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GAHSP announces 6th Annual Photo Tour: “Greek Diners and Restaurants – The Start of the American Dream”

August 15, 2019 in Events

Greek Diners and Restaurants

Mention the word diner, and most people immediately think of Greeks. What was it that turned simple folk that arrived in America from the villages, towns, and cities of Greece into some of the most successful diner owners in the country, not to mention some of the best cooks?

From the earliest years of the 20th Century to the present, Greeks have been associated with the diner/restaurant business, which not only is the central spot for the American community but the foundation of the Greek-American communities they are in. They are places where people meet their neighbors and have a good meal. For many customers, the Greek-owned diner/restaurant is a place where they remember going as a child and now bring their grandchildren. It is a unique institution, not only throughout the United States but in the Delaware Valley where the diner is the part of the epicenter of the diner/restaurant business of the greater New York and New Jersey area where it all began.

The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia is proud to honor and present the history of Greek-owned diners/restaurants. The families that operated them, the famous diner/restaurant names, the food, the atmosphere, their importance to the community in general, and the photographs that captured it all for more than a century.

2020 Photo Tour
“Greek Diners and Restaurants – The Start of the American Dream”

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The University of The Arts – Solmssen Court and Hamilton Hall
320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA


Submissions

Submission of photographs that may be exhibited at the Photo Tour may be submitted through phototour@gahsp.org. Please contact us also if you own artifacts, and other diner & restaurant memorabilia.

  1. How to scan your photos
    We need high-resolution scans. Use 300 dpi. TIFFs or JPEGs are the best.
    Please, no GIF images and no PDFs. Cell phone photos are fine. Please send us the biggest file your email allows.
  2. How to name your photos
    Please put your name on the file and a number if you are sending more than one.
  3. Tell us about each photo
    Please give us the following information (download the submission form or fill out a sheet, scan it or photograph it and send it along with the picture).- Title (Name of person, group or activity)
    – Names or importance of people in the photo
    – Reason for submission
    – Date of the picture (to the best of your knowledge)
    – Location of photo
    – Submitted by (your name and phone number)
    – Has the photo ever been published? If so, where?
    – Do you have the rights to this photo?
    – Do you give GAHSP the rights to publish your photo and to put it in our archives?
    Please read the release below.
  4. How to send your photos
    Please email your photos as an attachment.
    If your file is larger than 10 MB or your email program can’t send it, use WeTransfer, Dropbox, Google Drive, or any service allows you to include a link to your files in your email.

RELEASE
By submitting your photo, you warrant you are the owner of the photo, you waive all rights to compensation, and you hereby grant GAHSP permission to use, display, or publish the submitted photo in any and all of GAHSP’s publications, promotions, and campaigns, including public and private exhibits, magazines, websites, Facebook or any other similar social network, or broadcast, and any other print or other media outlet, and to publish or distribute this photo for purposes of publicizing the GAHSP’s programs, exhibits, or for any other lawful purpose, without payment or any other consideration.


List of Diners & Restaurants

Below is the current list of all diners & restaurants throughout the Delaware Valley for the past 120 years that GAHSP has been able to locate and confirm. If you see a diner or restaurant that is not listed, or, it is listed but missing information or incorrect information, please email us immediately at phototour@gahsp.org so that we may include or correct the same. If you wish to download this list as a PDF file, please click here.

