Buffalo residents, make sure you check out the new in depth look at the diners that were once in Buffalo

Now available!!!

 Diners of New York

published by Stackpole Books
 written by Michael Engle and Mario & Lucille Monti.

Ordering Information :

You can go to any major online book store if you are out of state
or you could check out your favorite independent store.

Stackpole has also published these diner books.

Diners of Pennsylvania
Diners of New England

End of 2009 update

Click here for a 6 page update to the book! Free!

Just print out these pages and cut to size.

Current Book Signings

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Mario Monti will not be available at this time.

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NYDiners.com presents special extras to the book/Additional Information:

   Here at the website, we'd like to bring you special stories to give you a flavor of what to expect in the actual book. So if you like these stories, we think you'll love the book.  Occasionally, we will put more new stories on-line here for your enjoyment.  We might even include stories created from readers of the book.

McGrath's Diner - Pawling Newburgh, a case study in diners.

Diners We Missed :

Perry's Restaurant
3482 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn (Sheepshead Bay) - 718-934-9800
Phillip's Diner
415 Ford St, Ogdensburg - 315-393-9738
Dan's Diner
NY Rt 203, Spencertown - 518-392-9555
Omega Diner
1809 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park 11040 - 516-354-4666 - remake DeRaffele 1991
Cook Room
276 NY Rt 25, Middle Island, 11953 - 631-696-4260 - Mountain View, rem by Kullman

Complete list of changes found here.


We're bound to have missed something along the way, or you just want to add a good story to go along with a diner of yesterday or today. This will be your place to do so.

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Chapters :
All numbers are approximate
New York City - 100 diners
Queens - 48 -=- Brooklyn - 22 -=- Bronx - 12 -=- Manhattan - 9 -=- Staten Island - 9
Long Island - 100 diners
Lower Hudson Valley - 91 diners
Catskills - 31 diners
Capital District and Adirondacks - 36 diners
Central Leatherstocking - 40 diners
Western and Finger Lakes - 26 diners

Total  - 422 diners