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Restaurants - New Jersey

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

IconIsland Diner (Brigantine, NJ)
"Located a few miles north of Route 40 on Brigantine Island......."

Hackney's RestaurantHackney's Restaurant (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"This restaurant burned down in 1963. It was rebuilt and reopened in 1965 to the modern building shown below; razed in the mid-1990s......."

Captain Starn'sCaptain Starn's (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"Here's a movie showing the site of the former restaurant. ......"

Kornblau'sKornblau's (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)

Grand Atlantic HotelGrand Atlantic Hotel (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"Destroyed by fire in 1937......."

Mammy's Donut Waffle ShopMammy's Donut Waffle Shop (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconMaleka Restaurant (China Land) (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconPoseidon Diner (site) (Poseidon Bar and Grill) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"The last time I looked the site of this restaurant was a construction site. The Poseidon Bar and Grill 3 by iirraa, on Flickr......."

Kent's RestaurantKent's Restaurant (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"The last time I looked the site of this restaurant was a construction site......."

CookWhite Tower (Atlantic City, NJ)
"This is one of the last of a fading chain of greasy burger joints, it is located about twenty blocks away from the War Memorial on Route 40. A distant......"

Apollo DinerApollo Diner (site) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"The site of this former diner is now an office building......."

AC Diner logoAC Diner (Atlantic City, NJ)
"Located about a mile north of the eastern terminus of Route 40. It has a retro theme and 24-hour service......."

Centennial DinerCentennial Diner (relocated) (Atlantic City, NJ)
"Manufactured by Mountain View in 1952. This diner is now Jimmy's Diner in Cleveland, Ohio. See the Diversified Diners web site for more information......."

IconNew York Diner (Atlantic City, NJ)
"Located just five short blocks north of the eastern terminus of Route 40......."

Oder wheelWhite Tower (Atlantic City, NJ)
"This is one of the last of a fading chain of greasy burger joints, it is located about five blocks away from the War Memorial on Route 40. A distant c......"

Knife and Fork Inn.Knife and Fork Inn (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconPho Hoa Cali (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconMexico Restaurant (Atlantic City, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconIrishs Grill House (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconLaredos Pizza Restaurant (Atlantic City, NJ)

Howard Johnson'sHoward Johnson (Red Carpet Inn) (Atlantic City, NJ)

IconAlda's Restaurant (Pleasantville, NJ)

Hampton InnHampton Inn Atlantic City (Comfort Inn & Suites) (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconPhoenix Diner (Absecon Diner) (Absecon, NJ)
"Manufacturer: Fodero (1950's)......"

IconDeLuca's Diner (closed?) (Margate City, NJ)
"A good place to stop if you're on your way to see Lucy the Margate Elephant!......"

IconEssl's Dugout (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconZikos Diner (Pleasantville, NJ)
"About a mile north of Route 40......."

IconHygrade Diner (closed) (Pleasantville, NJ)
"I found an old matchbook for the Hygrade Diner, but I don't know anything about it......."

IconSam's Bar & Grill (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconHop Shing Chinese Take Out (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconLos Sanchez Mexican Restaurant (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconJo-Jo's Fireside Dining (Jo-Jo's Italian Grille) (Pleasantville, NJ)

Dunkin DonutsDunkin Donuts (Pleasantville, NJ)

Hollywood/Olympia DinerOlympia Diner (Hollywood Diner) (Pleasantville, NJ)
"Manufactured by Fodero in 1969. This diner closed around 2000 and the diner structure was hauled away. An empty lot remains......."

Burger KingBurger King (Pleasantville, NJ)

Kentucky Fried ChickenKentucky Fried Chicken (Pleasantville, NJ)

Sherry's SteakhouseMexican Restaurant (Sherry's Steakhouse, Shogun Japanese Korean Restaurant) (Pleasantville, NJ)
"This site of this restaurant is now a Burger King. There was a motel next door called Sherry's Homestead Lodgethat probably had some connection to th......"

IconChelsea Pizza & Subs (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconHu Tieu Mien Tay (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconJoy Luck Palace (Pleasantville, NJ)

Taco BellTaco Bell (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconDeli on the Square (Pleasantville, NJ)

IconNew China Buffet (Pleasantville, NJ)

Dunkin DonutsDunkin Donuts (Pleasantville, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (site) (Pleasantville, NJ)

Pistol Pete's Saloon & RestaurantPistol Pete's Saloon & Restaurant (Pleasantville, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Pleasantville, NJ)

Pleasantville Tourist Camp and RestaurantPleasantville Tourist Camp Park (site?) (Pleasantville, NJ)
"85+ units......."

IconDr. T's Bistro (Bourbon Street Prime, Sharis Glatt Kosher Steakhouse, The Renaissance) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconDiamond Diner (Country Squire Diner) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Shore DinerShore Diner (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"A few blocks south of Route 40, adjacent to the Days Inn in Pleasantville. Selected as the 2000 Best Diner by Atlantic City magazine and 2001 Best Din......"

