Pinecrest Restaurant and Truck Stop to close this August

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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.

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  • All the best to Bill and Kay, I stopped at the Pinecrest on a regular basis and it felt like home.

  • They will surely be missed, we visited them several times over the years and we think of them as part of our family. I hope they enjoy their well deserved retirement.