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A Guide to New York's Old-Time Lunch Counters

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With the impending closure of the 74 year-old New York classic diner Prime Burger, it's hard not to get a bit nostalgic. Although many of the city's most famous and beloved lunch counters have faded into the past, a few around town still offer a glimpse into a different era of dining; a time of egg creams, swiveling stools, and 25 cent coffees. From counters with old-school soda taps to collectable Coke bottles, Eater's got a guide to 12 old-time lunch counters around NYC.

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B & H Dairy Restaurant

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Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

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Lexington Candy Shop

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Tom's Restaurant

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Jahn's Ice Cream Shop

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Cup & Saucer

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The 7th Avenue Donut Shop

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Stage Restaurant

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La Bonbonniere

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Johny's Luncheonette

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Viand Coffee Shop

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Hinsch's

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B & H Dairy Restaurant

Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

Lexington Candy Shop

Tom's Restaurant

Jahn's Ice Cream Shop

Cup & Saucer

The 7th Avenue Donut Shop

Stage Restaurant

La Bonbonniere

Johny's Luncheonette

Viand Coffee Shop

Hinsch's

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