UNDER CONSTRUCTION! 10/17/08 - Still working on web page. updated April 2020
Diners - see this page for more info on these diners below
Purpose of Buffalo area web pages.
These pages are an
attempt to document every diner that existed in the Buffalo, NY region.
There are too many diners where we only know what was given in
the city directories and nothing else.
Am I missing a diner? Do I have a restaurant listed that wasn't an actual diner? Do you have a question?
Move over to my message board,
and leave a message. Please note that the password needed is
"temp" without the quotation marks. That password will work for both
You will also find an email address on my message board page that you can use to contact me.
Oct 17 - There is more to add, but I wanted to get the majority of the information on-line when the book "Diners of New York" comes out.
Robert's Restaurant - Robert Estes 1955 - 1964
NY Rt 5, Clarence
NY Rt 5, Woodlawn
Lake Effect Diner
Main St (NY Rt 5), Buffalo
Swan Street Diner
Swan St, Buffalo
Past Diners - under construction!
more diner listings, click on the individual regions on the map on top)
Vic's Diner - 4702 Broadway
Victor Smorczeski -1963 - 1964
Park Diner - 8 E. Quaker
Woodlawn Diner - 3199 Lake Shore
Mary L. Schweikert -1963 - 1965+
Bell's Diner - 3251 Lake Shore
Sidney & Isabelle Schweikert -1963 - 1965+
Lancaster Lunch Car 1920s
Blue Sun Diner - 5236 Broadway
Mary Molinaro -1963 - 1965+
Club Diner - 5611 Main
Benjamin L. Buyer 1959 - 1960
Michael Burgio & Edward Frost 1961
Alex A & Maureen A. Jessome 1962 - 1966+
Monahan's East Hill Diner - Main St.Bowmansville
Sophia's Magic Chef Diner - 5247 Genesee - Sophia Bienik (probably a Valentine)Cheektowaga
Airport Diner - Victor Arcangel 1931-1939 (Liberty)
Aero Diner - Genesee @ Airport - Leo Murphy 1938
Beach Diner - Genesee @ Beach - Demolished 1953
Possible Diners - can anyone verify these?!
Marine Diner on Gascon St. 1950s
Poll-Parrot Diner 1950s
Ruthie & Vera's Diner Genesee St. 1950s
Dick's Diner - Broadway - Cheektowago
5 Point Diner - Depew
Jack's Diner or Edith's Diner - 2179 Niagara
Myrt's Diner 1287 Bailey @ Lovejoy
Perry Diner 126 Michigan @ Perry
457 Union in Gardenville(West Seneca) 1932 not in 1943
This page is copyright Michael Engle and nydiners.com
Thanks goes out to Vince Martonis and the Hanover History Center in Silver Creek, NY