Vaughan, Ont. – After 45 years as a family-run business, the Pinecrest Restaurant and Truck Stop located on Hwy 7 between Jane and Keele will be closing its doors.
Kay and Bill Nikolakakos took over the landmark truck stop in 1969 when they were just a couple of newlyweds. Since then, they worked together and built up a loyal clientele. The charming restaurant is covered in more than 500 decorative plates from returning customers who bring them as a souvenir to the Nikolakakos’.
Regulars of the beloved truck stop will miss the couple’s hospitality and home-cooked food.
Pinecrest’s doors officially close on August 2nd, 2014, so patrons are encouraged to drop by and say hello (and goodbye) one last time before then.
Bill and Kay circa 1970
Bill and Kay today
Pinecrest Restaurant, 1969
Pinecrest Restaurant today
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