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Florida Diners

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Jack's Hollywood Diner
Hollywood, FL
Jack's Hollywood Diner is a Mountain View (#328) from 1953. It was originally known as Freddie's Diner. [map]

Kappy's Subs
Maitland, FL
Kappy's Subs is housed in a Valentine diner from 1964. It originally housed a Whataburger which closed in 1966. Since 1967, the diner has housed Kappy's Subs. [map]

11th Street Diner
Miami Beach, FL

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The 11th Street Diner is a Paramount from 1948. It opened here in 1992. It was originally located in Wilkes-Barre, PA where it was known as the Olympic Diner. [map]

former Mignonette
North Miami, FL
Mignonette was housed in a modern diner. It was built by Paramount Modular Concepts in 1994 for Hannah's Gourmet Diner which closed around 2015. Mignonette opened there in 2017 and closed after only a few months. The diner has been vacant since then. [map]

Angel's Diner
Palatka, FL
Angel's Diner opened in 1932 as Angel's Dining Car. Not a "true" prefabricated, shipped-to-site diner, this was originally a railroad dining car. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

St. Pete Beach:
Pelican Diner [in storage] [photo thanks Mark Comstock]

Gator's Corner
St. Petersburg, FL
Gator's Corner is housed in an O'Mahony diner from around 1954. The last long-term restaurant use was as Shirley's Soul Food. It housed Gator's Corner, a thrift store, since around 2016. It appeared to be closed in 2020. The interior was jammed full of stuff, making it look more like a storage unit than a store. For more, see this website. [map]

Nicko's Diner
Tampa, FL

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Nicko's Diner is an O'Mahony from around 1952. It was originally known as Ayer's Diner. It became Nicko's in 1980. In 2018, it began housing the Chop Chop Shop. [map]

Lucky Dog Diner
Venice, FL

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The Lucky Dog Diner was housed in a Valentine diner from 1955. It closed in 2020. It was originally known as the Bel-Bree Diner. After that, it was known as Uncle B's Coney Dogs and Toni's Place. For more, see this website. [map]

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