NAMEOWNERSHIPADDRESSYEARSCURRENTF/N/A
Acropolis DinerMike/Chris Karas2904 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DEtil late 70sClosed
Adelphia RestaurantJohn/Pete/Bill Balis1750 Clements Bridge Rd, Deptford, NJ1987-PresentOperating
Aquarius RestaurantJohn/Mary Kontaxis6928 Market St, Upper Darby, PAOperating
Aramingo DinerGeorge Grigos Family3356 Aramingo Ave, Phila., PA1957-2014Closed
Arrow RestaurantJohn SolomonMarket Street, Upper Darby, PA1966-2001Closed
Athletic LuncheonetteCostos BollosAddress Unknown – NJClosed
Avenue Restaurant218 W. 10th St., Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
B and O RestaurantJohn/Sophie/George Constantinou1616 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE1949-1959Closed
Bee LunchJames Ballas600 Poplar St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Betsy Ross723 Market St, Wilmington, DE1920sClosed
Blue and Gray RestaurantN. Nicholas & N. TheofilesSeaford, DE1940sClosed
Blue Coat InnJohn KoutoufaresDover, DEtil early 90s
Blue Comet DinerKaralis Family106 E. Baltimore Pk, Lansdowne, PAClosedEmpire Diner
Blue Hen RestaurantSam Pappas4th and Monroe Sts, Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Blue Jay RestaurantPhilippe and Athena Nicolaou22-24 West Main St, Norristown, PA1949=1969Closed
Blue Lantern RestaurantCharles RayiasAddress Unknown – DE1940sClosed
Broad Street DinerMichael Petrogiannis1135 S. Broad St, Phila, PA2011-PresentOperating
Broadway DinerKoulioutas FamilyCamden, NJPre-WWIIClosed
Brooklawn Diner297 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJOperatingSouth Grove Diner
Burpulis RestaurantPenns Grove, NJ1940sClosed
Busy Bee LunchWilliam/Agnes Ballas205 King St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Central GrillTsaganos BrothersAddress Unknown – DE1970sClosed
Central RestaurantJohn Diamond826 Market St, Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Charcoal HouseNick Evlon1836 Lovering Ave, Wilmington, DE1973-1980sClosed
Charlotte’s RestaurantJimmy Costalas3207 W. Chester Pike, Newtown Sq., PA1991-PresentOperating
Chasnick’s DinerCharlie/Nick SacalisPennsauken, NJ1967Closed
Cherry Hill Diner2341 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ1995-PresentOperatingWindsor Diner
Cherry Hill DinerJohn AthanasiosRoute 70 West, Cherry Hill, NJ1960-1971Closed
Chili PotJean/Gus Van Vures801 Orange St, Wilmington, DE1970sClosed
Chilimedos Tavern1024 Walnut St., Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Christy’s International RestaurantGlen Mills, PA1949-1970sClosed
Chuck WagonJohn GanoudisKirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DEtil mid 1980sClosed
Cinnaminson Diner1202 Route 130 N, Cinnaminson, NJGolden Eagle Diner
Clover DinerPentakis FamilyRoute 206, Vincentown, NJ1959-??Closed
Club DinerGeorge Giambanis, Bob Pantelous20 N Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ1964-PresentOperating
Coastline RestaurantChris Mourtos1240 Brace Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ
Colonial Diner924 N Broad St, Woodbury, NJOperatingWoodbury Diner
Colonial InnSteve HadgistavrouSmyrna, DE1940sClosed
Concordville InnHionis Family780 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA1973-PresentOperatingOriginally from 1770s
Constantinou’s House of BeefGeorge Constantinou1616 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE1959-1997Closed
Cooper Street Bistro Rest.TheodoreDimitrios GentchosCooper Street, Camden, NJ1939-1958Closed
Cooper Street DinerGregory GrammaticosCooper Street, Camden, NJClosed
Copper KettleTony/Tom/Nick/George Leounes204 W. 10th St, Wilmington, DE1948-1970sClosed
Cosmos Diner-RestaurantJohn & Elena Alexopoulos316 S Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE1981-PresentOperating
Costalas DinerCostalis FamilyGirard Ave and 8th Street, Philadelphia, PAClosed
Country Club DinerKokolis Family705 Haddonefield-Berlin Rd, Voorhees, NJ1961-2011Closed
