North Carolina Diners

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Mattie's Diner
Charlotte, NC
Mattie's Diner is a 1949 Fodero. It was originally known as the Bound Brook Diner when it was located in Bound Brook, NJ. It was moved into storage in 2001 in Somerville, NJ. In 2008, it was moved here. As of 2010, when these photos were taken, there was still renovation work going on. It opened later that year. The diner closed in 2015 and was moved into storage again. A new site was found and the diner reopened in 2022. [map]

Angie's Diner
Charlotte, NC
Angie's Diner was previously known as Gert's Lil Diner. It was manufactured by Colonial Fixtures which produced at least two other diners. This diner is probably from the 1950s. Gert's closed in 1995. Angie's has been here since at least 2007. For more, see this website. [map]

La Bamba Mexican Restaurant
Greensboro, NC
This diner sits behind the La Bamba Mexican Restaurant. It is now used as the restaurant's smoking section. This diner was previously located at a different spot in Greensboro where it was known as the Southern Queen Hot Shoppe. This Paramount diner is probably from the late 1940s. The building design is quite similar to the Vale-Rio Diner that was in Phoenixville, PA. In 2022, the diner was completely painted over with tan paint. [map]

Kill Devil Grill
Kill Devil Hills, NC
The Kill Devil Grill is a 1940 Kullman. It was originally installed in Newport News, VA where it was known as the Victory Diner. It was moved to Richmond, VA and renamed Sam's Diner. In later years, it became the Tex-Mex Cafe. It was restored and reopened here as Millie's Diner and operated from 1996-2000. It has been the Kill Devil Grill since 2002. In addition to the food, this place features tabletop jukeboxes and alcohol. [map]

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