Hopefully, someone will save this neat-o diner and give it new
life; it's a really cool building and it would be a waste to see it forgotten or
I S I T O R C O M M E N TS
Our pal Gene writes, "The Ritz
Bakery was very successful and I don't know why it went out of business. It was famous for
its NY style cheesecake and we used to go there on Sat. nights after the movies for a
Ted writes in, "This abandoned diner was
originally known as the L & M Diner (never found out what the initials stood for). It
was built in the early '70's, and was quite a popular place to eat, as it was always
packed. In later years it changed owners and became the Ritz, a busy place too...until the
mid to late '90's, when it just fizzled out to become what you see today"
Tom R has these fond memories of the place, "I
live in San Jose California now, but I grew up in Monmouth County N.J. I was looking
through the "abandoned" locations websites, & when I saw this diner I
immediatly recognized the L&M Diner that is located right by the Seaview Square Mall
on Hwy 35. My Dad used to take us there years ago. I remember a Greek decoration scheme,
& blue sparkle upholstery on the booth & counter seats. I remember that the food
was good. I havent been to a good diner since I was in NJ about a year ago. You just cant
beat the food in that area. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES!"
Lou shares the following, "...we use to go there all the time, the
bakery was my best part of the dinner, it was separate from the dinner
and you could take out from there, everything was fresh and so good,
dinner food was also very good with a large menu and was alway busy not
sure either why it went out of biz, its located on the Asbury Circle in
MMM, sounds delicious... wish we had had
the chance to sample that cheesecake for ourselves! Thanks for the info, you guys! -Shady
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