Country Club DinerMichael Petrogiannis1717 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PAOperating
Country House InnD. HaldasWawa, PAtil early 90sClosed
Country Squire DinerCostalis Family2560 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA1964-PresentOperating
Court DinerQiriakos Adams140 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, PA1964-PresentOperating
Cubby HoleAngelo Karamihalis4th and Market Sts, Wilmington, DE
Crystal Lake Diner572 W. Cuthbert Blvd., Westmont, NJOperating
De De’s DinerAramingo and Castor Sts, Philadelphia, PAClosed
Delaware Lunch and Restaurant104 W. 10th St., Wilmington, DE1920sClosed
Delaware Room RestaurantTony & Paul ApostolopoulosRehobeth Beach, DE1960sClosed
Delrando DinerTom, Dino, Louie Argyropoulos7001 Route 130, Delran, NJ1959-1967ClosedThe Riven
Deluxe LuncheonnetteLaskaris BrothersNewark, DE19502-1980sClosed
Delta RestaurantDemetrios Tsipouras304-06 W. 9th St., Wilmington, DElate 80sClosed
Dew Kiss TakeoutsJohn Doucas Family4217 Ferne Blvd., Drexel Hill, PA1977-1986Closed
Diamond DinerDiamandis FamilyRoute 70, Cherry Hill, NJ1967-2008ClosedRt. 70 Diner
Diamond DinerKostas Diamandis1390 Route 38, Hainesport, NJ
Dionysos Restaurant2nd Street, Phila, PAClosed
Drexel DinerAddress Unknown – PA
Dynasty DinerNick Pappas, Nick Mantzas7001 Route 130, Delran, NJ1980-2010ClosedThe Riven, Delrando Diner
Eagle Diner808 Blackwood-Clementon Rd, Pine Hill, NJ
Eagle RestaurantAddress Unknown – PA
Effie’sEffie and Loula Bouikidis1127 Pine St., Philadelphia, PAOperating
Elgin DinerJerry Vallianos > George VallianosCamden, NJ1959Operating
Embers RestaurantGeorge TsaganosAddress Unknown1960s-1970sClosed
Essex Grille 1210 Market St., Wilmington, DEClosed
Essex RestaurantNearchos Mougianis/Paul Semos800 King St., Wilmington, DEtil early 90sClosed
Estia Taverna RestaurantPaskalis Family140 W. Route 70, Marlton, NJOperating
Estia RestaurantPaskalis Family1405-07 Locust St, Phila, PAOperating
Estia Taverna RestaurantPaskalis Family222 N. Radnor Chester Rd, Radnor, PAOperating
Eureka Lunch837 King St/8th & Orange St., Wilmington, DE1920sClosed
Executive InnGeorge Asimos9 W. 6th St., Wilmington, DEClosed
Fakis Lunch/Spiros LuncheonetteJohn/Spiros Fakis209 E. Front St., Wilmington, DE1938-1970sClosed
Famous Restaurant and LunchTheodore/Elefterios Lazopoulos4th and Frnech Sts, Wilmington, DE1928-1960sClosed
Federal DinerG. KalogirisCamden, NJ1930-1950Closed
Fisher’s Tudor HouseSteve Pavlis1858 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA Operating
Five Points RestaurantEdward/John LaskarisMaryland Ave, Wilmington, DE1960s-1990sClosed
Freeway DinerNick & Anna Diamantis, Jim Diamantis1215 Hurffville Rd, Deptford, NJ1978-2015Closed
Fruit Basket & RestaurantGeorge Burlotos and Mr. HoulisFederal Street, Camden, NJ1958-1975Closed
Forum RestaurantTerry/George Kousoulis, Peter RhodesRoute 70, Cherry Hil, NJ1958-1985Closed
G and G Lunch2012 Market St, Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Garrett Restaurant & Banquet RoomHarry Solomon Family/John Doucas Family/Karalis Family33-35 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA1960-1998Closed
Gateway DinerEmanuel Vasiliades>Chris Tzavidis, George ???2215 MacDade Boulevard, Holmes, PAOperating
Gateway Diner106 Broadway, Westville, NJOperating
Geanopoulos on Maryland AvenueAddress Unknown – DEClosed
George LunchLazaros GouvasRehobeth Beach, DE1970sClosed
George Regas ConfectioneryJohn Govatos/George Regas403 Market St., Wilmington, DE1918-1927Closed
George RestaurantTom MagirosElkton, MD1960sClosed
George’s RestaurantGeorge/Linda Argiroudis703 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE1990sClosed
Glasgow ArmsSclavos FamilyRoute 40, Wilmington, DEtil early 90sClosed
Golden Eagle DinerSotirios ????Route 130, Cinnaminson, NJThe Harvest Diner
