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Pinecrest Restaurant and Truck Stop to close this August

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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5 Comments » for Pinecrest Restaurant and Truck Stop to close this August
  1. robert bell says:

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

  2. Mike Schnurr says:

    8 Farmstead Cres

    Congrats and I hope that you enjoy your well deserved retirement

  3. carol says:

    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.

  4. Dave Sherrer says:

    Have a great retirement,Bill and Kay am gonna miss those great homecooked meals.

  5. Best coffee I ever had. The souvenirs of Pinecrest Speedway always had my head spinning while in there, too much info too fast. Have a great retirement!

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