This Massachusetts Diner Has Been Named One Of The Best In America
LoveFood put together this list of “retro diners with bottomless charm,” as reported by Boston 25 News. New England is well represented with 2 Maine diners, one in Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. They tabulated their “best of” list from user reviews, awards and accolades received by the establishments.
Based on those criteria, Casey Diner in Natick ranked near the top. Considered to be one of the oldest U.S. diners in operation, Casey’s was first established in 1890, according to their website. When Fred Casey first started out, it was just 4 stools and a horse-drawn wagon. The 1922 Worcester Dining car you now visit has been in Natick since 1927.
Hot Diggity Dog
Ask anyone in the know about Casey’s and they’ll likely mention the dogs. The landmark spot is famous for their steamed hot dogs. And by the way, the diner is still in the Casey family, and has been for 3 generations now. It’s even listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Famous for its steamed hotdogs, Casey’s is a local landmark in Natick, serving generations of families for more than a century. The Diner is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the oldest operating diners in Massachusetts (possibly even the United States! Make sure to ask for your dog ‘all around. That means it comes with relish, onions and mustard.
The This Massachusetts Diner Has Been Named One Of The Best In America also serves up some other traditional favorites like baked beans, burgers, pies and shakes! As described in the article, Casey’s has a long wooden bar, classic diner stools, retro floor tiles, and a bun steamer that pre-dates the diner by around 30 years.”
6 Other New England Diners Named The Best In The U.S.:
- Olympia Diner: Newington, Connecticut
- Palace Diner: Biddeford, Maine
- A1 Diner: Gardiner, Maine
- Red Arrow Diner: Manchester, New Hampshire
- Jigger’s Diner: East Greenwich, Rhode Island
- The Blue Benn Diner: Bennington, Vermont
You can see the full LoveFood list, HERE.