BERRY BITS: Farewell To The Shalimar Diner -
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.

Originally published in the December 2018 Juniper Berry Magazine

BERRY BITS: Farewell To The Shalimar Diner

Since 1974, a quick bus or car ride up Penelope Ave and across Queens Blvd was how local residents would arrive at the Shalimar Diner, located on 63rd Drive at Austin Street in Rego Park. The popular eatery served its last meal on Thanksgiving weekend. We are sad to see it go, but the owners had little choice, due to the cost of their lease skyrocketing. There is no word at this time what will take its place, but the classic decor will live on in The Wolf of Wall Street, a 2013 film that was partially filmed there.

December 2018 Juniper Berry Magazine

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