Golden Greeks/Alpine RoomMacricostas835 King St., Wilmington, DE1956-1979Closed
Govatos Candies & LunchJohn/Nick/Richard/Nick/Richard Govatos4th & Market/8th & Market, Wilmington, DE1894-??Closed
Grand Coach GrilleWilliam E. SuflasRoute 73, Maple Shade, NJ1968-Closed
Grecian DinerMichael KlezarasduPont Highway, Wilmington, DE1969-1982Closed
Greenbrier InnGus ChigounisRoute 70, Cherry Hill, NJClosed
Gregory’s Soda Grill901 Adams St., Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Gus Tsionis Steak HouseGus TsionisDewey Beach, DE1970sClosed
Gus’s Restaurant713 Orange St., Wilmington, DE1949-1959Closed
Hank’s PlacePeter SkiadasChadds Ford, PA1990s-2017
Harry BallasHarry Ballas220 E. 9th St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Hathaways DinerKyrtatas Family10 Route 130 N, Cinnaminson, NJOperating
Hattington RestaurantHarry Solomon Family6227 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PAClosed
Harrison HouseGus/George Benas>Constantine/Mike Benas98 N. Main St, Mullica Hill, NJOperating
Harvest DinerSavva FamilyRoute 130, Cinnaminson, NJ
Havertown GrillNick Haselidis2409 W. Darby Rd, Havertown, PAOperating
Hearth RestaurantHarry/Nick Geanopoulos/Nicholas KledarasOdessa, DE1960s-2017Closed
Hi Seas RestaurantNick TsoukalasRehobeth Beach, DE1970sClosed
Hollywood DinerFoti and George Balis940 Mantua Pike, Woodbury Heights, NJ1985-PresentOperating
Hub RestaurantKramedas BrothersDover, DE1970sClosed
Ivystone RestaurantTim/Andy/Taki/Costa/Andy PapanicholasKirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DEtil mid 80sClosed
James StamoulisJames Stamoulis223 E. Front St., Wilmington,DE1930sClosed
James/Stella CooperJames/Stella Cooper213 W. 11th St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Jeff’s RestaurantConstantine Couvas8th and Shipley Sts., Wilmington, DE1939-1951Closed
Jersey DinerCinnaminson, NJ
Jimmy’s DinerNewark, DE1970sClosed
Jimmy’s RestaurantAddress Unknown – DE1960sClosed
John’s LuncheonetteJohn Vlassopoulos3rd and Cherry Sts, Phila, PA1975-1980Closed
John RodakisJohn Rodakis501 W. Front St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
John SarmousakisJohn Sarmousakis1 W. 4th St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
John/Constantine ApostalJohn/Constantine Apostal224 E. 6th St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Kaminski’s Sports Bar/Rest.Bill Balis1424 Brace Rd, Cherry Hill, NJOperating
Kennett Kandy KitchenAlexander D. Cozanitis108 State St, Kennet Square, PA1923-1970Operating
Kent Hotel & Restaurant837 Market St., Wilmington, DE1950s
Kent Manor InnJimmie BoinesS. Market St., Wilmington, DE
Kettle and Grill 230 N Maple Ave, Marlton, NJOperating
Kozy Korner RestaurantLaskaris/John, Nick, John Vouras426 Delaware Ave/906 Union St, Wilmington, DE1940s
Lambros’ Restaurant837 Market St., Wilmington, DE1927-1947Closed
Lampost Diner1378 Little Gloucester Rd, Clementon, NJ
Lansdowne DinerPete ArsenlisLansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PAClosed
Laskaris DinerAlex G Laskaris621 West Front St., Wilmington DE1930sClosed
Laskaris DinerJames P Laskaris719 Market St., Wilmington, DE1910sClosed
Laskaris & PolitesGeorge Laskaris/Augustos Polites402 Market St., Wilmington, DE1910sClosed
Legacy Diner136 S White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJOperatingWebers Colonial Diner
Libby’s RestaurantTed/Libby Hantzandreou227 West 8th St., Wilmington, DE1970sClosed
Limerick Diner411 W Ridge Pike, Limerick, PA1956-PresentOperating
Lintonia DinerGus and Charlie Chigounis530 Federal St., Camden, NJ1932Closed
Little Drum RestaurantPeter Kledaras204 W. 10th St., Wilmington, DE1962-1970sClosed
Little Pete’sPete KoutroubasPennsylvania Ave, Phila, PA1978-2017Closed
Llanerch DinerAlex Mastoris95 E Township Line Rd, Upper Darby, PAOperating
Longwood InnPeter SkiadasKennett Square, PAtil early 90sClosed
Lou’s DinerPenns Grove, PA1940sClosed