IconSuper Buffet (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconGinza Japenese Restaurant (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Chi Chi'sChi Chi's Mexican Restaurant (site) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Outback SteakhouseOutback Steakhouse (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconBongiovanni Ristorante (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Wings to GoWings To Go (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconGreat Wall Chinese Restaurant (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconChina Pub (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

TGI Friday'sTGI Friday's (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconGyromania (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconCelina's Shylei Cafe (closed) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

Auntie Anne'sAuntie Anne's (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

Golden CorralGolden Corral (closed) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconJade's Restaurant (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Dairy QueenDairy Queen (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

Carrabba's Italian GrillCarrabba's Italian Grill (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

East Bay Crab & GrilleEast Bay Crab & Grille (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Boardwalk FriesBoardwalk Fries (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconCapri Pizza (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconSushi Bar & Smoothie (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconJalapenos and Salads (closed) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"At the Shore Mall......."

IconGalloway Diner (Absecon, NJ)

The Nizam'sThe Nizam's (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconA Touch of Italy (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconLibrary III Restaurant (site) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconUncle Dante's Pizza & Steak House (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Berk Shire GrillBerk Shire Grill (Berkshire Grill) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

McKee City DinerMcKee City Diner (site) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"This old diner stood where the Lowe's is located......."

Damon'sDamon's (closed) (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconNino's Pizza (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

IconGreat American Pub & Grille (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)
"This location is now a donut shop......."

IconGolden Pyramid Restaurant (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconCountry Kitchen (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconSakura Japanese Steakhouse (Mays Landing, NJ)

Simply FondueSimply Fondue (Mays Landing, NJ)

Five Guys Burgers and FriesFive Guys Burgers and Fries (Mays Landing, NJ)

Quizno'sQuizno's (Mays Landing, NJ)

Chuck E. Cheese'sChuck E. Cheese's (Mays Landing, NJ)

Red RobinRed Robin (Mays Landing, NJ)

Famous Dave'sFamous Dave's BBQ (Mays Landing, NJ)

Manhattan BagelManhattan Bagel (Mays Landing, NJ)

Godfather's Italian GrillGodfather's Italian Grill (Mays Landing, NJ)

Old Country BuffetOld Country Buffet (Mays Landing, NJ)

Applebee'sApplebee's (Mays Landing, NJ)

SubwaySubway (Mays Landing, NJ)

Chili'sChilis Grill and Bar (Mays Landing, NJ)

Ruby TuesdayRuby Tuesday (Mays Landing, NJ)

Johnnie's RestaurantJohnnie's Restaurant (Mays Landing, NJ)
"In the Hamilton Mall......."

IconOn Rye (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)
"In the Hamilton Mall......."

IconOriginal Philly Steaks (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
"In the Hamilton Mall......."

Chick-Fil-AChick-Fil-A (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)
"In the Hamilton Mall......."

Johnny RocketsJohnny Rockets (Mays Landing, NJ)
"In the Hamilton Mall......."

IconNino's Pizza (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)

Friendly'sFriendly's (Mays Landing, NJ)
"In the Hamilton Mall......."

IconOsaka Japanese Cafe (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)

Red LobsterRed Lobster (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconShiro Japanese Restaurant (Mays Landing, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconHarbor Diner (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Olive GardenOlive Garden (Mays Landing, NJ)

Kentucky Fried ChickenKentucky Fried Chicken (Mays Landing, NJ)

International House of PancakesInternational House of Pancakes (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconEpic Grille (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconSugar Hill Subs & Deli (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconScoop's Place (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)

Marlton ManorMarlton Manor (site?) (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconMulberry on Main Street (Mays Landing, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconCousin Mario's Restaurant (site) (Mays Landing, NJ)
"This location is now a pharmacy......."

Mays Landing DinerMays Landing Diner (Mays Landing, NJ)
"For years I had heard this diner had one of the largest diner menus to be found anywhere. On my visit (2008) I found they did have a large menu - but......"

Dairy QueenDairy Queen (closed) (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconMike's Deli (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconNew Beijing House Chinese Restaurant? (Pejing Chinese Japanese Restaurant) (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconNino's Original Pizza & Subs (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconOne Two Three Galloway Pizzeria? (123 Galloway Pizzeria?, Italy Pizza) (Mays Landing, NJ)

Dunkin DonutsDunkin' Donuts (Mays Landing, NJ)

IconUncle Dewey's (Mitzpah, NJ)
"Seasonal roadside eatery......."

54 Diner54 Diner (Buena, NJ)
"Manufactured by Mountain View (#425) in 1954. This is a cute little diner located in the pine barrens a short drive north of Route 40. It looks very......"

Burger KingBurger King (Buena, NJ)

IconPavillion Pizzeria & Ristorante (Landisville, NJ)

IconPeppe's Pizza & Restaurant (Landisville, NJ)

IconRoman Pantry (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconBig Apple Cafe (Vineland, NJ)

IconWheat Road Cold Cuts (Vineland, NJ)

IconConte's Pasta (Vineland, NJ)

IconGrigorio's Restaurant (Villa Tiella Restaurant & Lounge) (Vineland, NJ)

IconJoe's Bar-B-Que (Vineland, NJ)

IconAndrea Trattoria (Newfield, NJ)

IconGolden Palace Diner (Vineland, NJ)

IconBig Apple Diner (site) (Vineland, NJ)
"There is now a drug store at this location......."

