)
"Manufacturer:Silk City #5076 (1950)......"

Double T DinerDouble T Diner - Ellicott City (Ellicott City, MD)
"Thomas Doxanas and his partner Tony opened the first Double T Diner opened in 1959 in Catonsville at the intersection of Route 40 and Rolling Road. T......"

IconMorgan Inn (Ernie's Restaurant) (Woodbine, MD)

Sandra Dee RestaurantSandra Dee Restaurant (closed) (Mount Airy, MD)
"Now operates as a tack shop......."

Ulm HotelMealey's Restaurant (New Market, MD)
"Once operated as a hotel......."

Milo'sMilo's Restaurant (New Market, MD)

IconEagle Diner (closed) (New Market, MD)
"I'm not sure what the story is with this diner. The address is for a residential neighborhood......."

Double T DinerDouble T Diner - Frederick (Key City Diner) (Frederick, MD)
"Manufacturer: Kullman 1998 Thomas Doxanas and his partner Tony opened the first Double T Diner opened in 1959 in Catonsville at the intersection of R......"

IconLucky Corner (Frederick Diner) (Frederick, MD)

IconTajitu Restaurant (Snow White Grill) (Frederick, MD)

IconSnow White Grill (closed) (Frederick, MD)

Comfort InnComfort Inn (Red Horse Motel and Restaurant) (Frederick, MD)

IconMountain View Diner (Frederick, MD)
"Manufacturer: Mountain View?......"

Masser's Motel & RestaurantMasser's Motel & Restaurant (Frederick, MD)

Barbara Fritchie RestaurantBarbara Fritchie Restaurant (Frederick, MD)
"This quaint roadside restaurant has been serving meals since 1910. Look for the large candy cane on the side of the road!......"

Old South Mountain InnOld South Mountain Inn (Boonsboro, MD)

IconView Street Diner (closed) (Hagerstown, MD)

1917 ad for the Blue Cup InnBlue Cup Inn (closed) (Hagerstown, MD)

IconSnow White Grill (closed) (Hagerstown, MD)
"This old eatery is now a storefront church......."

IconProspect Diner (closed) (Hagerstown, MD)

IconWest End Pub (Richard's Diner) (Hagerstown, MD)

IconDelmar Inn (closed) (Hagerstown, MD)

IconBloyer's Motel (Clear Spring, MD)

Shipway's Inn and CottagesShipway's Inn and Tourist Camp (closed) (Flintstone, MD)
"This mountain-top retreat featured cottages, a restaurant and a gas station......."

Donville GroveDonville Grove (site) (Flintstone, MD)

IconPuccini's (Hinkle House, Turkey Flight Manor, Colonial Manor) (Cumberland, MD)
"From the Maryland Historical Trust (1976): Colonial Manor stands on the south side of present U.S. Route 40, north of old Route 40 in the Naves Cross......"

IconMason's Barn Drive-In (closed) (Cumberland, MD)
"Now a landscaping center......."

IconPenny's Diner (closed?) (LaVale, MD)
"Manufacturers: Swingle (1950's) and Starlite #M4472 (1997)......"

Barn advertisement for Dave Gunter'sDave Gunter Garage (Frostburg, MD)

New Colonial InnNew Colonial Inn (closed?) (Frostburg, MD)

IconGrand View Tavern (closed) (Keyser Ridge, MD)
"Run by Steven Baluch from 1940 to the 1980s. Six stools at the counter. It closed some time in the 1990s and is not boarded up......."

IconBayou Restaurant (Havre de Grace, MD)

IconPenn Alps (Grantsville, MD)
"Historical marker text: The building now known as Penn Alps Restaurant began life as a log tavern. Called Little Crossings Inn, it was built by Jesse......"

Advertisement for the Nopper and Greshoff Hotel and RestaurantNopper and Greshoff Hotel and Restaurant (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"The site of this hotel is now part of Lexington Market......."

Advertisement for Horn and HornHorn and Horn Lunch Room (site) (Baltimore, MD)
"Now a parking garage......."


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Frank

Last updated: 2009-09-08 04:28:09

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