Lunch Box4 W. 7th St., Wilmington, DE1920sClosed
Lynnhaven InnGeorge AsimosduPont Highway, Wilmington, DE
Macedon DinerJerry KarapalidesFrankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA1977-1983ClosedSatellite Diner
Manhattan Lunch621 W. Front St., Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Manny’s PlaceManuel VanVures10t and French Sts, Wilmington, DE1980sClosed
Maple Shade DinerGeorge TsatsaronisRoute 73, Maple Shade, NJ1932-1984Closed
Maple Hill LuncheonetteCostos BollosMerchantville, NJ1950sClosed
Maritsa’s Main Street CaféKaliamouris Family106 E. Main St, Maplde Shade, NJ1999-PresentOperating
Marlane DinerEmanuel Vasiliades7260 Marshall Rd, Upper Darby, PAClosed
Marlane Diner (New)Efstathios Vasiliadis7260 Marshall Rd, Upper Darby, PAClosedMarlane Diner
Marlton Diner781 W Rte 70, Marlton, NJOperating
Maryland Quick LunchAnastasios Mikalopoulos/Nicholas Kledaras400 Maryland Ave., Wilmington, DE1933-1960sClosed
Mastoris DinerMastoris Family144 US-130, Bordentown, NJ1927-PresentOperating
M&R DinerFrankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA1983-1986ClosedMacedon Diner
Mayfair DinerMichael Petrogiannis7373 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA1932-PresentOperating
Mayfair RestaurantPeter and Theone Sotos317 Broadway, Camden, NJ1932-1965ClosedConey Island Restaurant
Meadows Diner101 S Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJOperating
Medport Diner122 NJ-70, Medford, NJOperating
Mendenhall InnHionis FamilyMendenhall, PAOperating
Melrose DinerMichael Petrogiannis1501 – 1527 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA1935-PresentOperating
Mikedas DinerAlex Mikedas105 W. Front St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Minella’s Diner320 Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA Operating
Metro Diner130 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ2009-2018ClosedPonzios
Michaels Family Restaurant3340 Street Rd., Bensalem, PA1992-PresentOperating
Midtown II RestaurantGus Hionis122 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA1974-2016Closed
Midtown III RestaurantGus Hionis28 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA Operating
Mythos414 Bank St, Cape May, NJ2006-PresentOperating
Mythos TavernaKosta and Dimitri Tzumakaris2 Wateford Rd, West Chester, PAClosed
Nassau RestaurantChigounis/Lacas/Valianos FamiliesRoute 70, Pennsauken, NJ1955-1968Closed
New Acropolis Restaurant1200 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PAClosed
New Jersey RestaurantHarry Calogeris230 Federal St, Camden, NJ1919-??Closed
New Kirkwood DinerPeter KledarasKirkwood Highway, DE
New Star RestaurantMichael Klezaras100 King St, Wilmington, DE1950-1967Closed
New York RestaurantJames G Sarros/Peter G Liarakos408-10 Market St, Wilmington, DE1916-1974Closed
Nicholas PetromesNicholas Petromes213 W. Front St., Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Nick CostasNick Costas800 French St, Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Oaklyn DinerOaklyn, NJClosed
Old Capitol Trail RestaurantPeter RayiasKirkwood Highway
Olga’s DinerDavid Stavros1600 Federal St, Camden, NJ1938-1966Closed
Olga’s DinerOlga Stavros, ??? Stavros100 W. Route 70, Marlton, NJ1960-2009Closed
Olga’s Diner, The NewKolovos,Mihos,Divos, Kapnisis, Plexidas Families100 W. Route 70, Marlton, NJ2019-PresentOperating
Olympia RestaurantWilliam Kledaras126 Market St1950s-1990s
Olympia Restaurant739 South Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJOperating
Olympic DinerTheodore Gentchos, Dimitrios GentchosCamden, NJClosed
Olympic Diner2 E. Black Horse Pk, Pleasantville, NJ
Olympic Diner142 E. Baltimore Ave, Clifton Heights, PAOperating
Onassis RestaurantTom Konidaris17th & Samson Sts, Phila, PAClosed
Oregon Diner302 W. Oregon Ave, Phila, PA1960s-PresentOperating
Palace Diner100 Route 73, West Berlin, NJ