IconKavanagh's Irish Pub & Grille (Malaga, NJ)

Malaga DinerMalaga Diner (South Star Diner) (Malaga, NJ)
"Manufactured by DeRaffele in 1985. This diner was closed for a short while, but it has reopened......."

Pegasus I RestaurantPegasus I Restaurant (Malaga, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Malaga, NJ)

IconLa Pizza (Malaga, NJ)

IconThree Gee's Diner (Vineland, NJ)

Kountry KitchenKountry Kitchen (Pittsgrove, NJ)

IconTalk of the Town Coffee Shop (Elmer, NJ)

Elmer DinerElmer Diner (Concord Diner) (Elmer, NJ)
"Manufactured by O'Mahoney in the 1950s. In the 1960's, it was replaced with a Kullman......."

IconPapa Luigi's Pizza (Elmer, NJ)

IconMannino's Pizza (Elmer, NJ)

The Pole Tavern Diner as it was found in the woods.Pole Tavern Diner (relocated) (Monroeville, NJ)
"Manufactured by Silk City in the 1940s. This diner was abandoned and left rotting in the woods. The good folks at Diversified Diners were able to ha......"

IconPoint 40 Diner (Monroeville, NJ)
"Manufactured by O'Mahoney in the 1950s......."

IconCream Valley Custard (Woodstown, NJ)

IconLavita's Family Restaurant (Lavita's Pizza & Pasta) (Woodstown, NJ)

Woodstown DinerWoodstown Diner (Woodstown, NJ)
"Not exactly a chrome plated beauty, but diner fare all the same. I've had the pleasure of eating here and the food and service were very good. This d......"

Beans Coffee ShopBeans Coffee Shop (Woodstown, NJ)

IconPapa Luigi's Pizza (Woodstown, NJ)

IconGus's Pizzeria (Woodstown, NJ)

SubwaySubway (Woodstown, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Woodstown, NJ)

IconJoe's Pizza (Woodstown, NJ)

IconRichman's (Woodstown, NJ)

IconOlympia Dairy Bar (Penns Grove, NJ)

Olympia DinerOlympia Diner (site?) (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconFriendly Tavern (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconSullivan's Tavern (Carneys Point, NJ)

IconGolden Palace Diner (Carneys Point, NJ)

IconScarpazi's One Stop Deli (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconGiovanni Italian Style Pizza (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconBest Food in Town Chinese Kitchen (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconVito's Pizza (Marino Pizzeria) (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconHi-Way Diner (May's Highway Diner) (Penns Grove, NJ)
"Manufacturer: Silk City (1930's)......"

IconTriangle Diner (site) (Penns Grove, NJ)
"Manufacturer: Mountain View......"

IconTaqueria La Zacatecana (Penns Grove, NJ)

Crown Fried ChickenCrown Fried Chicken (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconLucky House Chinese Restaurant (Penns Grove, NJ)

Di Paolo's Italian KitchenDi Paolo's Italian Kitchen (Penns Grove, NJ)

IconBoarding House (site) (Carneys Point, NJ)
"Manufacturer: Silk City......."

IconMel's Deli & Grocery (Penns Grove, NJ)

Deepwater DinerDeepwater Diner (Carneys Point, NJ)
"Manufactured by Silk City (#5809) in 1958......."

IconCJ's Restaurant (Pennsville, NJ)

IconItalian Kitchen (Pennsville, NJ)

IconLittle C's Pizza (Pennsville, NJ)

Burger KingBurger King (Pennsville, NJ)

Cracker BarrelCracker Barrel (Pennsville, NJ)

Wendy'sWendy's (Pennsville, NJ)

McDonald'sMcDonald's (Pennsville, NJ)

IconMcGill's Barbeque (Pennsville, NJ)

IconMichael's Diner (Pennsville, NJ)
"A short drive south of downtown Pennsville......."

IconPennsville Custard Stand (Pennsville, NJ)

Rita'sRita's (Pennsville, NJ)

IconFour Season Donuts (Pennsville, NJ)

IconPapa Luigi's Pizza (Pennsville, NJ)

IconChina Inn Buffet (Pennsville, NJ)

G&L DinerGolden Gate II (G&L Diner) (Pennsville, NJ)

IconPier 13 Steak Joynt (closed?) (Pennsville, NJ)

IconBig Mike's Grill (Pennsville, NJ)

IconFranco's Pizzeria (Vulcano Pizzeria) (Pennsville, NJ)

IconOrient Chinese Restaurant (Pennsville, NJ)

Capriotti's Sandwich ShopCapriotti's Sandwich Shop (Pennsville, NJ)

Pat's PizzeriaPat's Pizzeria (Penns Grove, NJ)

Gus's PizzeriaGus's Pizzeria (Pennsville, NJ)

IconRiverview Inn (Pennsville, NJ)

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

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