Palas DinerPalas Family100 Route 73, Marlton, NJ
Pappas RestaurantPappas Family4400 Chichester Ave, Upper Chichester, PAOperating
Patio Restaurant832 Market St, Wilmington, DE1980s
P.B.’s DinerGreg Petsas, Gus BenasGlassboro, NJ1954-PresentOperatingP & B Diner
Pegasus I RestaurantMike, Nick, Louie Isihos445 Delsea Dr. Malaga, NJ1985-PresentOperating
Pegasus II RestaurantMike, Nick, Louie, Erik, Fotis Isihos251 S. Lincoln Ave, Vineland, NJ1993-PresentOperating
Penn Queen DinerKatsikas/Kontorousis/Lavdas Families7349 N. Crescent Blvd, Pennsauken, NJ1980-PresentOperating
Pennies Family RestaurantJohn/Penelope Danias196 N. duPont Highway, Wilmington, DEtil early 90sClosed
Pennys Family Restaurant206 S. Springfield Rd, Clifton Heights, PAOperating
People’s RestaurantEngelos Stefanou and Anthony LazosFederal Street, Camden, NJ1959-1970Closed
Peter Pan DinerS. Market St., Wilmington, DE
Phily DinerVasilis and Pete Balis31 S Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, NJ1990-PresentOperating
PK RestaurantPeter Kledaras798 W. 9th St., Wilmington, DEtil mid 60sClosed
Plaza Restaurant1930s
Ponzios BrooklawnMike Fisfis, Nick Fisfis130 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ1958-2009ClosedMetro Diner
Ponzios DinerFisfis Family7 Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ1964-presentOperating
Presidential DinerLouie KlekosVineland, NJ1970-1985Closed
Presto RestaurantCharles/Costas/James Tarabicos817 Market St, Wilmington, DE1920-1990Closed
Prince DinerPeter AneroussisBurlington, NJ
Pub Restaurant7600 Kaighns Ave., Pennsauken, NJ1930-PresentOperating
Quality Lunch106 W. 10th St, Wilmington, DE1920sClosed
Quality LunchThomas PappasWest Chester, PA1949-1960sClosed
Rexys Bar and Restaurant700 E. Black Horse Pike, W.Collingswood Heights, NJOperating
The Riven Diner7001 Route 130, Delran, NJClosed
Rialto RestaurantAntonios Anastasakis/George Morakis Families9th St & Morton Ave, Chester, PA1890s-1960sClosed
Richmond DinerRichmond Ave and Tioga St, Philadelphia, PA
Riverwinds RestaurantHelene, Foti and George Balis1075 Riverwinds Dr, West Deptford, NJ2010-PresentOperation
Robin Hood RestaurantHarry TsoukalasRehobeth Beach, DE1970s
Route 66 RestaurantDino and Ria (Mitoulis) Pierelli2700 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJOperating
Royal DinerManuel PentelakisS. Market St, Wilmington, DEtil early 1980sClosed
R-Way Diner
Sage DinerRoustas Family1170 Route 70, Marlton, NJ1992-PresentOperating
Salem Oak DinerChristine Zervas113 W Broadway, Salem, NJ1955-PresentOperating
Savoy RestaurantGeorge Soumakis2 W. 5th St, Wilmington, DE1949-1973Closed
Seven Star Diner1890 Hurffville Rd, Sewell, NJOperating
Schellenger’s RestaurantJohn/Irene Karros & Tony/Valerie Trivelis 3516 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood, NJ1978-PresentOperating
Simon Dining RoomArsenis and Anastasakes Families`8th and King Sts, Wilmington, DE1910sClosed
Skylight RestaurantMike/Ann Demetriades2nd and Market Sts, Wilmington, DEtil mid 70sClosed
Splendid Restaurant10 E. 7th St, Wilmington, DE1940sClosed
Spring Garden Street DinerPhilippe Nicolaou.Konstantinos Bottos435 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA1949-PresentOperatingAs Silk City Diner & Bar
Star RestaurantJames Lambros/Thomas Caravasilis707 Market St, Wilmington, DE1910sClosed
Starview Diner9 S White Horse Pike, Somerdale, NJOperating
State RestaurantDover, DE1970sClosed
Stephen SapunasStephen Sapunas2116 Market St, Wilmington, DE1930sClosed
Steve & Stevens RestaurantSteve Sapunas/Steve (Gicarakes) Gicoy721 W. Front St, Wilmington, DE1910sClosed
Stratford Diner19 S White Horse Pike, Stratford, NOperating
South Grove DinerJerry Karapalides, Mike Potkidis, Louie Klekos297 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ1964-1973ClosedEl Rancho
South Street SouvlakiTom Vasiliades509 South St, Philadelphia, PA 1977-PresentOperating
Sugar BowlGeorge Merras/Laskaris/Geanopoulos?420 Market St, Wilmington, DE1920sClosed
Suburban DinerNick Sotiros14 Street Rd, Feasterville-Trevose, PA1992-PresentOperating
Surfside DinerJohn FamilyLavender & Ocean Sts, Wildwood, NJ1963-2002Closed
Surfside West DinerJohn FamilyCresse & NJ Ave, Wildwood, NJ1963-PresentOperatingCrestwood Diner
Sweet Water RestaurantKyrtatas Family10 Route 130 N, Cinnaminson, NJOperating
Sylvania Bar & RestaurantThird & Morton, Chester, PAClosed
T’Adelphia RestaurantEvan/Jimmy Papanicholas/AkillasNewark, DE1988-1997Closed
Tarabicos RestaurantJohn TarabicosUnion St, Wilmington, DE
Terminal News RestaurantCharles Rayias1940s
Texas WeinersNickolas Valko101 E. 4th St, Wilmington, DE1930s
Theo HovardasTheo Hovardes211 E. 4th St, Wilmington, DE1930s
Tiffany DinerMichael Petrogiannis9010 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia, PAOperating
Tiffin RestaurantHelen Valangoutis/Ann Liarakos1210 Market St, Wilmington, DEtil late 90sClosed
Tom’s DinerDelaware and Washington Aves, Phila, PAClosed
Town and Country DinerMichale Mavrogiannis177 US-130, Bordentown, NJ
Town House913 Shipley St, Wilmington, DE1949-1973Closed
Towne TalkTony/Ronnie Leounes213 W 11th St1950-1983
Towne TavernKirtiles?Dover, DE1960sClosed
Towne WharfGeortge ManisMarket St, Wilmington, DE1970s-1980sClosed
Trolly Stop DinerMichael Vasiliades11 West State St, Media, PAClosed
Twentieth Century GrillJohn Pappas402 Market St, Wilmington, DE1940s-1970sClosed
Twins Delux DinerStamos FamilyPhiladelphia, PA
USA CaféPeter PahidesMarket Street, Marcus Hook, PAClosed
Vegas DinerGeorge K.1307 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood, NJ1979-PresentOperating
Victory Bar and GrillAndy and Loukia Likogiannis795 Route 73, Berlin, NJOperating
Victory DinerD. SikoutrisPenns Grove, NJ1940sClosed
Village GrillP. Laskaris1904 Market St, Wilmington, DE1940s-1970sClosed
Vincentown DinerMelliseratos2357 Rt. 206, Southampton, NJ1970-PresentOperating
Voorhees Diner320 NJ-73, Voorhees Township, NJOperating
Walter’s SteakhouseJohn Constantinou802 N. Union St, Wilmington, DE1993-???
Wedgewood InnTed Peetros23rd and Market Sts, Philadelphia, PA1933-2000Closed
Westmont DinerChristos and Joann ???317 Haddon Ave, Westmont, NJOperating
Whitman DinerGeorge Poulianas, Jeanie Poulianas4990 NJ-42, Blackwood, NJOperating
Williams RestaurantBill Williams FamilyUpper Darby, PAClosed
Wilmington Dry Goods Lunch barHelen Valangoutistil early 70sClosed
Windsor DinerAlex Mastoris, George Mastoris, Nick Mamas2341 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJClosedNow Cherry Hill Diner
Woodbury Diner924 N Broad St, Woodbury, NJClosedColonial Diner
Woodstown DinerEngelo Stefanou, Tony Lazos16 E Avenue, Woodstown, NJOperating
Zesty’sTom and Shelley Konidaris4382 Main St, Philadelphia, PA1993-PresentOperating
Zorba’s11 E. 4th St, Wilmington, DElate 80s
Zorba’s TavernaKosta Kravvaritis>Nikos, Maria, Stavros, Yiannis2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA1997-PresentOperating
5 O’Clock DinerPeter Kledaras10 W. 2nd Street, Wilmington, DE1940sClosed

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If you would like to donate in honor of the exceptional person in your life, especially the person whose photos you have shared with us, for $50 we will include your name in the Program Booklet prepared for the evening.

Donor packages for supporters of the event and the organization are available at all levels, beginning at $100.

Contact Nick Yiantsos for more information on donations at (609) 670-2749


Sponsorship Opportunities

(Customized opportunities available)

$5000 – Diamond / Presenting Sponsor (Exclusive – One available)

$2500 – Emerald

$1000 – Sapphire

$500 – Ruby

$100 – Pearl

Contact Nick Yiantsos for more information on sponsorships at (609) 670-2749


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